Big data is an industry ecosystem in which the open-source approaches have great momentum. Open-source platforms—including Hadoop, NoSQL and R—are expanding their footprint in advanced analytics. As the enterprise Hadoop market continues to mature and many companies deploy their clusters for the
Nothing screams “speed of business” quite like in-memory technology. On Wednesday, March 27, I participated in an IBM Twitter chat with analysts, influencers, thought leaders, fellow IBM-ers and others on this very topic. The event took take place from 12-1pm EDT and used hashtag #bigdatamgmt. (You
In-memory architectures are velocity with a vengeance. With business’ never-ending demand for more speed, widespread adoption of in-memory platforms is inevitable. As the cost of dynamic random access memory continues to decline, in-memory environments will become the lightning-fast data platform
When thinking of use cases for big data analytics, consider your need for immediacy. Do you have the need to know now, not just the ability to know now? In other words, would you do something differently at that moment if you knew the answer immediately?
Here are the quick-hit ponderings that I posted on the IBM Netezza Facebook page this past week. I started the week in a sentimental mood, then developed my 2020 vision, then tried my best to cram it all in memory, then into the palm of my hand, and then finally crammed far more recommendation