Big data is a set of technologies that need to be integrated with each other and with enterprise capabilities, meaning business processes, applications, relational databases and more. David Corrigan, director of product marketing for InfoSphere, explains IBM’s big data platform.
John McPherson, Distinguished Engineer from IBM Research, introduces the Hadoop platform. This is part 1 of a 3 part series in which John discusses Hadoop, the Big data Ecosystem, use cases and aspects of Big Data that IBM research are focusing on.
James Kobielus recaps the July 24 big data tweetchat, sharing insights from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Trident Marketing, TDWI and others. Find out how they started their big data initiatives, their results to date and advice for others.
James Kobielus recaps his recent Facebook Quick Hits, on RAM as a dumping ground, big data's optimal deployment model, frictionless sandboxes, sexy statistics and big data "scores," and advanced visualization.