Spark just seems to be getting big play everywhere in the technology arena. What is Spark? And do you need it? Get a good glimpse into its in-memory execution capabilities, some of its key components, its integrations and its availability as a service.
Evolving Internet of Things technology is paving the way for ongoing innovation—from smart thermostats and smart cars to other smart devices—through continuous access to its data streams. And while ongoing access to that data inspires the magic behind Internet of Things solutions, it also offers an
Metadata and governance might not have a long history of setting hearts ablaze, but those who are recognizing their importance to self-service are looking to metadata to help organizations fully leverage a wide range of assets across the business. Discover why metadata and governance are taking a
Open source is a disruptor that never quits, and it seems to be penetrating and transforming every aspect of established data, analytics and application ecosystems. In this podcast, recorded at IBM InterConnect 2016, listen to Kamille Nixon, portfolio marketing manager at IBM, share her expert
What do you do during the calm before the storm? Discover how insurers can harness weather data in their operations to offer weather alerts for policyholders, helping prevent claims while boosting customer retention.
The open source Hadoop framework accommodates distributed storage and processing of large data sets on clusters of computers through the use of programming models. If that description sounds complex, then dig into this breakdown of Hadoop components to gain an understanding of just how flexible
Without question, the Internet of Things impacts our daily lives—or it soon will be. And one key area of impact is business transformation. Hear what some business leaders in a variety of industries had to say about the impact of the Internet of Things on business transformation in a recent panel
Apache Spark not only excels at data warehousing, in-memory environments for building data marts and other functions, it also is well suited for pulling data from a wide range of sources and transforming and cleansing that data in an Apache Hadoop cluster. And then there is Spark’s complementary
Green practices in the construction industry are producing smart buildings that offer tremendous levels of energy efficiency. Take a look at three building projects that apply Internet of Things technology to help significantly reduce energy consumption in smart buildings that showcase going green
Visionary institutions have already realized the possibilities of advancing educational opportunities with new technologies. The rapid digitization of the education industry and the emergence of cognitive systems are happening in parallel.
Lately, the IoT platform is getting a lot of attention. A platform provides tremendous value by linking the IoT endpoints to the applications and analytics needed to generate business outcomes. It’s the linchpin in a holistic IoT solution because it enables the data generated at the endpoints to be
As the world continues to grow increasingly interconnected by Internet of Things sensors and big data technology, new targets for hackers emerge. One target on the horizon is the automobile. Can we protect the next wave of automobile innovation from nefarious hacking? See what five experts in
Over the past two years, several new entrants to the market and existing players have been rapidly building offerings, and the use cases for streaming analytics are pervasive. The Forrester Wave™: Big Data Streaming Analytics, Q1 2016, reports “Streaming analytics are critical to building
In a podcast recorded at IBM InterConnect 2016, Roger Strukhoff, executive director, Tau Institute for Global ICT Research, shares his expert perspective on how open source initiatives are transforming the Internet Of Things.