There has been a lot of discussion lately about enterprise data hubs. Two major Hadoop distributions, Cloudera and MapR, are making a lot of noise to the business community with the statement that the center of gravity is shifting away from data warehouses toward Hadoop.
A very timely article recently appeared in Forbes that focused on several issues that may hold back big data from contributing to the bottom line in the near term, How Soon Will Big Data Yield Big Profits? This topic is on the mind of many companies in the process or contemplating the move into big data technology solutions.
By Nikita Ivanov, CEO of GridGain in Memory Computing. In the last 12 months we observed a growing trend that use cases for distributed caching are rapidly going away as customers are moving up stack… in droves. Let me elaborate by highlighting three points that when combined provide a clear reason behind this observation.
It’s great to see a mainstream publication such as the Wall Street Journal covering an upstart tech industry like Big Data as it provides legitimacy and exposure in corporate circles. I was therefore energized to see a recent article “The Corporate Downside of Big Data” by Dr. John Jordan, professor at Penn State University. Unfortunately, the […]
A recent survey of 500 U.S. business and IT executives responsible for technical or strategic decisions affecting data at their company shows the big data phenomenon has business of all sizes re-evaluating methods and strategies for managing and using data. The survey was conducted by IT industry non-profit organization CompTIA. The survey results constitute positive reinforcement […]
A challenging trend is happening in the Big Data industry, many data sets are increasingly foreign in terms of the data analysis tools available to extract intelligence from them. It isn’t the size of the data set that is daunting; by big data standards, size is often quite manageable. It is the sheer complexity and lack […]