Henry Newman writes that the run on SSD company acquisitions has a recurring theme in the industry that simply does not bode well.
Machine learning and its application in advanced analytics is one area that will make both the public and private sectors data-savvier than anything we’ve seen so far.
In the past year or so, Big Data quickly has evolved from what some characterized as just another popular catchphrase into an established new era. But hype doesn’t automatically transform a buzzword into a best business practice. A number of factors, such as measurable results, continued focus and sustainability, dictate whether a concept is much […]
EMC has officially announced the refresh of the VNX line of storage technologies.
Flavio Villanustre writes that convergence of HPC and Big Data applications is being driven by machine learning.
Last week Skyera, a make of all flash array storage announced the skyEagle Series. Available in the first half of 2014, this product is notable for breaking the $2/GB barrier for an all-flash array. The product boasts an impressive 500 TB of capacity in a 1 U form factor. In contrast, the largest capacity available […]
Over at the Big Data Hub, Edd Dumbill writes that the most lasting benefit Big Data will bring to business worldwide is agility. Business should acknowledge that it’s not just new tools such as Hadoop that have created data-driven success, but an organizational attitude. The role of IT has split in two: one half to […]
This week Cloudera introduced Sentry, a new Apache-licensed open source project that delivers the industry’s first fine-grained authorization framework for Hadoop. Using an independent security module that integrates with open source SQL query engines Apache Hive and Cloudera Impala, Sentry delivers advanced authorization controls to enable multi-user applications and cross-functional processes for enterprise datasets. As […]