Book Review: Think Bigger

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In “Think Bigger: Developing a Successful Big Data Strategy for Your Business” (AMACOM, April 2014), author Mark van Rijmenam offers real-world insights and clear explanations to make getting a firm grasp on Big Data manageable for business leaders at all levels, in companies of all sizes and shapes.

White House Releases Report on Big Data

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The White House published a new report that explores the impact of big data on the economy, government, and society. The report noted the many ways that data is creating saving lives, making the government work better, and improving the economy. It also outlined a series of recommendations to promote privacy, fairness, and non-discrimination.

Mellanox Collaborates with IBM to Speed In-Memory Data Grids

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Today Mellanox announced a collaboration with IBM to deliver a high-performance infrastructure for NoSQL Databases and In-Memory Data Grids.

Siemens AG Relies on Teradata Architecture

Teradata (NYSE: TDC), a leading analytic data platforms, applications and services company announced today that Siemens AG will be able to enhance its manufacturing processes and product quality by deploying Teradata technology.

IBM Goes Deep for Big Data Market with POWER8 Open Server Innovation

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“This is the first truly disruptive advancement in high-end server technology in decades, with radical technology changes and the full support of an open server ecosystem that will seamlessly lead our clients into this world of massive data volumes and complexity,” said Tom Rosamilia, Senior Vice President, IBM Systems and Technology Group. “There no longer is a one-size-fits-all approach to scale out a data center. With our membership in the OpenPOWER Foundation, IBM’s POWER8 processor will become a catalyst for emerging applications and an open innovation platform.”

Interview: LC Technology International Stores Data in Cross-Platform Environments

When disaster strikes, lost data could cost you your business. LC Technology International is continually improving their data recovery products to meet these needs.

Teradata Unveils QueryGrid to Couple Hadoop and Analytic Databases

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Teradata (NYSE: TDC), the analytic data platforms, marketing applications and services company, today delivered a complete big data solution with Teradata QueryGrid™, the software that optimizes analytics across the enterprise and beyond.

Interview: NetApp and Policy-Based Data Management for the Enterprise

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“Key industries including healthcare, retail, telecommunication, media and entertainment, financial services and the government leverage NetApp solutions to manage large amounts of content, expand technology infrastructures without disrupting operations, and improve data-intensive workflows.”

A Brief History of Big Data

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Big data is a relatively new phenomenon comprised of a number of disciplines that contribute to making the technology possible. But have you ever wondered how we got here, how big data evolved over time?

Video: Sqream Technologies Powers Big Data Insight with GPUs

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In this video from the GPU Technology Conference 2014, Ami Gal from Sqream Technologies describes the company’s innovative Big Data processing technology. “Can you compare the technology of today with the technology of tomorrow? Yes, with SQream Technologies you can. This is because SQream Technologies uses GPUs to capture, store and process Big Data within seconds, resulting in 100x faster insights. Big Data analytics, once considered unattainable, can now be achieved in a matter of seconds with SQream’s hassle-free, robust analytic database.”