In this special guest feature, Al Nugent, co-author of the guide “Big Data for Dummies,” looks back at some of the definitions and predictions from the book and see if they still have relevance in today’s technology landscape.
IBM (NYSE: IBM) has announced it is collaborating with Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY), a leading national research center in Germany, to speed up management and storage of massive volumes of x-ray data. The planned Big Data and Analytics architecture based on IBM software defined technology can handle more than 20 gigabyte per second of data at peak performance.
In the video presentation below, industry luminary John Chambers makes a keynote presentation at the recent useR! 2014 conference, Interfaces, Efficiency and Big Data.
For an illuminating look at the history and future of predictive analytics and big data, here is The Analytics Big Bang – predictive analytics reaches critical mass as big data and new technologies collide.
MapR is a major player in the Hadoop distribution marketplace that seems to be growing in leaps and bounds. I caught up with CMO Jack Norris to get his perspectives on the Hadoop ecosystem. In the interview below Jack talks candidly about MapR’s recent round of funding and how the company is priming itself for an IPO. Read on for more important insights from MapR!