If you're looking at building a big data back end for your mobile app, you'll really want to read Ashish Thusoo's post in Datanami.
Cloud and M2M implementations are about to shift into high gear in manufacturing environments as the sector moves from sporadic, data-driven applications to far more sophisticated and integrated deployments, according to a new Frost & Sullivan report. For example, the implementation of artificial intelligence for advanced robotics.
BlueData's vision is to enable Hadoop-as-a-Service or Spark-as-a-Service on-premises. Intel and a few others apparently share that vision because those investors just collectively bet $20 million in Series C funding for the company. But Intel went a big step further and teamed with BlueData to mash up BlueData's infrastructure software for big data with Intel's data center architecture based on Intel Xeon.
Just because it may seem like the cloud will magically solve all of your problems, it isn't the case. There is a lot to consider when shopping around for the perfect cloud solution.
Predictive analytics in healthcare are a little dicier because gaps exist in our knowledge of biology that create wild cards in modeling. Even so, the current trends in pooling healthcare data globally, mining past clinical trial data and patient data and adding more nuanced data that was harder or impossible to gather and analyze earlier are already rendering strong results.
It was Onyara – the lead contributor of the Apache NiFi project – came to be spun out of the NSA through its NSA Technology Transfer Program last year. Today, Hortonworks announced its intent to acquire Onyara and thus plug its technological wizardry into the Hortonworks DataFlow product.
The MapR Hadoop Distro is immediately available in Amazon Web Services Marketplace, giving customers another option in executing big data projects in the AWS Cloud.
CareerBuilder – after hearing hiring companies complain that recruitment data from multiple job candidate sources was too complex and an analysis sinkhole – decided to partner with Broadbean to create and launch the Big Data Analytics Suite to resolve HR's big data headache.
Andrew Burst has penned a good post in ZDNet about five open source projects on which you might want to keep an eye.
Big advances are just as likely found in analyzing what we are already doing, and in finding and cutting the things we thought worked, but actually don't. Case in point: new research found up to 60,000 American women diagnosed with early stage breast cancer unnecessarily undergo lumpectomies, mastectomies, or double mastectomies.
Nokia Networks, a subsidiary of Nokia Corp. specializing in mobile broadband, has expanded its use of big data and WANdisco to get the big data sharing work done. Nokia Networks has now implemented Subscriber Data Management built on Hadoop and expanded its use of WANdisco to support the big data delivery.
IIBA launches new collaborations with 4 leading organizations to empower business analysis community
The International Institute of Business Analysis, a non-profit professional association serving the growing field of business analysis, announced its collaborations with four other organizations to expand support and empowerment of business analysts and other professions in the business analysis community.
San Diego Zoo conservation researchers are using a customizable mobile app to record offline field data, customize the program on the fly, add efficiencies to field data collection, and then send it straight to a SQL database for analysis. The data they are initially collecting is on California Least Tern and Western Snowy Plover populations in the wild.
Ugam, a provider of managed analytics for retailers, brands and market research firms, analyzed two key sporting goods categories to find opportunities for retailers to compete and possibly best Amazon.com. It's a good example of how companies can used big data analytics to disrupt an industry giant and take possession of a larger market share.
Datapipe, a provider and manager of hybrid cloud products, and Apache Cassandra provider DataStax announced Tuesday that they have teamed up to produce a joint product designed to be a fully managed database service for enterprise-grade Apache Cassandra.
Predixion announced at the Intel Developer's Forum that it has partnered with Wind River to mashup Predixion Insight and the Wind River Helix Device Cloud to enable advanced, at-the-edge Internet of Things analytics – specifically, predictive analytics.
University of Sydney's School of Geosciences has harnessed the power of big data to construct digital maps of the world's ocean floors. You can see still shots of the visualization online and even download the data in netcdf format.
Today Guardant Health and Flatiron Health announced their collaboration on building a cloud-based data platform designed to integrate liquid biopsy-based genomic testing with clinical treatment and outcomes data. The first goal is to accelerate the development of cancer treatments and therapies of the precision medicine ilk.