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Stoppers and cogs in the big data wheel

Quite a bit of attention is given to improving data management and analysis at the data scientist level. But I submit for your consideration today an often overlooked area that needs our utmost attention: the cogs and wedges in both data entry and action execution.

451 Research names '6 Cs' of IT disruption for 2015

For 2015, 451 Research has an interesting list of havoc headed our way--the 6 Cs: Containers, convergence, cloud security, closets, crowd workers, and coexistence. 

Global IT management survey finds common data center issues, frequency of occurrences

Kelton Research, at the behest of TeamQuest, a global IT service optimization provider, conducted a survey of over four hundred IT professionals in 10 countries in an effort to peg common data center issues and their frequency of occurrence. Here's what they found.

IU SciPass in beta, aims to securely speed large data transfers

Like many institutions, Indiana University was frustrated with using Science DMZ to optimize large data transfers because although it has many security features, those same features significantly slow the transfers. SciPass, software now in beta, is IU's pass at finding a better, faster way to handle data transfers. 

Spotlight: Net neutrality now a political football, outcome could affect cost of data transfers

No doubt you heard President Obama urged the FCC to protect net neutrality this week. But the conversation in the capitol has degraded according to an eWeek report. While the President does not have...

Spotlight: Hadoop glossary defines big data terms

The guide defines 20 big data/Hadoop terms. 

Fujitsu bridges the petabyte divide

Vendors are hard at work developing technologies that will help us make the leap to extreme data. Now Fujitsu announced it has achieved "unlimited scalability" with its Storage ETERNUS CD10000 architecture.

New Splunk and Hunk versions now generally available

Splunk announced this week the general availability of Splunk Enterprise 6.2 and version 6.2 of Hunk: Splunk Analytics for Hadoop and NoSQL Data Stores. Hunk is also available through the Amazon Elastic MapReduce, or Amazon EMR, console, which is priced by the hour. 

Study reveals true scale of commuter data drain in major cities

EMC officials say they wanted to find out "the true scale of the data drain caused by laptops, smartphones, USB drives, and hard drives carried by modern commuters in New York, San Francisco, London, Paris, Berlin and Munich." 

Strata NY 2014 news roundup

Here are a few of the product announcements made at Strata to give you an overview of the direction products and partnerships are now trending, or at least leaning.