Meanwhile, if you're still holding on to the notion that big data is a trend, this is your cue to rethink the situation.
The report includes videos of various BigDataSV 2014 interviews with folks on the frontline.
"'We're looking for needles within haystacks while trying to define what the needle is, in an era of declining resources and increasing threats,' said David Shedd, deputy director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, at a conference last month as reported in an article in USA Today. That's a sentiment almost all private companies currently using big data can relate to.
It's the ultimate irony: it's tough to make a living in a world where everything is cheap or free.
MapR made several notable announcements at the Strata conference in Santa Clara this week. First, it's incorporating Apache Hadoop 2.2 and YARN to skirt or add to MapReduce efforts and add functionality. Secondly, the company announced support for HP's Vertica MPP data warehouse platform on MapR.
Big data tools are advancing in leaps and bounds these days. It's good to see the industry finally begin to take a more mature shape.
Confused over the difference between Big Data 1.0 and 2.0?
Take a look and decide if you see what this expert sees.
An interesting take and includes a prediction on the future of big data storage.
It's that time of year when everyone predicts what we will all be grappling with next year. Some predictions are more notable and likely to occur than others, of course, and the IEEE Computer Society falls in that category.