Delta just announced its new Intelligent Distribution Analytics Platform designed to warn electric, gas, and water utilities of critical issues in real-time.
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.
LinkedIn uses a framework called Cubert (a nod to the Rubik's Cube) to organize data, speed queries and preserve CPU resources. This week LinkedIn open sourced Cubert. Here's what you need to know and where to find everything you need to use it.
Forrester analysts say in a new report that Hadoop is no longer an option but a necessity for all businesses. The report also predicts that SQL will become Hadoop's killer app next year. But is it true that Hadoop is the be all, end all in big data? Let's take a look.
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...
The Models of Excellence, or MOE, program has answered one question every year for 11 years and counting: Who is re-setting the standards for data excellence?
The guide defines 20 big data/Hadoop terms.
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.
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.
There's an interesting piece in Government Health IT on the National Institutes of Health's four big data initiatives currently in development.