Oracle upgrades Data Integrator for real-time analysis

Upgrades to the latest version of Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) will enable users to execute faster data transfers to data...

October 18th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

SecTor 2013: Consultant scorns Apache Hadoop’s lack of security

The open source Apache Hadoop platform for big data management has had a meteoric rise since its release in 2006...

October 10th, 2013 Howard Solomon

IBM expands work on big data governance

IBM will introduce new products and services that will enable IT administrators to manage big data systems with the same...

September 12th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Why you need big data ‘rock stars’

When Venugoppal Adooparambi, director of big data consulting firm Optum, was advising supermarket chain SuperValu Inc. on a data analysis...

August 28th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

HP upgrades BI portfolio, adds Hadoop support

HP upgrades BI portfolio, adds Hadoop support

FRANKFURT, GERMANY -- Building on its announcements yesterday of new storage platforms, Hewlett-Packard Corp. turned its attention to big data,...

December 4th, 2012 brian bloom

HP releases new server optimized for big data

HP releases new server optimized for big data

Hewlett-Packard Co. has released a new generation server built for handling large datasets in distributed environments. The Proliant SL4500 is designed...

November 16th, 2012 IT World Canada

The shifting sands of unstructured data

The shifting sands of unstructured data

Out of the vast majority of the unstructured data that will be created today, a single piece of it,  on...

October 19th, 2012 brian bloom

The cost of keeping Hadoop open-source

The cost of keeping Hadoop open-source

Hortonworks has been the largest contributor to the open-source Hadoop project, which offers a way out of the big data...

September 19th, 2012 brian bloom

Is Hadoop practical for the enterprise?

Is Hadoop practical for the enterprise?

While it is immensely powerful, Hadoop is like many other open-source technologies, such as Linux and the R programming language,...

August 8th, 2012 brian bloom