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Few companies are enjoying a better run of news right now than Cloudera. In mid-March the big data bell cow announced $160 million in funding led by T. Rowe Price. Less than two weeks later, Intel’s mega investment of $740 million is still a popular topic around our company’s water coo...
TIBCO Software Inc. has announced TIBCO Spotfire® customers now have direct connectivity to popular Big Data repositories from Cloudera, Hortonworks, and Pivotal. "Our ability to connect directly to these data sources, conduct in-database analysis, and mash-up the data in the worlds o...
There is little doubt that Big Data solutions will have an increasing role in the Enterprise IT mainstream over time. Get a jump on that rapidly evolving trend at Big Data Expo 2014 Silicon Valley, co-located with 15th International Cloud Expo, 4th International SDN Expo, 3rd DevOps Su...
Compuware Corporation on Wednesday announced that Compuware APM for Big Data now offers enhanced support and out-of-the-box dashboards that enable organizations to optimize big data projects through unmatched visibility into Hadoop, NoSQL and Cassandra deployments. Now organizations ha...
Compuware Corporation, the technology performance company delivering a new generation of application performance management (APM), has announced a webcast that will examine best practices and lessons learned optimizing Hadoop and NoSQL deployments. With all of the benefits big data of...
Compuware Corporation on Tuesday announced it has released an APM solution for Hadoop on Amazon Elastic MapReduce, (EMR) available now in the AWS Marketplace. This solution enables organizations to tame big data at scale, enabling customers to gain faster business value at lower cost, ...
Research firm IDC has predicted that the big data and analytics market will hit $16.1 billion in 2014 at a rate faster than the overall market growth for information technology. Gil Press writes infrastructure will account for 45 percent of the market, services 29 percent and software...
Now, it’s easier than ever to migrate existing Linux (and Windows) servers to any AWS region using Racemi’s new dedicated, self-service website. It’s a SaaS offering which anyone can use to point-and-click their way to onboard workload to AWS. Racemi, a provider of automated server mi...
There is little doubt that Big Data solutions will have an increasing role in the Enterprise IT mainstream over time. Get a jump on that rapidly evolving trend at Big Data Expo 2014 New York, co-located with 14th Cloud Expo – being held June 10 - 12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New Y...
You are surely aware of the new features introduced in OpenNebula 4.2 Flame, and its focus to strengthen the most demanded and useful features. So now is time to move forward and implement new features demanded by our uses and that's why the beta version OpenNebula 4.4 Retina is out f...
BMC Software on Monday announced the availability of BMC Control-M for Hadoop, a new Big Data management solution that reduces the batch processing time for extremely large collections of data sets, simplifying and automating Hadoop batch processing and connected enterprise workflows. ...
Appcara on Tuesday announced a major upgrade to its AppStack cloud application automation and migration platform that makes it easier to deploy new and existing servers into the cloud. With the process of provisioning enterprise apps still painfully manual and time consuming, Appcara’s...
Getting the most out of Big Data means unprecedented amounts of processing power and storage, a wide variety of tools and technologies, and plenty of sandbox space for data scientists to play in. Choosing whether to execute on a Big Data strategy in the cloud or on-premise is not cut-a...
The cloud provides an easy on-ramp to building and deploying Big Data solutions. Transitioning from initial deployment to large-scale, highly performant operations may not be as easy. In his session at the 13th International Cloud Expo®, Harold Hannon, a Sr. Software Architect at Sof...
We all know that Big Data is only useful if it is tailored to individuals within companies. In the past, a lot has been made of real-time data delivery – the concept of delivering important information quickly when it’s most needed by the right people. Now a handful of new solutions de...
Based on a report from TweetReach, a provider of Twitter analytics reporting, #BigData gets the most impressions on the @CloudExpo Twitter site with an estimated reach of 130,391 accounts and 165,043 impressions on Twitter. As the number one contributor on the topic of BigData, @CloudE...
Three-year-old DataStax, born to commercialize Cassandra, the cloud-oriented, open source NoSQL Big Data database initially developed by Facebook for its own search purposes, and now considering an IPO, has raised a $45 million D round led by Scale Venture Partners. The new money bri...
Behind every cloud service or cloud-based solution, there are real people... A robust ecosystem of solutions providers has emerged around cloud computing. But who are the CEOs & CTOs behind those providers, who are the internal and external entrepreneurs driving companies involved i...
Five-year-old Big Data start-up Ayasdi, out only six months, has gotten B round funding worth $30.6 million led by Institutional Venture Partners (IVP) with newcomers GE Ventures and Citi Ventures kicking in as well as existing investors Khosla Ventures and Floodgate participating. T...
Microsoft Sunday slashed the price of its poorly selling ARM-based Windows-incompatible Surface RT by $150 to $349 for the 32GB model. That’s without the cover that also functions as a touch-sensitive keyboard. With the magnet cover the price is $449. The bigger 64GB model has been c...
Microsoft’s little adventure into tablet land has cost it a $900 million charge to cover its slashing prices on its hard-to-move ARM-based Surface RT widgets earlier this week by as much as 30%. But that was only part of its fiscal Q4 story of missed revenue and profit expectations T...
Folks at MapR Technologies have made MapR M7, their Big Data platform for NoSQL and Apache Hadoop applications, available at Amazon Elastic MapReduce (EMR). M7 is supposed to offer ease of use, dependability and greater performance for NoSQL and Hadoop. Amazon EMR is said to make i...
Asigra, the Toronto backup and recovery house that set the industry standard for capacity pricing back in 1992, aims to do it again but this time make it harder for rivals like Symantec, HP, EMC and CA to follow its example without paying it a tax since it’s got a patent pending on its...
Predixion Software, a developer of collaborative predictive analytics solutions, has raised $20 million in Series C financing. The money is coming from two new strategic investors, Accenture and GE Ventures, as well as current investors DFJ Frontier, EMC, Miramar Venture Partners and...
“Cloud Technology Partners focuses on three key service areas: building cloud for our customers, delivering cloud native applications, and we’re migrating applications to the cloud,” explained John Treadway, SVP at Cloud Technology Partners, in this SYS-CON.tv interview with Cloud Expo...
If you are considering learning jQuery, this is a great place to start. The author starts the book with an introduction that puts jQuery in context and then helps you set up a development environment. Although I think most people reading this book should already be at a level of exper...
DataTorrent, which just launched Hadoop’s first real-time stream processing platform, has gotten an $8 million A round to push the widgetry. It lets companies analyze, monitor and act on data instantaneously, executing tens of millions of data items a second. The funding was led by...
SYS-CON Events announced today that SHI International Corp., one of North America's top 20 largest IT solutions providers, has been named "Diamond Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 13th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 4-7, 2013, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in...
Teradata Wednesday unveiled the Teradata Portfolio for Hadoop, which it touted as offering “the most open, flexible and comprehensive options” to deploy and manage Apache Hadoop. The widgetry offers customers flexible new Hadoop-based product platforms, software, consulting services,...
Neebula Systems announced four recent customer implementations as more companies are investing in automated information technology (IT) operations to help improve their availability of IT services. Among them - Amdocs, Bechtel, Raritan, San Antonio Water System - are medium- to large-...
Appcara, an innovator in cloud application management solutions, is using next week's Cloud Expo New York to spotlight technology advances for simplified launching and managing of large, distributed Hadoop workloads into both private and service provider clouds through the use of new c...
Hadoop is delivering on its promise to provide Big Data analytics for enterprises at a fraction of the cost of proprietary MPP systems. The combination of industry-standard hardware and open source software is the key combination behind this success. In his session at the 12th Intern...
In their session at the 12th International Cloud Expo, Chris Swenson, Director, Platform Operations at WebMD Health Services, and Ilya Musayev, a CloudStack Contributor at The Apache Software Foundation, will explain how the most common enterprise setups of bare metal and some virtuali...
The Open Group is planning a tweet jam around what it calls Platform 3.0 issues -- big data, cloud computing, the consumerization of IT and other current trends. Over recent years a number of technologies -- cloud, mobile, big data, social -- have emerged and converged to disrupt the ...
In his session at the 12th International Cloud Expo, Tony Shan, who was one of the key drivers inside IBM for the cloud reference architecture, and also helped coin "Cloud Engineering," will discuss lots of valuable best practices and lessons learned in designing cloud architecture and...
Splunk, the software platform for real-time operational intelligence, and Hortonworks, the Hadoop Big Data distribution start-up, have allied so organizations can get operational intelligence using open source Apache Hadoop. Their pact means that data can be moved between Splunk Ente...
Companies around the world are collecting massive amounts of data everyday that’s sitting around and not being utilized. Take for example the fact that companies collect demographic and location-based data via mobile devices all the time, but have to figure out how to monetize that dat...
Infor, the software company where former Larry Ellison lieutenant Chuck Phillips went after he was bounced out of Oracle to make room for ex-HP CEO Mark Hurd, is working on a Big Data initiative called Sky Vault that will leverage its own ION Business Vault and Amazon’s Redshift gussie...
If you are interested in getting started with Java, or just object oriented programming, this is a great book to start with. The book starts off with a high level overview of the Java platform and goes straight into an example of creating a hello world application. While creating the ...
Big Data has made a huge splash in the enterprise world, but the legal and risk management implications are seldom discussed. It’s critical for businesses to assess these issues and develop a proactive strategy to protect the enterprise from costly errors. Corporate policies and regu...