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by Joseph Rickert The Revolution R Enterprise 7.0 Getting started Guide makes a distinction between High Performance Computing (HPC) which is CPU centric, focusing on using many cores to perform lots of processing on small amounts of data, and High Performance Analytics (HPA), data cen...
By Bob GourleySecureNinjaTV’s Alicia Webb continues coverage of FEDcyber 2013 speaking about Big Data and Hadoop with Cloudera’s Federal Sales Engineer Richard Im. Cloudera offers enterprises one place to store, process and analyze all their data, empowering them to extend ...
This is an update to the blog post of just a few days ago. Never to leave well enough alone I have continued examining how to use Maven effectively in Eclipse. As such I have discovered some unneeded steps and … Continue reading →
By Bob GourleyIf you are an analyst or executive or architect engaged in the analysis of big data, this is a “must attend” event. We will be there engaging with the community and hope to see you there. Registration is now open for the third annual Federal Big Data Apache Ha...
- becomes first ATC (Accredited Training Centre) for Becrypt in the UK. - achieves Becrypt certification to implement tVolution, a solution allowing a managed device secure remote access to the UK Public Services Network. Woking, Surrey: 20/12/13 - Wick Hill has been appointed by Becry...
By Bob GourleyDatameer Secures $19 Million to Meet Global Demand for Self-Service Big Data Analytics for Hadoop Expansion round funded by respected industry leaders will accelerate global growth and continued product innovation SAN MATEO, Calif., Dec. 18, 2013 –Datameer, the leader in ...
This is the first part of a series of basic tutorials I am writing for my students. I believe that programmers should program and not be forced to become an expert on their tool. I want my students to have … Continue reading →
By Prayson PateOpenness is one of the most-cited advantages of cloud-based applications, Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV).  In this context, what does open really mean?  I posit that there are four key attributes that define openness in this ...
Now that the limited availability period is complete, we're pleased to announce that Revolution R Enterprise 7 is now generally available for all customers on the following platforms (see the detailed list of supported platforms): Windows and Red Hat Enterprise Linux workstations Windo...
Sharpen you BI skill set!!It is an Microsoft Excel add-in that is intended to enhance the Business Intelligence that you can carry out as it provides a simplified path to discover the data and access it. Once discovered the dat can be analyzed in EXCEL. It also has a US only Public sea...
Developer:  I love using Git.  It’s so easy to work with, and I can code quickly with it!  I’d like to use Git for our XYZ project. Manager: I realize that you really like using Git, but we need to figure out how we can let you use Git and still manage the security and […]
In my previous post (http://thinkfirstcodelater.com/blog/?p=3606) I showed you how to use the Windows Azure cross platform command line tools to list storage accounts associated with a Windows Azure subscription. In this post I’ll show you how to use these tools to view the details for...
By Bob GourleySecureNinjaTV’s Alicia Webb speaks with Reagan Kling about Hadoop and Big Data at FEDcyber 2013 in Arlington, Virginia. Platfora’s mission is to empower customers to transform their businesses into fact-based enterprises. Platfora’s Big Data Analytics Pl...
In my last post (http://thinkfirstcodelater.com/blog/?p=3590) I showed you how to use the Windows Azure cross platform command line tools to create a Windows Azure storage account. In this post I’ll show you how to use the tools to list the Windows Azure storage accounts associated wit...
When HP did a survey on companies and Big Data, it was found that nearly half of the companies failed to make Big Data work for them.  So the rules of the game had to be changed so that companies can tap into the power of Big Data and HP has done its mastery in introducing HP HAVE...
Tomorrow at 11AM Pacific Time, Revolution Analytics' Chief Scientist Mario Inchiosa will present a live webinar on Scalable Cross-Platform R-Based Predictive Analytics. Here's the abstract: In this webinar we will take a quick tour through an end-to-end predictive analytics session. We...
Ubuntu Touch has its first customer, CNET has learned. Canonical has just signed its first deal to supply a smartphone with its mobile operating system, Canonical founder and product strategy leader Mark Shuttleworth revealed in an interview here at the LeWeb conference. He wouldn̵...
In my previous 12 posts in this series I showed you how to use the Windows Azure cross platform command line tools to manage SQL servers and databases running in Windows Azure. In this post I’ll start taking a look at the commands available in the CLI tools to you to manage Windows Azu...
For some, it is a predetermined conclusion that white box switching is the future. They envision a world of commodity switches and independently distributed software. Some IT shops will manage their own Linux distributions. Others will use commercial offerings, leveraging a support mod...
Aims to cut monthly operating costs for each workstation across Europe to less than £10Reading, UK 10th December 2013 - IGEL Technology thin clients are being used by Swissport International, the world's largest provider of ground handling services for the aviation sector, as a fa...
In case you missed them, here are some articles from October of particular interest to R users: A recap of the Strata Hadoop World conference, including presentations from Monsanto and eHarmony on their use of R. How to rank and chart the most frequent hashtags of Twitter users with R....
In my previous post (http://thinkfirstcodelater.com/blog/?p=3570) I showed you how to use the Windows Azure cross platform command line tools to delete a SQL database. In this post I’ll show you how to use the tools to delete a SQL server. Once again, just a reminder that I’m usi...
Tuesday 10 December, 2013 The all-volunteer Apache Software Foundation (ASF) develops, stewards, and incubates over 200 Open Source projects and initiatives, many of which power mission-critical applications in financial services, aerospace, publishing, big data, government, hea...
In my three previous posts I showed you how to use the Windows Azure cross platform tools to do the following: Create a SQL database (http://thinkfirstcodelater.com/blog/?p=3540) List SQL databases for a specific SQL server (http://thinkfirstcodelater.com/blog/?p=3553) View the details...
Businesses, schools or individuals encouraged to search in the gaps between known prime numbersLONDON, 6th December 2013: The search for prime numbers has always been an important challenge for mathematicians, but now it is being opened up to all. Launched on 29th November (291113) by ...
FineReader Pro for Mac Enables Document Scanning and Conversion Tasks of Any Complexity; Essential Tool to Edit, Share, Copy and Quote Information Sealed in Documents and ImagesTheale, UK (December 5, 2013) — ABBYY®, a leading provider of document recognition, data capture a...
In my previous post (http://thinkfirstcodelater.com/blog/?p=3553) I showed you how to use the Windows Azure cross platform command line tools to list the SQL databases for a specific SQL server. In this post I’ll show you how to use the tools to view the details for a specific SQL data...
In this article we will cover the subject of fronting a Tomcat application server with Apache. Tomcat is a secure, fast and full featured server. It is able to reliably serve a massive volume of data. That is why it (continued) Read MoreThe post Running Tomcat Behind Apache with m...
By Bob GourleyOn 11 December at noon eastern Platfora’s senior director of products, Molly Stamos, will present a webinar outlining ways to conduct data analysis focused on enhancing business decisions. Specifically this webinar will dive into how the architecture behind Platfora...
In my previous post (http://thinkfirstcodelater.com/blog/?p=3540) I showed you how to create a SQL database using the Windows Azure cross platform command line tools. In this post I’ll show you how to use these tools to list your SQL database. Once again, just a reminder that I’m...
#devops #NodeSummit #nodejs #F5 is putting the power of node.js in the network API versioning. API metering. URI rewriting. Cookie management. A/B testing. Canary deployments. API façades. Traditionally these tasks have been implemented through a variety of hacks and manual co...
In my three previous posts I showed you how to use the Windows Azure cross platform command line tools to: Create a firewall rule for a SQL database server(http://thinkfirstcodelater.com/blog/?p=3479) List the firewall rules for a SQL database server(http://thinkfirstcodelater.com/blog...
HAPPY THANKSGIVING! In my previous post (http://thinkfirstcodelater.com/blog/?p=3490) I showed you how to use the Windows Azure cross platform command line tools to list the firewall rules for a SQL database server. In this post I’ll show you how to use the tools to display the details...
Everyone and their mother does a light blog before the holidays. US Thanksgiving lends itself well to Thank You's and Turkeys. Here are my top five of each: Cisco – A big thank you goes out to Cisco for changing the industry dialogue to something that puts applications first....
In my previous post (http://thinkfirstcodelater.com/blog/?p=3479) I showed you how to create a firewall rule for a SQL database server using the Windows Azure cross platform command line tools. In this post I’ll show you how to use the tools to list the firewall rules for SQL database ...
In my previous post (http://thinkfirstcodelater.com/blog/?p=3471) I showed you how to use the Windows Azure cross platform command line tools to view the details of a specific SQL database server. In this post I’ll show you how to use the tools to add a firewall rule to a SQL database ...
A brief tale of two PCs for Holiday Tech-Support. A relative with a Windows machine v. a relative with an Ubuntu machine. Which one did I have to troubleshoot? Relative 1 This machine had dropped its wireless connection inexplicably. Wired … Continue reading →The post Holid...
It's pretty easy (and free!) to download R and install it on your own PC, Mac or Linux machine, but if you don't have one of those or simply aren't ready to commit to installing it, you can now try it out online. R-Fiddle (from DataMind) provides an easy-to-use interactive R console th...
We had a project kickoff meeting this morning to discuss tools to be used. This is a consumer-facing single-page Web  application (SPA) that will also have a back-office part to be used by the business owners. During this meetin our engineers suggested a list of software. This list wil...
By Bob GourleyDear readers, We are collecting best practices in Big Data Management for upcoming reports and webinars and would appreciate it very much if you give us your input on this topic. Please take our online survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/S2ZH92M We wanted to let you ...