Technology & IT
The rapid growth of the Big Data ecosystem has pushed the frontiers of technology, and our expectations, further than ever thought possible.
Emerging technological breakthroughs enter our consciousness promising a bright future, but more often than not they follow Gartner’s well plotted hype cycle – from the peak of inflated expectation through the trough of disillusionment, before mainstream adoption materialises. Some technologies, however, take on a new meaning after a prolonged maturity
Enterprise Hadoop provider Hortonworks announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Onyara, the creator of and key contributor to Apache NiFi, a top-level open source project. The acquisition aims to provide customers automated and secure data flow technology. As a result of the acquisition, Hortonworks is introducing Hortonworks DataFlow powered by
Win a full license for Tableau software in their visualization challenge! Tableau did not come from modest beginnings. It was the result of three well-prepared Stanford men. It all began when founder Chris Stolte was working on his PhD. With his background in database programming, he saw there were major
With SQL now invading the NoSQL camp, (see here), how should an organization choose between a traditional SQL database, a NoSQL data store, or NewSQL database? 2015 Turing Award winner Mike Stonebraker said it best: “one size does not fit all”. The idea that a single database product can satisfy
Jeroen is a Senior Data Scientist with a consultancy in the Netherlands called TriFinance and he will soon be joining the Booking.com team as a Data Scientist. He remarks on his analytics consultancy experience here which was formed both at IBM and TriFinance. Follow Peadar’s series of interviews with data
The Accenture Technology Vision Report of 2014 predicted Big to be the Next Big Thing and sure enough their predictions were spot-on. With yet another concurrent year of staggering growth in Big Data, it’s safe to say, the myth that Big Data is just a Big Hype can be put
RF Code today launched CenterScape, a flexible framework of data center management software tools built on the company’s powerful Workplace IoT Platform. CenterScape brings together years of collected best practices and streamlined methodologies with real-time environmental monitoring and asset management solutions developed specifically for data centers and distributed IT environments.
For several years now, much of the hype surrounding big data has been connected with Hadoop. Companies have simply seen Hadoop as intertwined with the big data movement; where one goes, the other follows, and as a result, the future was bright for Hadoop and the vendors who offered it.
The Cyber-Security War For those of you who don’t know yet, the world is currently engaged in a massive global technological war over access to everything stored online. On one side we have regular internet users (or targets), who consist of large corporations, governments, small businesses and consumers like us
Strata + Hadoop World, happening September 29 – October 1 in New York, is where cutting-edge science and new business fundamentals intersect. It’s a deep-immersion event where data scientists, analysts, and executives explore the latest in emerging techniques and technologies by dissecting case studies, developing new skills through in-depth tutorials,