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Lustre Scalability, Affordability, Manageability

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This fifth article is an editorial series that explores Lustre solutions in the cloud for an exploding commercial data universe. This week’s looks at Lustre scalability, affordability and manageability.

Data Science 101: Mining Big Data with Apache Spark

Mining Big Data can be an incredibly frustrating experience due to its inherent complexity and a lack of tools.

Sumo Logic Launches Transaction Analytics to Transform How Companies Learn from Business Events

Sumo Logic, the next generation machine data intelligence company, has announced availability of Transaction Analytics as a component of the Sumo Logic analytics platform to deliver deep visibility into causal relationships across distributed IT systems in order to better inform business decisions.

GridGain In-Memory Data Fabric

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This article is the fifth and last in an editorial series that will provide direction for enterprise thought leaders on ways of leveraging in-memory computing to analyze data faster, improve the quality of business decisions, and use the insight to increase customer satisfaction and sales performance.

SAS Survey: Finding the Right Balance Between Personalization and Privacy

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A new survey from SAS, “Finding the Right Balance Between Personalization and Privacy,” finds a strong correlation between trust and willingness to share information on the part of the consumer. Trust in data security is by far the biggest factor when customers decide to provide information.

Data Science 101: Data Agnosticism – Feature Engineering Without Domain Expertise

From the SciPy2013 conference, here is a compelling talk “Data Agnosticism: Feature Engineering Without Domain Expertise” by Nicholas Kridler of Accretive Health in Chicago.

Free Promo Code for IS3 Cloud Conference, Oct. 27-28 in San Francisco

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We are pleased to offer our readers a free promo code for the IC3 Cloud Conference. The event takes place Oct. 27-28 in San Francisco.

Big Data for Finance – Security and Regulatory Compliance Considerations

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This article is the fifth and last in an editorial series that has the goal to provide direction for enterprise thought leaders on ways of leveraging big data technologies in support of analytics proficiencies designed to work more independently and effectively in today’s climate of working to increase the value of corporate data assets.

The Current State of Hadoop – An Infographic

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For those trying to sort out the big data technology stack, in particular Apache Hadoop, here is a compelling new infographic “The Current State of Hadoop: A look at the rise of Hadoop in big data enterprise applications for 2014,” courtesy of Solix.

Doug Cutting Interview

In the presentation below, Hadoop luminary Doug Cutting gives us some of his perspectives on the big data industry as well as a high-level overview of the Hadoop technology stack.