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IBM: The Optimal Storage Platform for Big Data

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A central theme of new technology requirements surrounding big data is the ability to host data effectively. The foundation of a big data technology stack is the storage layer. A new white paper is now available that details these issues surrounding big data storage – specifically through the deployment of IBM Spectrum Scale.

Actian Survey Shows Three out of Four Execs Not Fully Satisfied with Big Data and Hadoop Initiatives

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Big data has been a big problem for many early adopters and has not lived up to its promise, according to a survey of more than 100 C-level executives, data scientists and IT leaders.

Hadoop Summit 2015 – San Jose

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Hortonworks and Yahoo! are playing host to the 8th Annual Hadoop Summit, the leading conference for the Apache Hadoop community – June 9-11, 2015 in San Jose.

Win with Big Data and the IoT

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By utilizing the Internet of Things (IoT) and analytics, companies are able to learn where there are inefficiencies and innovate their business to run smarter and leaner delivering new value to their customer base. Our friends over at Datameer just released a new infographic relating to Big Data and the IoT.

Deploying a Big Data Solution Using IBM Spectrum Scale

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A new research paper is now available that details the use of IBM Spectrum Scale – “Deploying a Big Data Solution Using IBM Spectrum Scale.” Learn how IBM Spectrum Scale can play an important role in your big data environment.

The Woes of CIOs

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It’s tough out there for CIOs. They’re getting it from all sides and from all directions. Our friends over at Lucidworks put together the compelling infographic below that explores this common story.

Register Now for ISC Cloud & Big Data Conference

Registration is now open for the inaugural ISC Cloud & Big Data conference. The event will take place Sept. 28-30 in Frankfurt, Germany. Attended by CIOs, CTOs, enterprise architects, directors of IT, and data scientists, the ISC Cloud & Big Data conference will give attendees a chance to discuss key challenges and opportunities with leading experts […]

Interview: Subash D’Souza – Big Data Day LA

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The upcoming event in Los Angeles, Big Data Day LA on June 27, serves as a model for the industry where bringing a quality no-cost conference to the tech community is top priority. I caught up with one of the organizers, Big Data guru Subash D’Souza, to get his thoughts on this conference and what makes it a success.

Software AG Identifies a Big Data Paralysis

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Software AG (Frankfurt TecDAX: SOW) announced the results of a global survey showing that while decision makers understand that greater visibility over internal processes and real-time data analysis could lead to operational improvements, they still lack the support and solutions needed to make it a reality.

Gartner Identifies Cool Vendors in Storage Technologies for 2015

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A new Gartner research report, “Cool Vendors in Storage Technologies,” details five emerging vendors that can assist organizations in meeting their storage modernization and cost containment initiatives. For example, Storiant is a multifaceted archiving platform that can support active, compliance and historical archives in a private cloud environment.