The data science industry generated many headlines this year, from the U.S. Department of Commerce hiring its first chief data scientist to the National Science Foundation launching four regional data science brain trusts. But now that 2015 is winding down, it’s time to figure out where this buzzworthy industry is headed. Here are some predictions for next year from the CEO of DataScience.
VoltDB, a leading provider of an in-memory fast data platform to power mission-critical real-time applications, today announced the results of one of the industry’s first surveys to uncover the state of real-time data analysis in today’s enterprise. Conducted by independent panel research firm Research Now, the survey examines how different roles within the enterprise view real-time data capabilities and requirements.
In this special technology assessment report, Dell Hadoop Solutions for Big Data, the premise is to unlock business critical insights from data of any type and size. Data growth is exploding, and analyzing large datasets—Big Data —has become the next frontier for innovation, competition, and productivity. IDC estimates that in 2012 alone, the amount of data created and replicated surpassed 2.8 zettabytes. One forecast from IDC estimates that data will grow to an overwhelming 44 zettabytes by 2020.
Today the TPC is announcing the first industry standard benchmark for measuring the performance of SQL-based Big Data systems, TPC-DS 2.0. Building upon the well-studied TPC-DS benchmark, Version 2.0 was specifically designed for SQL-based Big Data, while retaining all key characteristics of a decision support benchmark.
Informatica, an independent software provider focused on delivering transformative innovation for the future of all things data, announced the results of a new global survey of more than 400 IT and business decision makers conducted by IDG Research Services on the accelerating adoption of cloud analytics.
In order to give our valued readers a pulse on important new Internet of Things (IoT) trends leading into 2016, we here at insideBIGDATA reached out to all our friends across the IoT ecosystem to get their insights and predictions for what may be coming.
If 84% of companies are adopting Big Data projects this year, why are 92% of them still seeing obstacles in their implementation? That is what a global study commissioned by CA Technologies explored.
A massive surge in unstructured data creates tough challenges for IT. Businesses need more intelligent network infrastructure to support their Big Data plans. The infographic below from XO Communications, highlights this need.
This article is the fifth and final in a series that explores a high-level view of how and why many companies are deploying Apache Spark as a solution for their big data technology requirements.
In this special industry report, insideBIGDATA Guide to Retail, the goal is directed toward line of business leaders in conjunction with enterprise technologists with a focus on the above opportunities for retailers and how Dell can help them get started. The guide also will serve as a resource for retailers that are farther along the big data path and have more advanced technology requirements.