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Connecting Big Data and Big Content with Metadata

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In this special guest feature, Mika Javanainen of M-Files Corporation provides insight into using metadata as a bridge to connect structured data with unstructured content for competitive advantage.

Teradata Database Enhancements Announced

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To help organizations achieve extreme query performance for operational and analytical workloads, Teradata (NYSE: TDC), the big data analytics and marketing applications company, announced enhancements to the Teradata Database’s hybrid row and column capabilities.

Beta Release of Google Cloud Bigtable Announced

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Today, Google has introduced Google Cloud Bigtable – a fully managed, high-performance, extremely scalable NoSQL database service accessible through the industry-standard, open-source Apache HBase API. Under the hood, this new service is powered by Bigtable, the same database that drives nearly all of Google’s largest applications.

AstroCompute in the Cloud Grant Program Launches

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The Square Kilometer Array (SKA) Organisation and AWS are launching the AstroCompute in the Cloud grant program to accelerate the development of innovative tools and techniques for processing, storing and analyzing the global astronomy community’s vast amounts of astronomic data in the cloud.

Utimaco and Zettaset Hardware-Based Big Data Encryption to Secure Hadoop and NoSQL

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Utimaco, a leading manufacturer of hardware-based security solutions, and Zettaset, a leader in big data security, announced a strategic alliance that will provide enterprise customers with a data encryption solution optimized for performance and scalability in open-source big data environments such as Hadoop and NoSQL.

RethinkDB Launches 2.0, Empowers Developers to Build Scalable Real-time Applications

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RethinkDB, an open-source scalable database for the real-time web, announced that RethinkDB 2.0 is now available. Version 2.0 will contain options for commercial support, improved performance and stability and is the company’s first production-ready release.

Telemetry Data Alone Won’t Kick the Industrial Internet of Things Into Gear

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In this special guest feature, Manuel Terranova of Peaxy, Inc. discussed the Industrial Internet and the on-going conflict between engineering and IT that is likely costing many companies billions in revenue.

ApacheCon North America

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ApacheCon North America 2015 brings together the open source community to learn about and collaborate on the technologies and projects driving the future of open source, big data and cloud computing.

Basho Poised for Continued Rapid Growth in 2015

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Basho Technologies, the creator and developer of Riak®, the industry-leading distributed NoSQL database, is poised for continued growth in 2015 with increasing customer traction, an expanding partner ecosystem and a number of new technology enhancements that help enterprises and cloud service providers capitalize on the rapid growth of unstructured data.

Long-Term Storage Solutions Heat Up to Manage Explosive Data Growth

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A new IDC Technology Spotlight “Long-Term Storage Solut ions Heat Up to Manage Explosive Data Growth” sponsored by Storiant examines the issues that are driving organizations to replace older archive and backup-and-restore systems with business continuity and always-available solutions that can scale to handle extreme data growth while leveraging a cloud-based pricing model.