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Interview: Kostas Tsioutsiouliklis, Director of Engineering and Content Science at Yahoo

I recently caught up with Kostas Tsioutsiouliklis, Director of Engineering and Content Science at Yahoo, to learn more about Omid, its transaction manager for HBase that has been accepted as an Apache Incubator project.

Creating a Virtuous Quality Cycle in Your Data Lake

In this special guest feature, Paul Barth, PhD, CEO and founder, Podium Data, discusses how to create a “virtuous cycle” in which the quality of a data lake continually improves the longer it is used, and how data lake management platforms make this cycle possible.

Implementing a Successful Data Archiving Strategy

In this special guest feature, Dr. Werner Hopf, CEO of Dolphin Enterprise Solutions Corporation, provides his thoughts on how to implement a successful data archiving strategy.

In-Memory Computing: Leading the Fast Data Revolution

In this white paper you will learn more about the aspects of in-memory computing in more detail and describe how the society of the future will depend on the capabilities it provides. Over the next few years, in-memory computing technology will be an integral part of changes that are dramatically transforming the world.

5 Questions to Improve Data Security (spoiler alert: they start with “W”)

In this special guest feature, Paula Long, CEO and co-founder of DataGravity, discusses how to migrate to the cloud while understanding the five W’s of your data (who, what, where, when, why).

Datera Announces Next-Generation Elastic Data Fabric to Simplify Data Storage for Enterprise and Service Providers

Datera, the application-driven data infrastructure company, announced new enhancements to its Datera Elastic Data Fabric™ 2.0 platform.

Architecting for Access: Simplifying Analytics on Big Data Infrastructure

Whether you’re upgrading your current solution or rolling out a brand new platform, planning and executing an analytics workload today requires answering many tough questions.
This eBook from O’Reilly shares:
• How to choose between a data lake or analysis on the fly
• Tips on finding front-end tools that delight users
• Evaluations of hundreds of permutations of technology stacks
• Advice on how to make data your endgame, not opinion

Informatica Delivers Out-of-the-Box Data Lake Management Solution

Informatica®, the provider of data management solutions, offers business and IT a comprehensive, self-service approach that dramatically shortens the time to value with cloud ready data lakes out-of-the-box.

Open Source As a Business

In this special guest feature, Peter Zaitsev, Co-founder and CEO of Percona, addresses a hot topic due to the public debate on the long term viability of the open source business model that started when the previously staunch open source supporter, Monty Widenius, creator of MySQL and most recently MariaDB Corporation publicly deemed it “unsustainable.”

Are You a Data Hoarder?

Our friends over at Veritas released the results of a global survey that dives into the world of IT “data hoarders.” The research, which surveyed 10,000 IT decision makers and office professionals worldwide, highlights the liability of data breaches and the associated business risks and costs of hoarding.