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VoltDB Adds Geospatial Query Support to Industry’s Most Innovative Fast Data Platform

VoltDB, a purpose-built database for fast data applications, announced the availability of its newest release, VoltDB v6.0. The game-changing combination of the world’s fastest operational database with fast data ingest/export, now with geospatial support, meets the needs of businesses bringing next-gen applications to market.

Manage the Surge In Unstructured Data

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.

Your IoT Strategy: Data’s Critical Role

In this special guest feature, Rob Patterson, Vice President, Product Marketing at PTC, posits that as manufacturing organizations hone in on their IoT strategy, data’s critical role within that strategy should be top of mind and central to decision making around how the IoT will affect their business going forward.

ScaleOut Software Releases Performance Enhancements for ScaleOut StateServer® In-Memory Computing Platform

ScaleOut Software, a leading provider of in-memory computing software, released version 5.4 of the core technology within its ScaleOut StateServer® product line. Highly anticipated new features include performance enhancements for large multicore systems, Object Browser support for handling massive production workloads, and an AppFabric Caching Compatibility Library.

OpsDataStore Unveils Solution to Ensure Online Service Quality for Dynamic IT Environments

OpsDataStore, the company delivering a solution to improve online service quality across heterogeneous and rapidly changing applications and IT infrastructures, announced the general availability of OpsDataStore 1.0 — the industry’s first big data back end for all IT management data.

Newest Release of SIOS iQ Machine Learning Analytics Solution Announced

SIOS Technology Corp., a leading provider of high availability and IT analytics software, announced the latest release of SIOS iQ machine learning analytics software, which has new features that deliver unparalleled accuracy and precision in performance root cause analysis for VMware environments.

Interview: Bernd Harzog, CEO of OpsDataStore

I recently caught up with Bernd Harzog, CEO of OpsDataStore and former Gartner analyst. OpsDataStore recently launched out of stealth to provide a big data back-end for all IT management data. The interview touches on the recent launch of OpsDataStore, and the urgent need for big data intelligence in IT operations.

VoltDB to Power Flipkart’s Real-Time Order Management

VoltDB announced that Flipkart, India’s largest online marketplace, has selected the VoltDB in-memory SQL database to horizontally scale Flipkart’s real-time order management system. By combining streaming changes with transaction processing, VoltDB will empower Flipkart to unify its operational data in a single, horizontal scale-out platform to improve the consistency of data.

Introduction to Docker

In the Twitter University presentation below, dotCloud founder and CTO Solomon Hykes demonstrates Docker, an open source project designed to easily create lightweight, portable, self-sufficient containers from any application.

Enabling Value for Converged Commercial HPC and Big Data Infrastructures through Lustre*

A number of industries rely on high-performance computing (HPC) clusters to process massive amounts of data. As these same organizations explore the value of Big Data analytics based on Hadoop, they are realizing the value of converging Hadoop and HPC onto the same cluster rather than scaling out an entirely new Hadoop infrastructure.