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ExtraHop Challenges Business and IT Leaders to Rethink the Network

ExtraHop, the provider of streaming analytics that transforms network data into actionable insight, announced the general availability of ExtraHop 6.0.

How To Scale Business Intelligence With Hadoop- Based Platforms

Analyzing big data poses multiple challenges. Highly parallel distributed data architecture is one solution, but until recently it has been mostly limited to databases, not business intelligence (BI) application servers. In this report, application development and delivery (AD&D) pros working on BI initiatives will learn about the capabilities of distributed BI platforms mostly based on […]

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 9/19/2016

Above the Trend Line: machine learning industry rumor central, is a recurring feature of insideBIGDATA. In this column, we present a variety of short time-critical news items such as people movements, funding news, financial results, industry alignments, rumors and general scuttlebutt floating around the big data, data science and machine learning industries including behind-the-scenes anecdotes and curious buzz.

Unravel Data Launches Platform to Dramatically Improve Big Data Application Performance

Unravel Data, provider of a full-stack performance intelligence platform for optimizing Big Data operations (DataOps [1]), emerged from stealth, announcing a new platform to accelerate Big Data applications, optimize resource usage, and provide operations intelligence, all from a single platform.

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 9/12/2016

Above the Trend Line: machine learning industry rumor central, is a recurring feature of insideBIGDATA. In this column, we present a variety of short time-critical news items such as people movements, funding news, financial results, industry alignments, rumors and general scuttlebutt floating around the big data, data science and machine learning industries including behind-the-scenes anecdotes and curious buzz.

Communicating the Value of Your Data to Your Boss

The contributed article below by Linda Gimmeson addresses the situation where you’re having trouble proving that your big data project is producing positive business outcomes, by providing some strategies to help you more effectively communicate the value of your data to the CEO and CFO

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 9/6/2016

Above the Trend Line: machine learning industry rumor central, is a recurring feature of insideBIGDATA. In this column, we present a variety of short time-critical news items such as people movements, funding news, financial results, industry alignments, rumors and general scuttlebutt floating around the big data, data science and machine learning industries including behind-the-scenes anecdotes and curious buzz.

Challenges and Opportunities of Big Data

We are awash in a flood of data today. In a broad range of application areas, data is being collected at unprecedented scale. Decisions that previously were based on guesswork, or on painstakingly constructed models of reality, can now be made based on the data itself. Such Big Data analysis now drives nearly every aspect of our modern society, including mobile services, retail, manufacturing, financial services, life sciences, and physical sciences.

SQL Engine Leads the Heard

In almost every organization, SQL is at the heart of enterprise data used in transactional systems, data warehouses, columnar databases and analytics platforms to name just a few examples. Additionally, a vast number of commercial and in-house developed tools used to access, manipulate and visualize data rely on SQL. SQL is lifeblood of the modern transaction and decision support systems.

Big Data: A New World for Opportunities

In recent years, Big Data has become a major topic in the field of ICT. It is evident that Big Data means business opportunities, but also major research challenges. According to McKinsey & Co1 Big Data is “the next frontier for innovation, competition and productivity”. The impact of Big Data gives not only a huge potential for competition and growth for individual companies, but the right use of Big Data also can increase productivity, innovation, and competitiveness for entire sectors and economies.