Evolving Apache Hadoop YARN to Provide Resource and Workload Management for Services

Evolving Apache Hadoop YARN to Provide Resource and Workload Management for Services

Almost to the date, two years ago the Apache Hadoop community voted to make YARN a sub-project of Apache Hadoop followed by the GA release nearly a year ago last…

Splice Machine: When traditional RDBMS hits the big data performance wall

Splice Machine: When traditional RDBMS hits the big data performance wall

Legacy relational databases can’t cope with big data demands, so Splice Machine built a Hadoop-based alternative for running operational, real-time applications. San Francisco-based startup Splice Machine markets itself as the…

EnterpriseDB Says JSON Toolkit Nixes NoSQL Drawbacks

EnterpriseDB Says JSON Toolkit Nixes NoSQL Drawbacks

NoSQL databases start out easy, but you’ll later struggle with data logic, says EnterpriseDB. JSON toolkit promises best of NoSQL and RDBMS. EnterpriseDB on Tuesday introduced a free developer kit…

Data scientist: Your mileage may vary

Data scientist: Your mileage may vary

For those madly scrambling to hire data scientists, make sure you’re hiring the right kind. Getting it wrong can be very expensive. Finding a good data scientist just got even…

Personalized Analytics and Insights with BIRT for Hadoop

Personalized Analytics and Insights with BIRT for Hadoop

Welcome to the Eclipse-based BIRT (Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools) tutorials developed by Actuate – The BIRT Company™. There are two tutorials for your learning enjoyment, each fairly straightforward and…

Indiana Analysis, Open Data Efforts Use SAP Hana

Indiana Analysis, Open Data Efforts Use SAP Hana

After pilot involving infant mortality data, Indiana adopts SAP Hana in-memory database as foundation of new management reporting system, plans open data website for citizens. The State of Indiana will…

Big Data Gets a Little More Manageable

Big Data Gets a Little More Manageable

Processing advancements are getting a lot of attention for their use with Big Data. Big Data isn’t just Hadoop and in-memory anymore. Big data technologies and tools have grown significantly…

ScaleOut hServer® Achieves Hortonworks Certification

ScaleOut hServer® Achieves Hortonworks Certification

ScaleOut joined the Hortonworks Technology Partner Program and has recently achieved Hortonworks Certified status for ScaleOut hServer. ScaleOut Software is a pioneer in in-memory data grid software and the ScaleOut…

Agile Federal Data Centers: The Drive to Thrive

Agile Federal Data Centers: The Drive to Thrive

How valuable is real-time data access to federal employees, and what are federal IT departments doing to ensure reliability and security? Ensuring the Agile Data Center Click through for results…

This analysis of modern history is a prime example of why big data really matters

This analysis of modern history is a prime example of why big data really matters

Summary: A researcher has analyzed the past 35 years of world history in order to find periods most similar to present-day Ukraine and Arab-Spring-era Egypt. It’s a great example of…