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Splunk Digs Into the Year of the Big Data Application

Splunk Digs Into the Year of the Big Data Application

Thursday Jan 2nd 2014 by Mike Vizard This year will be the one in which businesses discover the applications that turn all that data into something of business value. Slide Show Big Data: Not Just for Big Business Anymore If 2013 was the year that most organizations discovered what […]

CMWire's Top 10 Hits of 2013: Big Data

CMWire’s Top 10 Hits of 2013: Big Data

Yes, Big Data was a Big Buzzword in 2013. The technology and business press — and even mainstream media — got a piece of the action, churning out article after article about what Big Data means to you. And that’s part of the problem. Big Data means lots of […]

Make Big Data Portable: the Basics

Make Big Data Portable: the Basics

Soam Acharya If you’re reading this, then you probably know that we’re very much pro Hadoop-as-a-Service. Obviously, many organizations we speak to have concerns about the logistics of transporting all their data. While at first glance this process can appear intimidating, it’s actually a lot easier than many suspect, […]

Big Datas Dark Underbelly

Big Datas Dark Underbelly

Doug Miles According to the new AIIM survey report, " Big Data and Content Analytics: measuring the ROI ," while big data analysis is recognized as a core organizational competence, 60% of organizations admit that their current BI (business intelligence) reporting capability is "inadequate" — with an even larger […]

Cloudera's Enterprise Data Hub Rises to the Call of Amazon's AWS

Cloudera’s Enterprise Data Hub Rises to the Call of Amazon’s AWS

Room with Clouds Someone joked at Strata and Hadoop World earlier this year that Cloudera was ahead of its time when it chose its name. “You should have called it On-premise era,” said the would-be comedian, referring to the fact that Cloudera and most other enterprise-grade Hadoop distros live […]

Hadoop gets native R programming for big data analysis

Hadoop gets native R programming for big data analysis

Sensing a growing interest in big data-style analysis, software provider Revolution Analytics has updated its flagship package of R statistical functions so it can be run with the Hadoop data processing platform. Revolution R Enterprise 7 (RRE 7), to be made available on Monday , also features the ability […]

Intel Goes Graph with Hadoop Distro

Intel Goes Graph with Hadoop Distro

Language Flags HPCwire Japan Omnibond Xyratex Brocade Fusion-io Data Direct Networks Revolution Analytics Scale MP Karmasphere ScaleOut December 17, 2013 Alex Woodie Intel will be targeting big retail operations with a new graph database that it unveiled today as part of its Intel Distribution for Apache Hadoop version 3 […]

“Little Data” Matters, Too

“Little Data” Matters, Too

Back when I was working at the advertising agency JWT, one of our clients—a U.S. Marine Corps colonel—said something that has stuck with me ever since. “Look,” he said, “if I’m on a battlefield trying to defend a hill and I get a piece of intelligence, even if I’m […]

Handling Big Data with HBase Part 3: Architecture Overview

Handling Big Data with HBase Part 3: Architecture Overview

This is the third blog in a series of introductory blogs on Apache HBase . In the second part , we saw how to interact with HBase via the shell. In this part, we’ll look at the HBase architecture from a bird’s eye view. HBase is a distributed database, […]

Splunk Brings Big Data Into Security Monitoring

Splunk Brings Big Data Into Security Monitoring

Doug Henschen Telco IDT taps Splunk to optimize IT and isolate security threats. The next step is spotting marketing opportunities hidden in big data. Machine data tends to come in high volumes, and it’s usually a starting point for Splunk, the IT-centric big data analytics platform. Repeating a land-and-expand […]