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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…

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…

The newest satellite circling Earth can spot everything from tomato plants to parking spaces

The newest satellite circling Earth can spot everything from tomato plants to parking spaces

Summary: Earth will appear to us clearer than ever before after DigitalGlobe’s latest commercial satellite made its way to space today. The most powerful commercial satellite ever made left Lompoc,…

Internet Of Things Security Reaches Tipping Point

Internet Of Things Security Reaches Tipping Point

Public safety issues bubble to the top in security flaw revelations. It all began more than four years ago with HD Moore’s groundbreaking research in embedded device security — VoIP,…

Quick N’ Dirty: Funnels

Quick N’ Dirty: Funnels

I recently had a customer ask me how to calculate funnels in Splunk. His source data consisted of custom application logs, but this method will work with any logs that have a field representing a unique visitorID. In this context, a “funnel” is a calculation that shows what percentage […]