Big Data News
What’s New in Big Data
There’s a lot of activity and analysis in the Big Data space. We’re pulling together the most interesting things we see and sharing them with you.
How the Internet of Things Changes Everything
Currently in the business world we are witnessing something like the epic collision of two galaxies — a rapid convergence of two very unlike systems that will cause the elements of both to realign. It’s all thanks to the Internet of Things.
A Very Short History Of Big Data
The story of how data became big starts many years before the current buzz around big data. Already seventy years ago we encounter the first attempts to quantify the growth rate in the volume of data or what has popularly been known as the “information explosion” (a term first used in 1941, according to the Read More
Travel Stress Quantified Using Big Data
Millions of workers are on the roads, railways and tarmacs every day. But what’s the impact on productivity when those trips go wrong, when business travelers experience stress and suffer indignities large and small? CWT, a $28 billion global travel, meetings and events management company, wanted to find out.
Is Big Data Going To Be The Secret Weapon For CRM?
It seems like cloud and big data are the only things that exist in today’s IT world. Anywhere you turn you are likely to stumble upon one of these. IT pros are excited about bringing the big data technology into enterprise intelligence to make them smarter.
Three Ways Big Data Has Changed Retail Analytics Forever
Forward-thinking retailers are tapping into Big Data to streamline operations and gain a competitive edge over rivals.
Big Data Is Already Producing Big Results
When we hear the phrase “big data,” we have to ask ourselves, “How big is big? What are we really talking about?” Let’s take one of the largest retailers–Walmart. Start by visualizing one five-drawer filing cabinet. Now, think of a room filled with 60 million five-drawer file cabinets.
Surprise: You’re using ‘Big Data’
If you shop, watch movies or job hunt online, you’re taking advantage of the boom in data analytics even if you don’t know it.
Seven Hot Hadoop Startups that Will Tame Big Data
Everyone knows that data volumes are growing exponentially. What’s not so clear is how to unlock the value all of that data holds. Enterprises are struggling to figure out how to store, manage and derive any real business value from Big Data.
How HBase Converted MySpace’s MySQL Champion and is Driving Hadoop Mainstream
How’s this for an understatement: Operational databases are important for many, if not the majority, of web applications. And if you’re doing big business on the web, finding one that can scale with your data volumes and still perform like you need it to is critical.
Splice Machine Named to CRN Big Data 100: Data Management
While NoSQL databases have been getting a lot of attention, Splice Machine is bucking that trend with a SQL-compliant database designed for big data applications.