Since the official launch of its public cloud Compute Engine, Google had left the door open to alternatives to the traditional virtualization, such as containers. In turn, Google offers a Linux technology container on its cloud platform. After the announcement of its Amazon Web Services support in Docker Beanstalk, the Mountain View [...]

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At recently concluded Hadoop Summit, Microsoft presented the strategy for big data technologies and the work being done by the company from getting Hadoop is accessible in the cloud. Microsoft announced in the event that Azure HDInsight will now support Hadoop 2.4.

Microsoft says the massive scale, power, elasticity [...]

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Each year, Gartner Magic Quadrant establishes its intended public cloud providers, examining the top 15 players in the market, and subsequently classifies according to their understanding of market needs and their capacity to answer customers need. This year, Gartner has released its study of Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) solution [...]

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According to a new report published by Allied Market Research, the worldwide market for Hadoop set to grow to $50.2 billion by 2020 from $2.0 billion in 2013 with a CAGR of 58.2% between 2013 and 2020.

The research titled, “Hadoop Market (Hardware, Software, Services and HaaS, End Use Application, and [...]

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The long-standing partnership between Microsoft and SAP will be significantly increased in the areas of cloud, data, and mobility. In addition to the arrival of SAP solutions in the cloud Azure, the two companies are working on a better integration of Business Objects BI tool with the Power of Microsoft.

It [...]

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Big data is a lot more than just great. It’s an opportunity. An opportunity to detect new and emerging types. A new study from QuinStreet Enterprise found that big data is a transformative technology trend that can have real impact on business.

The new QuinStreet Enterprise 2014 Big Data Outlook report [...]

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Even in an era of budget cuts and triumphant cloud, companies will continue to invest in infrastructure on site. Although public cloud-based solutions provide both more flexibility and more choices, IT departments are still reluctant to cede control of their sensitive data.

EMC took its EMC World 2014 conference to unveil [...]

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The White House released a report on big data in which it calls for an update to the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA). The much-anticipated report comes at a time when there is a large scale debate going between technology, privacy, and civil rights.

The report “Big Data: Seizing Opportunities, Preserving [...]

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IBM has announced its new top of the range CPU Server power system architecture that, according to what the company claims, promises the highest performance to revolutionize the world of servers and big data. IBM promises up to 50 times faster processing than standard x86 servers.

Designed for big data, the [...]

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The theme of big data now gets even more attention at Microsoft. The company looks with attention to the growing volume of data produced either by machines than by humans. During the Accelerate Your Insights event in San Francisco, Microsoft announced new big data analytics products and services that allow you [...]

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The cloud provides the ability to store large amounts of data. Research has now also shown that big data plays a major role in the growth of public cloud computing services.

According to a report from Technology Business Review Inc. (TBR), public cloud providers are using big data to drive their [...]

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Intel has decided to abandon its own developments around Hadoop. Rather than develop itself a distribution of Java framework for big data optimized for its processors, the chipmaker now preferred to ally with one of the pure players in the sector – Cloudera and even to become its largest shareholder. Intel [...]

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As businesses adopt private, public and hybrid clouds for cost-effectively and quickly deliver applications and services, Cisco announced plans to build the world a network of larger global Intercloud clouds. Together with strategic partners and service providers, Cisco global Intercloud is being architected for the Internet of Everything.

The project is [...]

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McAfee in a recent report said enterprises expect to see an increase in attacks aimed at shared resources in any IaaS, PaaS, or SaaS (Infrastructure, Platform, or Software as a Service) cloud environment. Cybercriminal will target cloud-based applications and data repositories such as the ubiquitous hypervisors found in all data centers, [...]

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The technology is being decisive in shaping the global competitive map, to the point that those organizations who cannot adapt will find themselves struggling to compete and even survive. Technology has accelerated the pace of change, and those companies that do not react and transform run the risk of disappearing or being [...]

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Cisco says that by 2020 there will be over 50 billion devices connected to the Internet, The connected devices will be not just computers, tablets or smartphones, but sunglasses, watches, cars or vending machines that will be able to guess your tastes. The Internet of Things (IoT) will generate revenues [...]

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