Big Data is in. There is a huge demand not only for Big Data Scientists but for Big Data Analysts as well. While a big data scientist needs various capabilities and skills to analyze and mash up various data sources, [...]

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The market for business intelligence (BI) and analytics continue to be one of the fastest growing software markets. According to research firm Gartner, the global market for BI will reach $13.8 billion in revenue worldwide in 2013, up 7 percent from last year. The market is expected to reach over $17 billion [...]

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Cloud is Oversold

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The organizations are curious to move their in-house hosted COTS based and customized business applications to cloud managed environment. The oversold benefits of the cloud computing viz., no upfront capital investments, ‘pay as you use’ subscription model, available on-demand, committed uptime and response time, availability of global hosting facilities to collocate the [...]

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Quantivo, a data analytics firm, announced today that it plans to offer big-data analytics as a cloud-based service to organizations of all sizes.

Quantivo enables users to analyze their data and find patterns that can lead to more revenue. For example: users can analyze their customer’s online behavior and online experience, and [...]

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CloudFloor, a cloud management and optimization start-up, opened up its private beta for the CloudControl solution which enables users to visualize and control cloud infrastructures through their key business metrics. The product was first unveiled last June at the GigaOM Structure LaunchPad 2011

CloudControl provides visibility into cloud operations by [...]

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A team of engineers and entrepreneurs led by former NASA CTO Chris C. Kemp, launched today Nebula and announced plans for a turnkey OpenStack hardware appliance that allows businesses to easily, securely and inexpensively deploy large private cloud computing infrastructures from thousands of computers with minimal effort.

Chris Kemp, CEO of Nebula [...]

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Microsoft Research announced today on its website the preview of Project Daytona, an iterative MapReduce runtime for Windows Azure. Daytona was created by the eXtreme Computing Group and provides an alternative to Apache Hadoop, by using a set of tools for working with big data based on Google’s MapReduce. It is designed to help scientists [...]

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In big data or generation analytics strategies discussion, it is certain that the buzzword “Hadoop” is always present. Still, there is a reasonable amount of confusion as to what Hadoop really is and what workloads it could best supply. As Hadoop is based on Google’s MapReduce, people who are most concerned about [...]

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The cloud is revolutionizing computing as businesses and organizations shift from client-server model to cloud computing. In the next years, technology experts and users expect to ‘live mostly in the cloud’ as they work through cyberspace-based applications accessed from networked devices.

GigaOM Pro’s research releases new opportunities in the cloud, new architectures [...]

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