The Linux Foundation announced the formation of R Consortium, with the intention of strengthening technical and user communities around the R language, the open source programming language for statistical data analysis.

The new organization R Consortium became an official project of Linux Foundation and is designed to strengthen R language [...]

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In many popular consumer applications a user can take immediate action if he has obtained important information from large amounts of data. For business applications, it appears that, directly taking action in response to a data analysis not so easy. This often occurs because the analysis may be not coming from relevant [...]

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IBM is providing substantial resources to the Apache Software Foundation’s Spark project to prepare the platform for machine learning tasks, like pattern recognition and classification of objects. The company plans to offer Bluemix Spark as a service and has dedicated 3,500 researchers and developers to assist in its preservation and further [...]

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The initiative of Cisco Intercloud, a worldwide network consisting of interconnected clouds that the corporation is building along with its partners, has grown now. The networking giant announced significant developments in the Intercloud initiative, which aims to connect the hybrid cloud to being part of a large available and accessible network [...]

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The big data platform MapR just introduced version 5.0 of its Hadoop distribution based on version 2.7 of the open source framework designed for the processing of very large volumes of data with the support for Docker containers. MapR 5.0 also relies on the Yarn resource manager.

This version strengthens the [...]

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Businesses will soon be able to perform the same kinds of big data analysis that allows Amazon to recommend books, video games and other toasters to their customers. Amazon has announced the availability of Machine Learning, a fully managed cloud service designed to draw useful information from mountains of data that [...]

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At a time when many businesses see a high value of big data, it is good to start thinking about how to use database administrators and managers of data warehousing for needs of big data.

Oracle offered an elegant solution – extending its middleware Data Integrator, which referred to specialists for database [...]

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IBM does not want absolutely to stay on the edge of the emerging world of Internet Of Things (IoT). The IoT ranging from smartphones, bracelets for fitness, to automata for the home to wireless lamps and more and is a constantly evolving market that replaces and extends that of interconnected computers, and [...]

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A new report published by Verizon Enterprise Solutions entitled “State of the Market: The Internet of Things (IoT) 2015: Discover How IoT is Transforming Business Results” reveals how the adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) by companies is starting to pick up the speed. The study highlights the main points [...]

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Big data is one of the realities that will change the world of business. Data have become a new way to experience better than ever for consumers. The possibilities open by big data for companies are very high. From product design to highly customized products campaign, big data allow you to play [...]

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Digitization has redefined many industries. And as the digital revolution progresses there will be an even greater need to create new, address information, to exploit the digital opportunity offered by Big Data. Gartner says that IT managers (CIO) and data managers must take the initiative to anticipate and capitalize on this digital [...]

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IBM has received two patents in the United States to accelerate the data analysis in the cloud and make better use of existing cloud resources. The rights are named “Predictive Removal Of Runtime Data Using Attributes Characterizing” (US Patent # 8,639,809) and “Routing Service Requests Based on Actual Lowest cost within [...]

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Businesses are facing the most diverse work environment that the world has ever seen with five different generations working together, across geographies — each with different skills, experiences and work habits. Many companies use predictive modeling to determine how customers will behave in the future by using a set of data describing [...]

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The big data is changing the conduct of business for companies and executives to get the most from their big data projects and help ease big data challenges. According to a new report from Accenture, enterprises are satisfied with business outcomes from big data and recognized it as very important tool [...]

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In turn, Google decided that MapReduce, the big data analysis tool that the company initiated several years ago, was no longer an appropriate technology for real-time volume data processing. Google representatives at the conference Google I/O introduced the novelty of the cloud Dataflow which has help companies to analyze large volumes of [...]

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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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