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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The elephant of Apache Hadoop is increasingly acclaimed by thousands of developers and companies around the world. As big data and the demands of real-time analytics increase globally, the emergence of Hadoop has created new oceans to explore data.

Now, Oracle has a new software product that is designed to help big [...]

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IBM wants to use its Watson artificial intelligence software dramatically to improve the quality and effectiveness of health systems. The big blue company has established a new division called IBM Watson Health allowing patients, physicians, researchers and insurance sectors to deal effectively with health data.

The new group, based in Boston [...]

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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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To meet the needs of companies for intensive treatment of very large volumes of data, Amazon Web Services announced new instances called D2 based on the Elastic Compute Cloud infrastructure (EC2) and intending to process very large volumes of data through additional computing power.

Amazon said that “with enhanced networking and [...]

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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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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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To help companies maximize the benefits of investments in big data, Intel launched the Intel Data Platform, a suite of software based on open source technologies designed to simplify and accelerate the management of big data.

Based on the Intel Software Distribution for Apache Hadoop, the platform provides an open [...]

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With the aim of offering an assessment of the current situation of mobile computing and current threats to protect them, the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) has published a guide specializing in critical areas with recommendations on best practices in this area.

The CSA has updated its Cloud Control Matrix (CCM) with [...]

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