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 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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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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Big data analytics give enterprises faster access to their own data more than before. The trend of big data remains a high priority for businesses in 2014. Organizations indicate that the top benefits that they have already realized are greater scalability, faster access to infrastructure, higher availability, and faster time to market [...]

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There have been more data in the last two years than in the entire history of computing. And this explosion of information requires companies to have effective tools for collecting and analyzing data. Moreover, the increasing trend of connectivity across different mobile devices pushes companies to integrate their infrastructure to these platforms.

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The market for big data is growing over the next five years with an estimated compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 25.52% from 2013 to 2018 to $46.34 Billion by 2018, reports research firm MarketsandMarkets.

The report “Big Data Market By Types (Hardware; Software; Services; BDaaS – HaaS; Analytics; Visualization as [...]

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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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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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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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Research firm IDC in a recent report shows that companies combine Hadoop with other databases to make big data analysis. A significant proportion of survey respondents said Hadoop is used to replace traditional data warehouse technologies. This ranges from the analysis of raw data, whether operational data, data from different machines [...]

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The theme of Big Data has spawned a tremendous amount of attention and investor interest in recent years. While much of the big data hype has focused on the storage, structured and unstructured processing technologies, London based investment bank GP Bullhound predicted that some of the most exciting developments are in [...]

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Hadoop for many is synonymous with big data. Hadoop is not an application but a set of open source multi-tools with the ultimate goal is to analyze volumes of structured and unstructured data.

The research firm IDC conducted a study to know how the companies were cohabiting big data analysis systems like [...]

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At the LinuxCon 2013, IBM announced it would invest $ 1 billion in new technologies and open source Linux for Power Systems servers. The investment aims to help companies leverage big data and cloud computing with modern systems built to handle the new wave of applications that arrive at the data [...]

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Analyze large volumes of data not only promotes the application of new software and other connectors, but also increases the need for computing hardware, servers storage, etc. With its portfolio analytics, knowledge management, security and monitoring, HP offers a new platform for Big Data.

Under the project name HAVEn, HP has [...]

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Apache Hadoop is a distributed parallel processing technology, which is applied in the various industry verticals to perform large-scale data analysis. Most data collected by organizations contains unstructured data. Using Hadoop-based tools, organization can analyze real-time data such as audio, video, email, and machine-generated data from a multitude of sensors and data [...]

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