Data Management


Enterprise Big Data, Data Warehouse Problems Addressed by Startups

Two startups emerged from stealth with strategies to improve the success rate of Big Data projects and completely redesign the way enterprises store and analyze large amounts of different kinds of data, taking advantage of cloud computing capabilities.

Oracle Unveils Data Cloud with Social and Marketing Services

Acquisition of BlueKai Audience Data Marketplace pays off with product designed to help enterprises target customers.

Enterprise Hadoop Vendors Sign Up Big Data Partners

Technical and financing agreements are latest in competition among Hortonworks, Cloudera and MapR.

Big Data Cloud Migration Quickens

Vendors scramble to help enterprises move their Big Data analytics to the cloud in an exploding market.

HP Announces New Big Data Analytics Platform

It features speedier queries, improved query-dependent allocation of resources and better SQL-on-Hadoop functionality.

Google Gives Enterprises More Options for Working with Big Data in the Cloud

Hadoop connectors are now available for Google Cloud Storage, BigQuery and Cloud Datastore.

SAS Updates Data Management Software

SAS this week announced updates to its data management software that include Big Data virtualization.



Cloudera Eyes More Hadoop Community Contributions with $160 Million in Financing

Some major investors this week infused Cloudera with $160 million in funding, much of which the company said will be used to invest in engineering resources to extend its Apache Hadoop community contributions.

Watson Supercomputer Power Offered to Develop Enterprise Mobile Apps

To generate interest in its enterprise-class Watson supercomputer platform now being offered as a service, IBM is encouraging mobile app developers to harness its "cognitive computing" power in a developer challenge contest.

NetApp Announces Scale-Out Storage Systems

NetApp recently announced unified, scale-out storage systems designed to let enterprises manage and control data via one storage and data management platform.

Top Technology Trends for 2013

We look at impact of mobile, cloud, big data, and social media on IT in 2012 and how the technologies will be important in 2013.

Top 3 Trends in IT and Big Data: A Look Back, The Year Ahead

Cloud computing, mobile applications, and big data coalesced in 2012 and will shape IT in 2013 and beyond.

IBM Goes Big on Big Data at IOD

Not surprisingly, big-data-a-la-Big-Blue has a distinctly dollars-and-cents flavor to it.

Best Practices in System Copy: Automate in the Cloud

Cut the cost and improve the accuracy of SAP system copy chores.

Hadoop, The Cloud, and Big Data

What you need to know about Hadoop benefits, scalability, and best practices.

Q&A: Integrating SharePoint with Social Content

Social content is rich with information, but integrating it with other enterprise data can leave it isolated and unused. We explore how to wisely integrate the two.

Why All Data is Not Created Equal

Although relational databases will continue to be used for high-speed online transaction processing, conventional relational databases have clearly exhausted their usefulness for business analytics. What’s ahead for database technology?

A Look Back, The Road Ahead for IT

Tight budgets led to look closely at the cloud and encryption solutions. What will grab IT’s attention in 2012?

Disaster Recovery Driven By Tight Budgets, New Technology

Disaster recovery is a growing part of IT's budget, but IT still needs quicker, more efficient, and more affordable backup and recovery solutions into one seamless process.

A New Option for Getting Data In and Out of Mainframes

IBM and Oracle aren't the only games in town when it comes to getting data into -- and out of -- mainframe environments.