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Big Data

The well-known three Vs of Big Data - Volume, Variety, and Velocity – are increasingly placing pressure on organizations that need to manage this data as well as extract value from this data deluge for Predictive Analytics and Decision-Making. Big Data technologies, services, and tools such as Hadoop, MapReduce, Hive and NoSQL/NewSQL databases and Data Integration techniques, In-Memory approaches, and Cloud technologies have emerged to help meet the challenges posed by the flood of Web, Social Media, Internet of Things (IoT) and machine-to-machine (M2M) data flowing into organizations.



Big Data Articles

IOUG offers webcasts on a range of topics including big data, security, cloud, and many more.

Posted October 21, 2015

IOUG wants to see you this weekend at Oracle OpenWorld! Join us for 40+ IOUG sessions on User Group Sunday, visit the IOUG Kiosk for more information on COLLABORATE 16, meet up with IOUG Director of Partner Engagement, Jim Conlon, attend a SIG meeting and more.

Posted October 21, 2015

Enterprise data security provider Protegrity has announced that it has earned Oracle Exadata Optimized status through the Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), demonstrating that Protegrity Database Protector for Oracle Exadata is recognized as having been tested and tuned on Oracle Exadata Database Machine to deliver speed, scalability and reliability to customers.

Posted October 21, 2015

AtScale, a company specializing in connecting business users to their data in Hadoop, is releasing a new version of its platform, introducing a new tool that will enhance performance of big data on Hadoop.

Posted October 21, 2015

To help companies evolve and make faster and more secure decisions based on their data insights, Dell is introducing a series of new big data and analytics solutions and services.

Posted October 21, 2015

In the 1989 movie, "Back to the Future Part II," actor Michael J. Fox's character traveled in time to October 21, 2015. And today, October 21, 2015, in his keynote at Dell World 2015 in Austin, Michael S. Dell, founder and CEO of Dell, expanded on what it means for organizations to be future-ready, and what Dell is doing to help. Referring to the recently announced plans for Dell to acquire EMC in a deal valued at $67 billion, Dell said, "I started this company 32 years ago, just a few blocks from here in my dorm room, building PCs. And as I speak to you here today with this agreement in place Dell is set to become an enterprise solutions powerhouse."

Posted October 21, 2015

MapR is including Apache Drill 1.2 in its Apache Hadoop distribution and is also now offering a new Data Exploration Quick Start Solution, leveraging Drill to help customers get started more rapidly with big data projects. Apache Drill is an open source, low-latency query engine for Hadoop that delivers secure, interactive SQL analytics at petabyte scale. With the two announcements, MapR says customers and partners will able to more quickly leverage Drill to get fast business insights from all their data in Hadoop and other sources. MapR also released a comprehensive SQL-based test framework to the open source community.

Posted October 21, 2015

Attivio is releasing a self-service solution designed to radically reduce the time usually required to provision the right data for analysis in Tableau.

Posted October 20, 2015

Yellowfin, a global business intelligence and analytics software company, is launching a new browser based application that will make it faster and easier to create customized analytical applications.

Posted October 20, 2015

Citus Data, which provides solutions to scale out PostgreSQL for real-time big data, has secured $9.5 million in Series A funding led by Khosla Ventures, with participation by previous Citus Data investors including Data Collective and Vaizra Investments. The company says the funding round will be used to grow the Citus Data development team and expand its sales and marketing efforts.

Posted October 20, 2015

Teradata is introducing a series of platforms that will capture streaming IoT data, land that data in Hadoop, and use advanced Aster machine learning natively in Hadoop to analyze data.

Posted October 20, 2015

Concurrent is releasing the next version of its Driven platform, enabling application performance monitoring and management across heterogeneous Hadoop and Spark environments within a single, comprehensive solution.

Posted October 20, 2015

Trifacta is bringing its Wrangler solution to users' desktops, putting intuitive, self-service data wrangling immediately into the hands of workers everywhere. "We're allowing any user to download and be able to start using Trifacta's approach to exploring and transforming data themselves in a free desktop application," said Will Davis, director of product marketing at Trifacta.

Posted October 20, 2015

Splice Machine has released version 1.5 of its Hadoop RDBMS, which adds multiple enterprise-ready features. The new release adds functionality and performance improvements to enable companies to increase the benefits of using Splice Machine to support real-time applications, run operational data lakes, and accelerate their ETL pipelines.

Posted October 20, 2015

In a Mainframe Insights blog post, Marcel Mitran, IBM DE and CTO IBM Systems Software Performance and Linux Ecosystem, discusses the performance and cost benefits of running MobileFirst Platform on IBM z systems, collocated with critical Systems of Record mainframe applications and data.

Posted October 14, 2015

In a three-part blog, Luis Carlos Silva, Continuous Integration Lead for z Systems and Product Manager for Compilers on POWER Systems at IBM, writes about unleashing the full potential of Linux, and how Docker complements and works on IBM LinuxONE and z Systems, making the lives of developers and release engineers easier.

Posted October 14, 2015

A new video explains how outstanding customer experiences demand waitless virtualization, cloud and analytics. Backed by Linux on POWER8, ZTEsoft clients can process 35,000 transactions per second with ease in virtualized cloud environments.

Posted October 14, 2015

Italian software developer Foedus has created OCTOBUS ERP optimized for IBM Power Systems running Linux. Foedus chose IBM Power System S812L and S822L servers running Linux and MariaDB database software as the foundation for its new version of OCTOBUS.

Posted October 14, 2015

Meeting service-level agreements (SLAs) hinges on server reliability, uptime and manageability. IBM LinuxONE and IBM z solutions provide a flexible yet powerful infrastructure that helps ensure that your business receives the performance, reliability and processing power it needs to address increasingly sophisticated and demanding application requirements.

Posted October 14, 2015

SUSECon is the annual global technical conference for SUSE customers, partners and community enthusiasts, geared to the needs of the enterprise IT consumer. SUSECon provides the forum to announce and demonstrate the SUSE vision and latest technical advances to press, analysts, ecosystem partners, and customers.

Posted October 14, 2015

At IBM Insight 2015, October 25-29 in Las Vegas, attendees can explore the newest innovations, industry breakthroughs, and hottest trends in analytics, cloud, mobile, the Internet of Things and Watson that can't be found anywhere else. Don't miss the IBM z sessions at the conference.

Posted October 14, 2015

"In a world where product lifecycles are measured in web years, what can we learn from the mainframe's rather unique longevity?" asks CIO Journal Columnist Irving Wladawsky-Berger in a new blog.

Posted October 14, 2015

The Linux Foundation has released its first ever report that attempts to measure the estimated value of development costs in its Collaborative Projects. According to the report, the total lines of source code present today in Linux Foundation's Collaborative Projects are 115,013,302, and the estimated, total amount of effort required to retrace the steps of collaborative development for these projects is 41,192.25 person years.

Posted October 14, 2015

IBM is expanding its developer skills training program to reach a record number of students worldwide this year with the Master the Mainframe programming contest. In addition, for the first time, the company and academic partners will provide aspiring developers access to the world's fastest Linux system via the cloud at no cost.

Posted October 14, 2015

"IBM's commitment to Spark is the latest in a long line of commitments to open development of technologies - the very technologies that make systems of insight possible," writes Anirban Chatterjee, Power Systems Product Marketing Manager for Big Data and Analytics, a new Smarter Computing Blog post.

Posted October 14, 2015

IBM Power Systems were recently showcased at Strata + Hadoop World in New York City, where IBM showed how Power Systems provides the world's superior platform for Systems of Insight, driving digital business in a waitless world. At the event, Power Systems highlighted new capabilities for Spark and Hadoop on the world's first system designed for data.

Posted October 14, 2015

MariaDB Corporation is now part of a new ecosystem with IBM that enables MariaDB Enterprise to run on IBM LinuxONE and IBM z Systems.

Posted October 14, 2015

A new article by Valerie Dennis in IBM Systems magazine looks at how Linux is driving an open-standards revolution in the IT marketplace and is now the fastest-growing OS in the world, growing at a rate of two-to-eight times faster than any other.

Posted October 14, 2015

The OpenPOWER Foundation has just marked its second anniverary. In a blog post for IT Business Edge, industry analyst Rob Enderle reflects on the impact of Linux, the OpenPOWER ecosystem, the importance of collaboration.

Posted October 14, 2015

A new line of IBM Power8-based Linux servers - the Power LC (Linux cluster) Line - has been launched. The new Power Systems LC servers are the first to be based on technologies and development efforts contributed by OpenPOWER Foundation partners - including Canonical, Mellanox, NVIDIA, Tyan and Wistron.

Posted October 14, 2015

KVM for IBM z Systems provides open source virtualization for the IBM mainframe. Using a combination of KVM virtualization and IBM z Systems provides the performance and flexibility to address the requirements of multiple, differing Linux workloads.

Posted October 14, 2015

A new video demonstrates how the combined power of Linux, IBM z Systems, the hybrid cloud, and IBM Cloud Manager with OpenStack enhance the benefits of each part to provide the most powerful and reliable enterprise solution.

Posted October 14, 2015

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