Adam Shepherd

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Qubole Data Service provides a single platform for ETL, reporting, ad hoc analysis, stream processing and machine learning. It runs on AWS, Microsoft Azure and Oracle Bare Metal Cloud, taking advantage of the elasticity and scale of the cloud, and also supports leading open source engines, including Apache Spark, Hadoop, Presto, and Hive.

Posted September 12, 2017

New multi-cloud capabilities scale discovery and dependency mapping of all assets to go beyond on-prem data centers to public and private cloud.

Posted September 12, 2017

Barracuda Networks, a provider of cloud-enabled security and data protection solutions, has added the ability to replicate data from either an on-premises physical or virtual backup appliance to AWS. The new feature provides customers, resellers, and MSPs with greater flexibility and choice to protect their data from data loss and potential disasters, including security threats like ransomware. This adds an additional option for customers, in addition to the ability to replicate to the Barracuda Cloud.

Posted August 15, 2017

MultiValue Vendors Help Extend MultiValue Systems

Posted February 24, 2016

Revelation will be hosting its user conference from April 18 through April 21, at the Omni Orlando Resort at Championsgate in Orlando, Florida. "We always want to choose a popular vacation destination to do our conferences. Orlando is a great convention city. We even moved our conference schedule up by a day, so that gives everyone an extra day on the weekend to take in the Orlando sights," noted Robert Catalano, director of sales with Revelation Software.

Posted February 24, 2016

Removing Data Constraint for App Development

Posted February 01, 2016

Kore Technologies is excited to announce the release of Kourier REST Gateway along with the upcoming release of Kourier 4.3. Both are scheduled for release early 2nd quarter of 2016.

Posted January 27, 2016

Dell SharePlex Supports Ticketmaster's High Performance

Posted January 26, 2016

Accessing the Pipeline for Cross-Data Analytics

Posted January 04, 2016

MultiValue technology, which celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2015, remains an important part of the data management landscape. Here, MultiValue vendors offer their thoughts on the outlook for MultiValue in the future and share predictions 2016.

Posted December 16, 2015

Opportunities and Challenges of Harnessing Operational Big Data

Posted December 07, 2015

Gaining Business Advantage with Hadoop as a Service

Posted December 01, 2015

Key Considerations When Data Modeling for Big Data

Posted December 01, 2015

Unlocking the Power of the Data Lake with Security in Mind

Posted November 09, 2015

Rocket Software has introduced Rocket Mobile for MultiValue, an enterprise mobile application development and deployment platform for customers that rely on Rocket MultiValue systems.

Posted October 28, 2015

Kore Technologies recently participated in MVU, Rocket Software's conference focused on MultiValue databases and solutions.

Posted October 28, 2015

Ensuring Database Performance in an Ever-Changing Environment

Posted October 20, 2015

Asking and Answering Important Questions about Cloud Data Warehousing

Posted October 13, 2015

To SQL Server 2012 and Beyond - What to Know Before You Upgrade

Posted September 24, 2015

Rocket MultiValue University (MVU) is fast approaching. MVU is one of the premiere conferences covering MultiValue each year for anyone working with business solutions powered by Rocket's MultiValue data servers, tools, and related technology. MVU will take place October 5-8 at Harrah's Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

Posted September 23, 2015

Kore Technologies showed off the 5.4 release of KommerceServer at the Eclipse Users Group's annual Encounter conference. The KommerceServer eCommerce Suite encompasses the webStoreFront, webPortal, webAdminstration and Mobile Editions. It contains significant out-of-the-box functionality for business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-consumer (B2C) e-commerce environments.

Posted September 23, 2015

Fueling Your Competitive Edge with Data Management for Speed and Scale

Posted September 15, 2015

Revelation Software is preparing for the introduction of OpenInsight 10, the most significant release since Revelation took OpenInsight into the 32-bit world. To provide information to its user base in advance of the new release, Revelation has announced a Revelation Users Group (RUG) meeting in the EMEA region.

Posted August 26, 2015

IBM Supports Journey Through Space with Apache Spark

Posted August 24, 2015

Overcoming Today's Big Data Integration Hurdles

Posted August 10, 2015

The Role of Hybrid and Best-of-Breed Architectures in Big Data Management

Posted July 28, 2015

Rocket Software will be hosting MultiValue University (MVU) October 5-8 in Las Vegas, NV. Rocket has had previous conferences that were focused on mostly U2 data. "This is the first one since we have joined together with the D3 team and we're calling it MultiValue University," stated Jackie Burhans, senior channel marketing manager, MVpartner enablement, Rocket Software.

Posted July 22, 2015

In 1965, Dick Pick and Don Nelson originally implemented PICK as the "Generalized Information Retrieval Language System" (GIRLS) on an IBM System/360 at TRW for use by the U.S. Army to control the inventory of Cheyenne helicopter parts. That was 50 years ago and MultiValue is still thriving today. It is a testament to the quality and flexibility of the technology for it to be going strong 50 years after its creation. Coincidentally, Rocket Software is also marking a significant event as it celebrates 25 years in business.

Posted July 22, 2015

Tim Nicholson, director of Informer customer services at Entrinsik, will be hosting a webinar on how comprehensive data analysis capabilities can help an organization leverage data from diverse sources more effectively to save money, find new business opportunities, and stay competitive.

Posted July 22, 2015

The Ins and Outs of Data Modeling in NoSQL

Posted July 21, 2015

Making the Most of Spark's Capabilities

Posted July 02, 2015

Reducing Data Management Complexity in Agile Data Environments

Posted June 30, 2015

Progress Software and Logi Analytics have announced the release of Progress OpenEdge Analytics 360, a new custom BI tool to help OpenEdge users discover value in their operational data.

Posted June 16, 2015

Accelerating Data Processing for Analytics

Posted June 15, 2015

Improving ETL for Better BI

Posted June 02, 2015

Gaining Pervasive Insights with Hadoop

Posted June 02, 2015

Preparing for the Internet of Things

Posted May 27, 2015

Improving Performance of Database Services with Multi-Dimensional Scaling

Posted May 20, 2015

The data lake is one of the hottest topics in the data industry today. It is a massive storage reservoir that allows data to be stored in its rawest forms. Hadoop Day at Data Summit 2015 concluded with a panel on everything data lake featuring James Casaletto, solutions architect for MapR, Joe Caserta, president and founder of Caserta Concepts, and George Corugedo, CTO with RedPoint Global Inc.

Posted May 14, 2015

At Data Summit 2015 in New York City, Tony Shan, chief architect, Wipro, gave a talk on the key components of a successful big data methodology and shared lessons learned from real world big data implementations. According to Shan, there is an 8-step process for a big data framework with specific techniques and methods.

Posted May 14, 2015

Rocket Software has released Rocket Discover, a new self-service business intelligence solution that combines visual data discovery with data preparation.The new product also reduces the number of operations that can be performed on the data to the most fundamental ones that business users want to perform such as joining data, filtering data, and appending data.

Posted May 07, 2015

Steering Your Business with Analytics

Posted May 07, 2015

Exploring Big Data Analytics at Data Summit 2015 in NYC

Posted May 05, 2015

Integrating Hadoop and NoSQL for a Real-Time Big Data Architecture

Posted April 28, 2015

RevCon is Revelation Software's conference that covers a wide array of topics on Revelation Software. Revelation Software users' conference this year focused on Revelation Software's flagship product, OpenInsight, and the new capabilities of version 10.0.

Posted April 22, 2015

To provide a single point of access for customers so that finding resources is easier, earlier this year, Entrinsik implemented Zendesk. Zendesk is an online help desk and customer service system that assists in managing Entrinsik's support cases.

Posted April 22, 2015

Kore Technologies, provider of solutions for enterprise integration, data warehousing, business intelligence, and integrated e-commerce web solutions, recently helped Wittenberg University with a multi-faceted project to improve data access.

Posted April 22, 2015

Driving Success in a Rapidly Changing Data Environment

Posted April 14, 2015

Rocket Software has announced the release of Rocket D3 Linux 10.1, as well as a training course on the fundamentals of U2. The Linux 10.1 release will provide an update to Rocket's MultiValue development environment, while the training course will give users that are new to Rocket's U2 technology a solid foundation to work with going forward.

Posted April 14, 2015

Ensuring High Availability for Applications with NoSQL

Posted April 07, 2015

Shifting From a Traditional Database to a NoSQL Database

Posted April 07, 2015

Listening to Straight Talk on Oracle on VMware Licensing

Posted April 06, 2015

Dell Software has announced that Dell Boomi has released full API lifecycle management. This single platform makes it easy for customers to move, manage and govern data using a single interface, increasing productivity and reducing complexity. "We believe this single vendor solution provides an economy of skill. You teach the developer one skill and it is now applicable to multiple areas in the enterprise," said Chris McNabb, GM of Dell Boomi.

Posted March 31, 2015

Understanding the Basics of Data Science

Posted March 31, 2015

In 1965, Dick Pick and Don Nelson originally implemented PICK as the "Generalized Information Retrieval Language System" (GIRLS) on an IBM System/360 at TRW for use by the U.S. Army to control the inventory of Cheyenne helicopter parts. MultiValue has come a long way in 50 years.

Posted March 25, 2015

8 Top Analytics Trends for 2015

Posted March 18, 2015

As information technology has improved, one thing that has grown exponentially over the past few years has been data. The variety of data sources can also present security issues as well. To address these concerns, AtomicDB is proposing an associative-based system, which, it says, is more secure and productive.

Posted March 12, 2015

Capitalizing on Data from the Internet of Things

Posted March 09, 2015

Making Hadoop and Your Enterprise Warehouse Work

Posted March 03, 2015

Enterprise data security has become not only a major focus of attention in the tech industry, but has also become a concern for the mainstream public. With the steady stream of data breaches at companies such as the retail giant Target, the tech and media leader Sony, and most recently medical insurer Anthem, Inc., many organizations are now beginning to appreciate the importance of data security and just how much a financial toll a hack can cause. According to many executives, a turning point has been reached.

Posted February 26, 2015

Uncovering the Advantages of N1QL, Couchbase's Query Language

Posted February 24, 2015

Making the Shift from Relational to NoSQL

Posted February 10, 2015

Exploring Oracle's Big Data Discovery: The Visual Face of Hadoop

Posted February 10, 2015

As analytics continues to play a larger role in the enterprise, the need to leverage and protect the data looms larger. According to the IDC, the big data and analytics market will reach $125 billion worldwide in 2015. Here are 10 predictions from industry experts about the data and analytics in 2015.

Posted December 19, 2014

Big data continues to have an impact on business, government, and society at large. Here's a look back at 10 noteworthy blog posts from 2014. These blog posts explore the benefits and downsides of advancements in big data technologies.

Posted December 15, 2014

Replicating Oracle Data to SQL Server for Analytics and Archiving

Posted December 09, 2014

Winning the Big Data Game

Posted November 21, 2014

Percona, which provides enterprise-grade MySQL Support, consulting, training, managed services, and server development service, will be hosting Percona Live 2014 in London from November 3 to 4.

Posted October 29, 2014