Five Factors In Building Giants Of The Big Data Era | TechCrunch

Editor’s note: Navin Chaddha is managing director of Mayfield, an early-stage venture capital firm. Some of the companies he is currently championing include Gigya, Elastica, Lyft, MapR and Poshmark.As we enter the second half of 2014, it would be fair to say that big data has gone mainstream, attracting coffee table books, multiple industry landscapes, consumer applications, and large amounts of […]

Make Sure You're Getting Maximum Value from Your Big Data

Everyone is talking about the amazing insights big data can deliver, but simply having massive collections of data isn’t enough. Having big data without the ability to process it efficiently and properly is like having a warehouse full of ingredients but no ovens in which to create delicious products.Big data should earn its keep, and it can’t do that in […]

The Big Data Combat | SPEC INDIA

A large unstructured big volume data set; too complex to be handled by commonly used database management systems like RDBMS or DBMS is BIG Data. The size of the data stored in the world has exploded as it is constantly being gathered by various sources and these keep increasing too. The capacity of the world to store data doubles every […]

Will the worlds of Hadoop and Big Data combine or collide …

Will the worlds of Hadoop and Big Data combine or collide? | #HPBigData2014 Valentina Craft | August 12thREAD MOREIs there going to be a war on database formats, and will the worlds of Hadoop and Big Data combine or collide in the enterprise?  These questions were raised just before Janath Manohararaj took the stage at SiliconANGLE’s roving news desk theCUBE, as […]

DevOps Weekly Round-Up: Combining big data and DevOps …

This week in DevOps shows big data and and DevOps are two of the latest IT trends to intersect–and just as with BI and big data, they unlock new potential for organizations when leveraged together.XpoLog continues to build log analytics software for applications on a variety of infrastructures in DevOps and production support using Hadoop. GigaSpaces Technologies continues to innovate […]

MapR Technologies Among First to Receive Big Data Competency …

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–July 29, 2014–MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced that it is one of the first to receive Big Data Competency status from Amazon Web Services (AWS). Now part of the new AWS Partner Network (APN) Competency Program, AWS has named MapR as a Big Data Competency Partner based on customer […]

Businesses and the Big Data Skills Shortage | Data Center Knowledge

RICK DELGADORick Delgado is an enterprise tech commentator and writer.Although Big Data is no longer a foreign concept to businesses they still face significant challenges when implementing it into their organizations. And the problem doesn’t stem from understanding its importance. Rather, it lies in finding the right people for the job.Addressing the shortageThere are many reasons the Big Data skills […]

The 4 Layers of Big Data Everyone Must Know | SmartData Collective

There is still so much confusion surrounding Big Data. I thought it might help to clarify the 4 key layers of a big data system – i.e. the different stages the data itself has to pass through on its journey from raw statistic or snippet of unstructured data (for example, social media post) to actionable insight.The whole point of a […]

Pinterest has big data, and it knows how to share | VentureBeat | Big …

Pinterest is no National Security Agency, but the social network has grown into a collector of plenty information. Like Twitter, Facebook, Google, and other web giants, Pinterest has developed sophisticated systems for storing the data, but it’s also built a tool that lets lots of employees get at it.In a blog today, Pinterest data engineer Mohammad Shahangian sheds light on […]

Big Data Deals: Accenture Teams Up With Hortonworks, Capgemini …

Competition for big data services is heating up as solution provider powerhouses Accenture and Capgemini made simultaneous moves Tuesday, each unveiling a partnership with a prominent enterprise big data management platform provider.Accenture, No. 3 on CRN’s 2014 Solution Provider 500 list, said it had entered into an alliance with Hortonworks, a distributor of the open-source Apache Hadoop data platform. Capgemini, […]