Dylan's Desk: Why don't you understand big data? | VentureBeat …

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]]>Sign up for our weekly newsletters, and you’ll get the latest insights from our Dylan’s Desk and DeanBeat columns before they’re published on VentureBeat.Two days at VentureBeat’s DataBeat conference this week have convinced me that “big data” is real and potentially transformative — but, […]

Microsoft's Infinity Room makes big data beautiful | The Verge

San Francisco played host to a special mirrored room last month for an impressive illustration of big data. Software giant Microsoft was in town for its SQL Server 2014 launch party, and the carefully choreographed room was the centerpiece of the company’s push towards data analysis. The Infinity Room mixes LED animations, pixel spheres, and a narrative around how a […]

Microsoft's Big-Data Angle: Office as a Friendly Front-End | Re/code

Microsoft has big plans for big data and a new vision for its use that the company hopes will re-establish it as an innovator in a crucial business sector.At a Tuesday event in San Francisco, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and a handful of other executives gave an overview of the latest refinements to the company’s big-data strategy, ones Nadella says […]

MinnesotaTechJobs.com: Technical Analyst General

A successful candidate for the IS Information/Technical Analyst III, IV, or V positions must be able to work independently with customers and technical staff, and also plan and lead projects. The ability and desire to acquire new technology skills is integral to the position as the City learns more about Infor and how best to leverage its capabilities to best […]

[1403.0017] Intensional RDB Manifesto: a Unifying NewSQL Model …

Computer Science > Databases
Intensional RDB Manifesto: a Unifying NewSQL Model for Flexible Big DataAuthors:Zoran Majkic(Submitted on 28 Feb 2014)
Abstract: In this paper we present a new family of Intensional RDBs (IRDBs) which
extends the traditional RDBs with the Big Data and flexible and ‘Open schema’
features, able to preserve the user-defined relational database schemas and all
preexisting user’s applications containing the SQL statements […]

Context computing : Inhi Cho Suh is excited about real-time Big Data …

What’s got Inhi Cho Suh’s attention? Real-time and context computing. Big Data is about enabling everyone. It’s about the democratization of data, giving all the ability to insights and not require you to have a Ph.D or to be a data scientist just to understand the data.This week at IBM Pulse 2014, VP GM Big Data & Integration Inhi Cho […]

Big Data News: Splice Machine, Carpathia, Altiscale, DataGravity …

Big Data News: Splice Machine, Carpathia, Altiscale, DataGravity

February 11th, 2014
By: John Rath

Splice Machine raises $15 million to further its transactional real-time SQL-on-Hadoop database for big data applications, Carpathia and Altiscale partner for Hadoop-as-a-Service, and DataGravity is recruiting channel partners for its early-access program to take advantage of its product release later this year.
Splice Machine raises $15 million for big […]

Making Big Data Management Easier | Intel Science & Technology …

Today at the O’Reilly Strata Conference in Santa Clara, Calif., ISTC Researcher Magdalena Balazinska of the University of Washington is presenting a talk entitled, “Can We Make Big Data Management Easier?” This post summarizes her talk. It highlights her team’s current and ongoing work to simplify the management of Big Data by using cloud infrastructure and delivering Big Data management […]

Top Posts of 2013: Big Data Beyond MapReduce: Google's Big Data …

Related MicroZone ResourcesDownload Hunk: Splunk Analytics for HadoopBuild Big Data Apps with JavaScript and DjangoGet Started Developing with Splunk, the Platform for Machine DataLike this piece? Share it with your friends:|MoreMainstream Big Data is all about MapReduce, but when looking at real-time data, limitations of that approach are starting to show. In this post, I’ll review Google’s most important […]

2014 Technology Predictions Series: MapR Technologies on Big Data

As 2013 winds down, it’s only natural for people to make personal New Year’s resolutions for 2014. It’s also a perfect time for technology industry predictions. This is the fourth installation in our multi-part “Technology Predictions for 2014″ series in which industry providers—from Big Data to cloud to mobile—share their predictions about the hot tech trends that will take center stage […]