Is RAID Fading Into The Sunset?

With the arrival of faster networks and SSDs, RAID can no longer keep up. Data protection alternatives such as replication and erasure codes are gaining traction. By: [author-name] This article was...
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The Big Data Battle Heats-up with Cloudera Enterprise 5

What an exciting couple of weeks for Hadoop and the future of data management platforms. Announcements of Cloudera and Hortonworks closing new investment rounds with hundreds of millions, followed by several...
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Cloudera’s DHM: SOA for Big Data?

Calling it a holy grail might be an exaggeration, but the idea of an enterprise “hub” or “bus” has been kicking around for a couple of decades now. It can probably be retraced to...
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VMware’s Casado: Network Virtualization The Right Way

The true benefits from network virtualization will come from simplifying the network and applying it to broader use cases, rather than bickering about the finer points of vendors' SDN products, according...
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How Hadoop is Transforming Telecom

Telecommunications has changed a lot since the breakup of the AT&T monopoly. But one thing hasn’t changed: telecommunications is a capital intensive business with big appetite for data. Now it’s...
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Visualization for Big Data

If a picture is worth a thousand words, is a picture that’s a thousand times bigger better still? These and other questions are being asked by user experience designers as the tidal wave that is...
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The Malaysian Airlines Flight Disappearance and the Future Epic Battle between Data for Good and Evil

It was only a matter of minutes after the discovery of the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 that questions began to be asked about the data.  How could a Boeing 777 jet airliner disappear without...
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Expert Interview with Vincent Granville

Dr. Vincent Granville is Co-Founder of Data Science Central and author of the upcoming text, Developing Analytical Talent: Becoming a Data Scientist. Q. On the Analytic Bridge and Data Science sites,...
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“Un-boxing” Syncsort DMX-h: Learn how to blend Big Data in Hadoop with our new videos.

If you’ve ever done some serious shopping for your next high-tech gadget, chances are you’ve seen one of those “un-boxing” or “haul” videos on YouTube. I have to confess, at first I...
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A Journey from Data Warehousing to Big data Insights- What I learnt from Henry Ford, Albert Einstein and Rusty Sears

All companies are facing huge issues from the explosion of Big Data that is breaking traditional architectures. Yet while this disruption presents great opportunity – to get new insights that are transformative...
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