Offloading Mainframe to Hadoop: How Much Can You Save?

There are many reasons to migrate to the Hadoop architecture for managing big data. Some choose Hadoop for the availability of source code. Some are attracted by the large and growing community of software...
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Interview with Ioana Hreninciuc: Full Metal Power in the Bigstep High Performance Cloud

Ioana HreninciucCommercial Director at Bigstep There are a number of cloud computing models out there. How did the founders at Bigstep settle on IaaS? We actually started Bigstep not because we wanted...
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For Cutting Edge Big Data Projects: On Demand, Metadata Driven Hadoop

What is “Metadata Driven or Dynamic ETL”? IT IS DTL. It’s a cool, compelling concept. The ability for you to generate on the fly Map Reduce jobs based on metadata stored in a repository of tables....
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How Data Integration Tools Can Turbocharge Your Marketing

Marketing professionals who want to gain or maintain a competitive advantage need the right data integration tools. Data integration tools allow marketers to look at customer data in a different way. Instead...
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Syncsort’s Tendu Yogurtcu on Getting More Women in STEM Jobs

The National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine all say that STEM is crucial to improving the US economy, and that reducing disparities in STEM employment...
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SILQ Makes Offloading SQL Workloads to Hadoop a Very Smooth Process!

Ever needed an easy button to sift through 1000s of lines of legacy SQL code written over many years? SILQ is it! SILQ is a one of a kind technology to help you visualize, understand and offload complex...
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Hadoop on Amazon Web Services: How it Works

For many enterprises, the benefits of the Apache Hadoop platform are clear. When you’ve got terabytes of data and you need to process it quickly and inexpensively, the Hadoop platform offers clear...
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SEC Playing  Bigger Role in Cybersecurity

Besides clarifying disclosure requirements,the agency is prompting companies to take proactive steps. By Nick Akerman and Parker Schweich Cybersecurity threats have reached a point where they cannot  go...
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Big Data Beat Down in Brazil

Germany didn’t knock Brazil out of the 2014 World Cup on its own. Big data played a huge role and everyone should have seen it coming. If you had asked us who we believed would emerge victorious we would...
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Privacy has been a concern in the United States since the very beginning

Shortly after the American Revolution, the new nation’s political leaders sought to bind the former British colonies into a union by getting to adopt the Constitution. But the states pushed back....
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