Why Customers Want to Get Real-Time Mainframe Big Data into Splunk

Splunk Enterprise is the leading software platform for real-time operational intelligence.   Its easy-to-use searches, dashboards and alerts improve the responsiveness of system administrators responsible...
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Interview with Syncsort’s Mark Muncy: Did Big Data Kill the SQL Star?

In Part 1 of our interview, Mark Muncy, Syncsort’s manager of Technical Product Marketing spoke of the raw data layer, or “lake.” About Hadoop, Muncy explained that “What Hadoop...
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How Big Data is Transforming the World of Finance

The global financial crisis of 2007-8 demolished the idea that financial markets and institutions could regulate themselves. Broad procedural and institutional reforms have followed in an effort to prevent...
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5 Steps to Application-Aware Data Protection

Many IT organizations have had the same data protection tools and practices for years, even decades, and see no need for that to change. But Application Owners need to know that they’ll be able...
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Interview with Syncsort’s Mark Muncy: The Data Warehouse is Alive and Kicking

Practitioners familiar with Syncsort products have a unique perspective on the health of data warehouses, and we’d like to get to that. But first, what is your role at Syncsort and where else have...
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Actually, It’s More than Actuarials: Big Data for Insurance

Are you the sort who chronically forgets to lock your doors, exceeds the speed limit, fails to change your smoke alarm batteries, leaves your FitBit idle and skips your annual physical? In the past, you...
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Interview with Matthew Bishop from GetElastic.com about Big Data and Ecommerce

Matthew Bishop, Sr. Product Architect at Elastic Path Can you explain the category “experience management software” for those not working in the Elastic Path space? The concept of experience...
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Interview with Kate Vitasek: the Vested® business model

Kate VitasekFaculty, University of Tennessee, Graduate and Executive Education 1. In a blog post, you cited the need for “a more transparent and collaborative approach” to address the challenges...
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How Data Blending & Visualization Can Unlock Business Results

One of the biggest benefits of data blending is that it allows users to integrate across different types of data that exist in separate repositories and locations. This way, users can explore data without...
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Hadoop Market Adoption Survey Asks: Are Big Data Analytics Ready for Prime Time?

You’ve probably read and heard a lot of opinions about how much traction Big Data initiatives are getting within IT organizations.  Well we have too.  For instance, Wikibon’s principal research analyst,...
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