California Privacy Laws Change: Identity Theft and Mitigation Services

  By:  Melissa J. Krasnow Continuing the trend of changes in state breach notification and related laws, Cal. A.B. 1710 amends California’s breach notification, security procedures, and...
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Plunk into Splunk: Machine-Generated Data is Meant to be Ingested

At a presentation earlier this year, an Amazon executive asked a technical audience to speculate as to the largest database that Amazon Web Services (AWS) – the cloud services division of Amazon...
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What Else is Happening with Ironstream™? The Latest on Getting Mainframe Big Data into Splunk

Last week, we announced Ironstream, an exciting new product for getting different kinds of mainframe log data into Splunk Enterprise. My colleague John Reda wrote a great blog about Ironstream, including...
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Big Data vs. Market Research: Which Can Increase Your Business Intelligence?

Market research has been around for nearly a century. The importance of market research has increased over time, and the techniques have changed dramatically. In an increasingly global and competitive...
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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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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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