Big Data

As a Buzzword, “Big Data” Gets Even Bigger

The New York Times examines how buzzwords like “Big Data” – and “cloud computing” before it – can catch on and inject existing technologies with larger cultural relevance. Whether you love these buzzwords or roll your eyes every time you hear them, the Times article is an interesting exploration of the intersection of language, marketing and technology. Read More

Hadoop Summit Showcases Momentum, Partnerships

The innovation behind Hadoop-powered data processing and analysis has scored a number of headlines for big data, and momentum continues to grow for the open-source software elephant in the enterprise. Highlights from the Hadoop Summit 20012. Read More

EMC News: Facebook, VCE, Greenplum

With EMC World 2012 in full swing in Las Vegas, there is news of Facebook using 20 petabytes of EMC storage, VCE announcing new capabilities, and a Greenplum conference for big data science happening next door to EMC World. Read More

MapR Open Distribution for Hadoop Released

MapR Technologies announced a Hadoop distribution today, which opens up Hadoop by allowing users to leverage a broad array of standard commands, tools and applications. MapR also recently became a member of the Open Data Center Alliance. Read More

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