Big Data

Dell, Teradata, Brocade Focus on Healthcare Tech

The healthcare industry is increasingly looking to IT vendors to help them manage the influx of patient data, as well as the shift to electronic health records. Dell, Teradata and Brocade all unveiled news announcements at this week’s 2013 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Conference. Read More

BigData Top 100 Will Rank Data-Crunching Applications

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The “big data” community will get a global ranking system for data applications. The BigData Top 100 will create a counterpart to the Top500, the supercomputing rankings that have generated enormous interest in high performance. Charter members of the group include Facebook and Google. Read More

HP, Dell Announce New Big Data Analytics Solutions

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It’s a hot week for news from “big data” technologies. HP announced new offerings that enable organizations to gain security intelligence from large data sets, while Dell announced the latest release of its Kitenga Analytics solution. Read More

Intel Enters the Hadoop Software Market

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The market for Hadoop software continues to attract new players. Intel (INTC) announced the availability of its Distribution for Apache Hadoop, including new management tools. More than 20 partners announced support for Intel’s Hadoop offering, including Cisco, Red Hat, Cray and Supermicro. Read More

EMC Supercharges Hadoop

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EMC announced Pivotal HD, a new distribution of Apache Hadoop, this week. It features native integration of EMC’s Greenplum massively parallel processing database with Apache Hadoop. Read More

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