Big Data

IBM Makes Huge Apache Spark Commitment

A young woman walks past the IBM logo at the 2009 CeBIT technology trade fair in Hanover, Germany. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

IBM believes Spark is the most significant open source project of the next decade. It’s backing the statement up by committing thousands of researchers and donating machine learning technology to Apache Spark. Read More

Hadoop and Big Data Storage: The Challenge of Overcoming the Science Project

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Enabling the ‘science’ of big data appears to be one of the biggest challenges for IT enterprises. In order for projects of this nature to evolve into viable, efficient solutions, it will take as much rethinking from vendors as it will from the companies deploying these solutions. The gap between web-scale approaches and traditional data center architectures is closing rapidly, however. Read More

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