Tag: big data

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What is Apache Spark? The big data platform that crushed Hadoop

March 30, 2023

Via: InfoWorld

Apache Spark is a data processing framework that can quickly perform processing tasks on very large data sets, and can also distribute data processing tasks across multiple computers, either on its own or in tandem with other distributed computing tools. […]

Global Cloud

Big data costs big money: How to handle spiraling cloud costs

August 18, 2022

Via: CIO Dive

Cloud migration promises access to vast amounts of computing power, expansive data storage, and, when not carefully managed, escalating costs. Spending on data-related services is difficult to predict in the cloud, an environment in which there are few fixed costs. […]

Global Cloud

Sync Computing Launches with Distributed Cloud Infrastructure Services

January 28, 2022

Via: Data Center Knowledge

Startup Sync Computing emerged from stealth mode today with $6.1 million in seed funding in a bid to help enable distributed cloud infrastructure for artificial intelligence, machine learning and big data workloads. The company also announced the launch of Sync […]

Cloud Security

Deploying Proven Data Security Tools to Combat the Rising Cost of a Data Breach

October 1, 2021

Via: Security Intelligence

It can be hard to navigate which solutions really protect you from the effects of a data breach. Take a look at defending against data breaches by the numbers. That way, you can focus on the modern data security approaches […]

Global Cloud

The rise of the cloud data platform

May 25, 2021

Via: CIO

The year 2020 is seared into CIOs’ collective memory as one of the most cataclysmic, consequential years this century. But while the pandemic helped drive digital transformation far beyond anyone’s expectations, make no mistake: This was not the perfect storm […]

Global Cloud

Cloudera Data Platform hits Google Cloud

March 31, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Big data, machine learning and streaming data veteran Cloudera is announcing this morning the availability of its Cloudera Data Platform (CDP) on Google Cloud. The multi-/hybrid cloud enterprise data platform had already been available on Amazon Web Services (AWS) and […]

Cloud Clients

Higher Education Looks to the Cloud for HPC and AI Resources

January 22, 2021

Via: CIO

When it comes to capitalizing on the latest computing technologies, higher education institutions have always been at the front of the class. That’s the case today as many academic institutions now use high performance computing systems and artificial intelligence applications […]

Global Cloud

What is AWS Batch?

December 27, 2019

Via: TechRadar

No one likes to wait. That’s particularly true when it comes to batch processing jobs for Big Data projects like genomic research, building an airplane and materials for safety, and the massive requirements for data processing related to health and […]

Global Cloud

Is Cloud Computing the Next Natural Step in Tech?

August 26, 2019

Via: CompareTheCloud

Let’s face it: a few years back, there weren’t that many companies who loved the idea of storing important information in the cloud. The data had to be kept on-site, in secure servers that could be watched and maintained by […]

Global Cloud

Upgrading data centers to cloud scale efficiency – hype versus fact

April 2, 2019

Via: CompareTheCloud

“The data centre is being reinvented” according to Scott Raynovich, Chief Analyst, Futuriom. “It’s a real challenge to build a cloud infrastructure that can scale to support demanding applications that can embrace big data, analytics, self-driving cars, and artificial intelligence. […]

Global Cloud

Why aren’t data breaches a thing of the past?

September 17, 2018

Via: CompareTheCloud

The tech industry and the billions of people who populate their platforms are undergoing a reckoning that’s causing many to question the very efficacy of the digital age. This shifting sentiment is a spectacular change for an industry that enjoyed […]

Global Cloud

Channel Partners Ideally Positioned to Help SMEs with Digital Transformation

August 27, 2018

Via: Talkin' Cloud

Accounting for nearly half of the private workforce, the small-to-medium-sized enterprise (SME) community is the launch pad for the world’s most transformative ideas. Airbnb, Uber and Amazon all belonged to the SME team at one point, and each year the […]

Global Cloud

Microsoft Lines Up Azure, Big Data Announcements, More Ahead of Inspire

July 12, 2018

Via: Talkin' Cloud

Azure is at the heart of Microsoft’s business strategy. The company on Thursday made several key Azure-related announcements, as well others that focus on the intelligent cloud/intelligent edge and Microsoft’s four solution areas: the modern workplace; business applications; applications and […]

Global Cloud

Dataguise Formalizes Partner Effort with New Channel Program

July 2, 2018

Via: Talkin' Cloud

Dataguise, the data privacy protection and compliance vendor, on Monday launched the DgSecure Partner Program, the company’s first structured and formal channel program. With the latest release of DgSecure (version 6.3), the 10-year old company is opening its business to […]

Global Cloud

Internet of Things: From Megatrend to Commodity

May 10, 2018

Via: Cloud Tweaks

Every year, Hannover Messe, the world’s largest industrial trade show, brings together more than 5,000 exhibitors from every corner of the globe. The many conversations I had in Hannover this year with customers, partners, media, and government representatives made clear […]

Global Cloud

IoT Cloud Big Data Analytics

April 5, 2018

Via: Cloud Expo

Two weeks ago (November 3-5), I attended the Cloud Expo Silicon Valley as a speaker, where I presented on the security and privacy due diligence requirements for cloud solutions. Cloud security is a topical issue for every CIO, CISO, and […]

Global Cloud

Want to dip your toe into the cloud? Start with Disaster Recovery

December 21, 2017

Via: Cloud Tweaks

Migrating to the cloud can be a daunting task. First you have to go through an exhaustive process deciding what to migrate, then you have to do plenty of scripting and re-architecting to get all that to cloud, all while […]

Global Cloud

Driving Transformation? It is possible to predict the future.

November 10, 2017

Via: Cloud Tweaks

Previously, I wrote about the criticality of defining the Vision for your transformation – what is your real objective, how will it transform your business and what will be the outcome for your customers. But as Henry Ford said, “Vision without execution is […]

Service Models

Enterprise IT pros see most workloads in cloud by 2018

April 3, 2017

Via: Network World Cloud Computing

Within two years, a majority of enterprises expect to be running their workloads in the cloud. After getting past considerable concerns about privacy and security, companies are increasingly placing their faith — and their information and services — in the […]

Global Cloud

Education Through Collaboration And The Cloud

March 27, 2017

Via: Cloud Tweaks

Online education, supported by cloud computing, has seen much growth due to the spread of massive open online courses (MOOCs) hosted in the cloud and a changing learning environment in which today’s tech-savvy students make use of their own devices […]