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Amazon Web Services Planning Real-Time, Big Data Stream Processing Service

According to a job ad posted by Amazon Web Services, the company is planning to launch a new service for processing streams of big data. Here’s the job listing: Amazon Web Services is looking for a Senior Development Manager to lead the team that is building a disruptive new service for processing Big Data streams. […]


Quantum Corp. (NYSE:QTM), a proven global expert in data protection and big data management, today announced two new vmPRO™ virtual data protection offerings: vmPRO 4601 Appliance is a turnkey virtual machine (VM) backup solution for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) and remote offices that brings capacity-on-demand scalability to VM protection. It more than doubles available […]

Hitachi Data Systems Unveils Roadmap for the Information Cloud and New Cloud Offerings

Hitachi Data Systems Corporation (HDS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE:HIT) (TOKYO:6501), today unveiled its plans for helping customers transform their data into actionable information and harness its power as a strategic asset for business insight and innovation. To accomplish this, Hitachi Data Systems has aligned its product and solutions portfolio around a […]

Pivot3 Launches vSTAC VDI High-Performance Unified Storage and Compute Appliances for Desktop Virtualization Initiatives

VMworld Europe 2011 (booth 13) – Pivot3, a leading provider of unified storage and compute appliances that are based on commodity hardware, today introduced the Pivot3 vSTAC™ VDI, a stackable virtual desktop infrastructure appliance which delivers a unified high-performance compute and storage platform for VMware View environments. Delivered through Pivot3’s production pilot program-(P3) for VMware […]

Guest Articles: Redundant VPN Access to Virtual Machines

By Mike Scherbakov, Mirantis One of the most popular platforms for building private and public clouds is an open source effort called OpenStack. The OpenStack initiative incorporates a number of projects (compute, storage, image service etc.). In this article, we’ll focus on OpenStack elastic compute, also known as Nova. One thing that sets OpenStack Nova […]

Can Oracle Takeover EMC?

As many may know Oracle’s (ORCL) OpenWorld event is currently taking place this week. This is usually the time and place where Oracle shows off new products and discusses the company’s plans for the future. Many Oracle investors have been expecting a shift to cloud computing and big data because Oracle has struggled to keep […]

Mobile VMs will Come to the Data for Analysis says EMC’s Gelsinger

Databases are becoming so huge, particularly for analytics and especially with big data, that they are essentially immobile, says EMC COO Pat Gelsinger, one of the many high profile CEOs to stop by theCube during VMworld 2011 (full video below). “You can’t even back up a 10-or 15-Pbyte environment. It will take you weeks just to […]

Cloud adoption “notes from the field”: people, politics and price

I’ve written about a few of the talks from the recent Unvirtual unconference, including Tim Moreton’s look at big data in the cloud; and Justin McCormack’s ideas for re-architecting cloud applications. I’ve also written previously about a previous Joe Baguley talk on why the consumerisation of IT is nothing to do with iPads.  The last […]

More On Security & Big Data…Where Data Analytics and Security Collide

My last blog post “InfoSec Fail: The Problem With Big Data Is Little Data,” prattled on a bit about how large data warehouses (or data lakes, from “Big Data Requires A Big, New Architecture,”) the intersection of next generation data centers, mobility and cloud computing were putting even more stress on “security”: As Big Data […]

Composite Software Launches Data Virtualization Leadership Blog

Composite Software today launched the Data Virtualization Leadership Blog™, providing a unique forum where organizations can learn, explore and discuss diverse data virtualization topics ranging from high-end strategy and architecture to more detailed lessons learned, tips and techniques. The Data Virtualization Leadership Blog is presented by data virtualization pioneer Composite Software. The goal of the […]

New Citrix NetScaler DataStream Technology Addresses Explosive Growth in Cloud, Mobile and Corporate Data

To address the exponential growth in cloud, mobile and corporate data, Citrix Systems today unveiled a breakthrough new DataStream technology in its popular NetScaler® service delivery networking product line. NetScaler is already firmly established as the delivery infrastructure of choice for most of the world’s largest consumer websites and cloud providers, touching an estimated 75 […]

What a Difference a Year Makes – Accelerating Cloud Computing

Have you noticed how cloud computing is morphing as it is maturing? There is now a flurry of cloud types – public, private, hybrid and community – and 2011 is shaping up to mark the move of the cloud from experimental and test implementations to mainstream deployments. The next couple of months promise to be […]

Data Virtualization Gaining Rapid Market Acceptance in Europe

Widespread research recently published by some of Europe’s most respected business intelligence (BI) and data integration analysts points to a rapidly accelerating interest in data virtualization as organizations seek more agile and cost effective solutions for growing data volume and information diversity challenges. Carsten Bange, managing director of Business Application Research Center; Barry Devlin, founder […]

Quest Software and Cloudera Unveil First Release of ‘OraOop’ at Hadoop World 2010

Quest Software, Inc. (Nasdaq: QSFT) and Cloudera, Inc. today at Hadoop World unveiled the first release of OraOop, a connector between Oracle and Apache Hadoop that allows for fast and scalable data transfer between Oracle databases and Hadoop. OraOop is now available as a freeware download at, and as a supported component of Cloudera […]

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