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Help for Pesky Cloud Migrations

As technology to manage data becomes more diverse, Oracle is expanding its view of data management well beyond the SQL database. This week at the Collaborate 13 Independent Oracle Users Group conference, Oracle announced a lower cost of entry for the Oracle Big Data Appliance X3-2 Rack based on six Sun Sparc servers along with a rack expansion […]

Nutanix: Virtual Computing Platform Podcast with Steve Kaplan & Lane Leverett – DABCC Radio Episode 171

In episode 171, Douglas Brown interviews Steve Kaplan, VP of Channel and Strategic Sales and Lane Leverett , Sr. Systems Engineer at Nutanix.  Steve, Lane, and Douglas discuss Nutanix’ unique converged architecture, why we should care, how Nutanix changes the game in VDI and big data, what we can look forward to in the future, […]

Tableau Software in $150 Million IPO Filing, BigData Visualization Going Mainstream

Data Visualization – it’s one of the unsung heroes in the Big Data picture, but that appears to be changing. Seattle-based data visualization company Tableau Software filed its IPO statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission yesterday and is looking to raise up to $150 Million dollars. The stock ticker symbol will be “DATA”. […]

VMware vFabric: New Serengeti Release Extends Cloud Computing Support for Hadoop Community

Today VMware is releasing a significant new release of their big data virtualization open source project Serengeti called M4 or version 0.8.0. Designed to help make it easier for Hadoop users to deploy, run and manage mixed workload clusters on a virtualized platform, this release broadens support across the various distributions of the Hadoop community, […]

Dell Advances Hadoop-Focused Analytics with Kitenga 2.0

Dell Software is rolling out the latest version of its Kitenga Analytics solution, which extends the analysis of structured, semi-structured and unstructured data stored in Hadoop. Kitenga was acquired by Dell along with Quest Software in September 2012. Dell has two goals with Kitenga, notes Joanna Schloss, product marketing manager for Information Management Software at Dell. Recognizing that […]

Appcara’s AppStack Cloud Platform is Verified as Citrix Ready – MarketWatch (press release)

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Appcara today announced that its flagship AppStack(R) cloud application platform has been verified as Citrix Ready(R). The Citrix Ready program helps customers identify third-party solutions that are recommended to enhance virtualization, networking and cloud computing solutions from Citrix Systems, Inc. AppStack completed a rigorous verification process to ensure compatibility with Citrix CloudPlatform(TM) providing confidence in […]

Does Big Data Spell the End of Business Intelligence As We Know It?

At last week’s SVForum Big Data Event, you could have been forgiven for thinking that it would be all Hadoop, all the time. Even though Hadoop was featured prominently, it was by no means the only topic. It’s no secret that Hadoop and big data are, well, big. The explosion of new data sources such as social […]

Optimized Big Data Opens Up New World for BI

EMC Greenplum announced at Strata 2013 a new ditribution of Apache Hadoop: Pivotal HD. Greenplum’s announcement has definitely ruffled some feathers in the Hadoop space (see our interview with Charles Zedlewski of Cloudera). However when Bill Schmarzo stopped by theCube to talk with show hosts John Furrier and Dave Vellante, the conversation stayed more on […]

Splunk Hadoop Connect 1.1 – Opening the door to MapR; Now Available on all Hadoop Distributions

I am happy to announce that Splunk Hadoop Connect 1.1 is now available. This version of Hadoop Connect rounds out Splunk’s integration with the Hadoop distributions by becoming certified on MapR. Cloudera, Hortonworks, and Apache Hadoop distributions also have the ability to benefit from the power of Splunk. Splunk Hadoop Connect provides bi-directional integration to easily […]

Microsoft Goes After 3 Big Data Myths

Face it, big data can be scary. There are infrastructure expenses, of course, as well as hiring costs associated with bringing aboard those elusive and expensive data scientists, highly skilled folks who turn massive volumes of unstructured information from a variety of sources into actionable insights. But perhaps big data isn’t as daunting as you think. […]

Dell Advances Real-World Business Insight with Kitenga Analytics

Dell Software continues to gain traction in delivering information management solutions that empower organizations to extract valuable business intelligence from complex and diverse data sources. With the latest release of its Kitenga Analytics solution, Dell further extends the opportunity for business analysts and data scientists to analyze structured, semi-structured and unstructured data stored in Hadoop. […]

Big Data Buzz Begone. Tim O’Reilly Shows Nerds What’s Next

Big Data: buzzword.  Who cares?  What’s next? As much as this term has been hyped in recent months, Big Data doesn’t seem to be going anywhere.  So as we settle into the Big Data era, it’s time to break it down and put it to work.   And that’s exactly what the Strata conference sets […]

From the Front-line of StrataConf: A VMware Perspective

Day 2 of the O’Reilly Strata Conference is starting here in Santa Clara, California and the focus is very much on data. In 2005, Tim O’Reilly predicted: “Data is the Next Intel Inside.” At VMware, big, fast data has never been so critical for our customers and innovations are transforming the cloud applications landscape at an unprecedented […]

Red Hat Teams with Intel for Open Source Big Data Innovations

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A significant component to the big data and open hybrid cloud direction Red Hat announced on Feb. 20 is our collaboration with leading big data software and hardware providers to offer enterprise features and interoperability. The intended result of this community-driven innovation will be a set of co-developed reference architectures that provide enterprise customers with […]

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