15 Big Data Technology Developments You Should Know

The big data industry is off to a fast start this year with many companies โ€“ both established vendors and startups โ€“ debuting new or upgraded software for business analytics, data management and other big data jobs. While these new and ...

Using Big Data to Laser Target Your Ideal Customers

There is perhaps no industry that has taken to big data like a fish to water as much as marketing. It seems that every marketing tool from social media scheduling to content management solutions to email automation is making use ...

Yahoo Releases record Machine Learning Dataset for Researchers

Data is the lifeblood of research in machine learning. However, access to truly large-scale datasets is a privilege that has been traditionally reserved for machine learning researchers and data scientists working at large companies โ€“ and out of reach for ...

10 coolest big data products of 2015

The big data technology market remains one of the fastest growing segments of the IT industry. In November, market research firm IDC said the market for big data-related infrastructure, software and services will grow at a compound annual growth rate ...

16 NoSQL, NewSQL Databases To Watch

Why are businesses increasingly choosing alternatives to the leading relational database management systems when grappling with new data types and extreme scale? We put that question to Bryson Koehler, CIO of The Weather Company, which is using a NoSQL database, Riak, ...

Selecting the right SQL-on-Hadoop engine to access big data

With SQL-on-Hadoop technologies, it's possible to access big data stored in Hadoop by using the familiar SQL language. Users can plug in almost any reporting or analytical tool to analyze and study the data. Before SQL-on-Hadoop, accessing big data was ...