Monday, 3 June 2013

[TechRepublic] Are we headed for a platform change for Big Data?

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TechRepublic Member | June 03, 2013

Are we headed for a platform change for Big Data?

There's some re-thinking by HPC (high performance computing) vendors about which hardware delivers the best processing for big data payloads that need to be processed and analyzed as quickly as... Read more

Resource of the day

Containerized Power and Cooling Modules for Data Centers

Facility modules, also referred to as containerized power and cooling plants, are faster to deploy and provide significant savings over traditional solutions. This white paper compares both scenarios, and identifies which environments can best leverage the facility module approach.

Dying of thirst in an ocean of data

Organizations need to find ways to bring seas of data under control and use methodologies capable of identifying and harvesting the information that they have a need to know. Read more

Big Data and the million-node network

As you consider how to cope with a million-node network, apply Big Data diligently and carefully, with a business problem the tools are expected to solve guiding your implementation. Read more

How to harness Big Data in motion

Here are some of the technologies that companies need to look at if they want real-time big data analytics. Read more

To get Big Data buy-in, IT should let go of proof of concept

If your company is currently experimenting with Big Data in an attempt to prove some sort of concept--interrupt this right away. If you're going to prove something--it better be value. Read more

Have small shops finally come into their own?

With big companies saddled with huge legacy costs, has the argument that "small is beautiful" finally been settled in favor of the small? Patrick Gray doesn't think so. Read more

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Today's recommended downloads

Allocating data center energy costs and carbon to IT users (APC by Schneider Electric)

Turn Big Data Inward With IT Analytics (Riverbed)

Deploying Cloud with IBM System x (IBM)

Live Webcast - ERP Enhances Every Aspect of Your Business: Find Out How (TechRepublic)

Cloud for Dummies, IBM Midsize Company Limited Edition (IBM)

More Big Data resources


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Big data: We've got big plans, says CIOs

Big data challenges and how the cloud can help

Harness Big Data with Google BigQuery

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