Hadoop - Infoworld http://www.infoworld.com/t/21604 en Microsoft's new toolset brings analytics to 'ambient intelligence' http://www.infoworld.com/d/business-intelligence/microsofts-new-toolset-brings-analytics-ambient-intelligence-240576?source=rss_hadoop <p>Microsoft is targeting the growing volume of data being generated by both machines and humans. CEO Satya Nadella on Tuesday showed off tools that could help organizations better understand -- and profit from -- this trove of information.</p> <p>One new hosted service, called the Azure ISS (Intelligent Systems Service), promises to ease the process of managing machine data from sensors and devices connected in the so-called Internet of Things. ISS is now available as a limited public preview.</p> Business Intelligence Microsoft Big Data Data Mining Hadoop Predictive Analytics Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:57:51 +0000 admin 240576 at http://www.infoworld.com LucidWorks, Hortonworks team up to be Hadoop's search engine http://www.infoworld.com/t/hadoop/lucidworks-hortonworks-team-be-hadoops-search-engine-239732?source=rss_hadoop <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/hadoop.jpg" alt="LucidWorks, Hortonworks team up to be Hadoop's search engine" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: Wikimedia</p> Big Data Cloud Computing Data Explosion Data Management Big Data Hadoop Thu, 03 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 239732 at http://www.infoworld.com Hortonworks and Pivotal vie for Hadoop dominance http://www.infoworld.com/t/hadoop/hortonworks-and-pivotal-vie-hadoop-dominance-239607?source=rss_hadoop <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/hadoop.jpg" alt="Hortonworks and Pivotal vie for Hadoop dominance" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: Wikimedia</p> Big Data Data Explosion Data Management Big Data Hadoop Open Source Software Wed, 02 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 239607 at http://www.infoworld.com Amazon Web Services super-sizes instances to lure Hadoop users http://www.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/amazon-web-services-super-sizes-instances-lure-hadoop-users-239578?source=rss_hadoop <p>Amazon Web Services hopes to entice more Hadoop users to its Elastic MapReduce service with new virtual servers, one of which has 262GB of memory and 6.4TB of storage for big-data analytics.</p> <p>On Tuesday, the company launched <a href="http://aws.amazon.com/elasticmapreduce/details/" target="_blank">12 new virtual servers or instances</a> that organizations can use to run their applications using Elastic MapReduce clusters. Potential applications include Web indexing, data mining, log file analysis, financial analysis, scientific simulation and bioinformatics research.</p> Cloud Computing Amazon Web Services IaaS Hadoop PaaS Tue, 01 Apr 2014 16:23:23 +0000 admin 239578 at http://www.infoworld.com Intel plays defense against ARM with Cloudera stake http://www.infoworld.com/d/computer-hardware/intel-plays-defense-against-arm-cloudera-stake-239532?source=rss_hadoop <p>Intel's $740 million investment in software company Cloudera will help sell more x86 chips in Hadoop installations, but it could also be a defensive move to maintain its server lead from the emerging threat posed by 64-bit ARM servers.</p> Computer Hardware Open Source Software ARM Intel Hadoop Processors Servers Tue, 01 Apr 2014 14:05:50 +0000 admin 239532 at http://www.infoworld.com Intel makes 'significant' investment in Hadoop company Cloudera http://www.infoworld.com/d/big-data/intel-makes-significant-investment-in-hadoop-company-cloudera-239238?source=rss_hadoop <p>Intel is investing in distributed computing software company Cloudera as it looks to tune more software to its x86 processors.</p> <p>Intel did not comment on how much it was investing in Cloudera, but in a statement said the amount was "significant." Cloudera makes software tools for large amounts of data to be processed across multiple computing resources in data centers, a concept called distributed computing. Its offerings are based on Hadoop, open-source software that lets large data sets to be broken down into small pieces and spread across multiple processing units.</p> Big Data Business Intelligence Hadoop Thu, 27 Mar 2014 18:39:45 +0000 admin 239238 at http://www.infoworld.com 9 Hadoop companies you should know http://www.infoworld.com/d/business-intelligence/9-hadoop-companies-you-should-know-238661?source=rss_hadoop <p>If you've got a lot of data, then Hadoop either is, or should be on your radar.</p> <p>Once reserved for the Internet empires like Google and Yahoo, the most popular and well-known big data management system is now creeping into the enterprise. There are two big reasons for that: 1) Businesses have a lot more data to manage, and Hadoop is a great platform, especially for combining both legacy old data, and new, unstructured data 2) A lot of vendors are jumping into the game of offering support and services around Hadoop, making it more palatable for enterprises.</p> Business Intelligence Cloud Computing IBM Microsoft Amazon Web Services Big Data Hadoop Open Source Software Cloud Computing Wed, 19 Mar 2014 13:48:18 +0000 admin 238661 at http://www.infoworld.com Cloudera gets $160M to bring Hadoop to the enterprise http://www.infoworld.com/d/business-intelligence/cloudera-gets-160m-bring-hadoop-the-enterprise-238667?source=rss_hadoop <p>Cloudera today announced that it has secured $160 million in new financing to advance its distribution of the open source Hadoop big data platform.</p> <p>The move brings the company's total funding up to $300 million and reflects how bullish investors are on the Hadoop platform being a major tool for companies to handle their data in the future.</p> Business Intelligence Open Source Software Big Data Hadoop Open Source Software Wed, 19 Mar 2014 12:33:59 +0000 admin 238667 at http://www.infoworld.com Pivotal juices Hadoop with in-memory database and SQL querying http://www.infoworld.com/t/hadoop/pivotal-juices-hadoop-in-memory-database-and-sql-querying-238546?source=rss_hadoop <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/BigData440x330.jpg" alt="Pivotal juices Hadoop with in-memory database and SQL querying" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>Pivotal, an EMC/VMware spin-off that has <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/t/cloud-computing/paul-maritz-pivotal-bridge-the-future-226327">big plans</a> to deliver big data analytics through platform as a service, has whisked the Big Data Business Intelligence Cloud Computing Hadoop PaaS Tue, 18 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 238546 at http://www.infoworld.com Machine learning floats all boats on big data's ocean http://www.infoworld.com/d/big-data/machine-learning-floats-all-boats-big-datas-ocean-237356?source=rss_hadoop <p>Machine learning is so pervasive that we can often assume its presence in big data applications without having to specifically call it out. About a year ago, I <a href="http://www.ibmbigdatahub.com/blog/author/james-kobielus" target="_blank">blogged</a> about the "hardcore" big data use cases -- in other words, the applications that deliver the best results at "extreme scales." By the latter, I was referring to any combination of petabyte data volumes, real-time data velocities, and/or multistructured data varieties.</p> Big Data Big Data Hadoop Fri, 28 Feb 2014 11:00:00 +0000 James Kobielus 237356 at http://www.infoworld.com Trust me: Big data is a huge security risk http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/trust-me-big-data-huge-security-risk-236684?source=rss_hadoop <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/data_tunnel.jpg" alt="Trust me: Big data is a huge security risk" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: iStockphoto</p> Application Development Big Data Database Design Application Development Hadoop Data Center Security Thu, 20 Feb 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Andrew Oliver 236684 at http://www.infoworld.com Hadoop made easier, courtesy of Red Hat and Hortonworks http://www.infoworld.com/t/hadoop/hadoop-made-easier-courtesy-of-red-hat-and-hortonworks-236054?source=rss_hadoop <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/44NNtechwatch_hp.jpg" alt="Hadoop made easier, courtesy of Red Hat and Hortonworks" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>If <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/big-data/download-the-hadoop-deep-dive-210169">Hadoop</a> has a problem, it can be expressed simply: Its power is inversely proportional to its ease-of-use. Big Data Cloud Computing Open Source Software Red Hat Hadoop Open Source Software Cloud Computing Mon, 10 Feb 2014 20:01:50 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 236054 at http://www.infoworld.com The dirty truth about big data and NoSQL http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/the-dirty-truth-about-big-data-and-nosql-235751?source=rss_hadoop <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/nosql_440.jpg" alt="The dirty truth about big data and NoSQL" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>If I asked you for the defining characteristic of a big data customer, you'd probably say they're sitting on large amounts of data.</p> Application Development Big Data Database Design Application Development IT Strategy Hadoop NoSQL Thu, 06 Feb 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Andrew Oliver 235751 at http://www.infoworld.com Cloudera launches in-memory analyzer for Hadoop http://www.infoworld.com/d/business-intelligence/cloudera-launches-in-memory-analyzer-hadoop-235708?source=rss_hadoop <p>Hadoop distributor Cloudera has released a commercial edition of the Apache Spark program, which analyzes data in real time from within Cloudera's Hadoop environments.</p> <p>The release has the potential to expand Hadoop's use for stream processing and faster machine learning.</p> Business Intelligence Data Mining Hadoop Tue, 04 Feb 2014 20:47:50 +0000 admin 235708 at http://www.infoworld.com Startup Altiscale offers Hadoop hosted service http://www.infoworld.com/d/business-intelligence/startup-altiscale-offers-hadoop-hosted-service-235403?source=rss_hadoop <p>Organizations that want to run Apache Hadoop to analyze their big data without setting up a computer cluster can now procure the data processing framework as a service from a startup co-founded by the former CTO of Yahoo.</p> <p>Altiscale aims to reduce much of the administrative overhead usually required to run the open source software.</p> <p><strong>[ Discover what's new in business applications with <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/newsletters/subscribe?showlist=infoworld_app_report&amp;source=ifwelg_fssr">InfoWorld's Technology: Applications newsletter</a>. ]</strong></p> Business Intelligence Cloud Computing Hadoop SaaS Thu, 30 Jan 2014 23:43:37 +0000 admin 235403 at http://www.infoworld.com Compuware unveils Hadoop solution on Amazon Web Services http://www.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/compuware-unveils-hadoop-solution-amazon-web-services-234810?source=rss_hadoop <p>Compuware has unveiled a solution to optimize Hadoop on Amazon Web Services.</p> <p>The company has released an application performance management (APM) solution for Hadoop on Amazon Elastic MapReduce, available now in the AWS Marketplace.</p> Big Data Cloud Computing Amazon Web Services Big Data Hadoop Thu, 23 Jan 2014 11:55:20 +0000 admin 234810 at http://www.infoworld.com Hortonworks brings Hadoop 2.0 to Windows http://www.infoworld.com/d/business-intelligence/hortonworks-brings-hadoop-20-windows-234656?source=rss_hadoop <p>Hadoop specialist <a href="http://hortonworks.com/" target="_blank">Hortonworks</a> today <a href="http://hortonworks.com/blog/hdp-2-0-windows-ga/" target="_blank">announced the public availability</a> of Hortonworks Data Platform 2.0 for Windows, for the first time giving <a href="http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/default.aspx" target="_blank">Microsoft</a> Windows shops access to a distribution of Apache Hadoop 2.0 certified for production usage on Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012.</p> Business Intelligence Data Mining Microsoft Windows Hadoop Tue, 21 Jan 2014 18:49:33 +0000 admin 234656 at http://www.infoworld.com Your 2014 heat map for enterprise technology http://www.infoworld.com/t/cloud-computing/your-2014-heat-map-enterprise-technology-234024?source=rss_hadoop <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/lightbulb_idea.jpg" alt="Your 2014 heat map for enterprise technology" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: iStockphoto</p></em></div> Application Development Big Data Cloud Computing Consumerization of IT Data Center Data Management Open Source Software Application Development Event Processing IaaS Hadoop JavaScript NoSQL OpenStack PaaS SDN Cloud Computing Mon, 13 Jan 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Eric Knorr 234024 at http://www.infoworld.com 9 technologies for a supercharged 2014 http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/9-technologies-supercharged-2014-233787?source=rss_hadoop <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/new_year_2014.jpg" alt="9 technologies for a supercharged 2014" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: Dio5050</p></em></div> Application Development Big Data Application Development Hadoop NoSQL PaaS SaaS Open Source Software Search Engines Cloud Computing Thu, 09 Jan 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Andrew Oliver 233787 at http://www.infoworld.com Hadoop gets native R programming for big data analysis http://www.infoworld.com/d/business-intelligence/hadoop-gets-native-r-programming-big-data-analysis-232716?source=rss_hadoop <p>Sensing a growing interest in big data-style analysis, software provider Revolution Analytics has updated its flagship package of R statistical functions so it can be run with the Hadoop data processing platform.</p> <p>Revolution R Enterprise 7 (RRE 7), <a href="http://www.revolutionanalytics.com/products/rre" target="_blank">to be made available on Monday</a>, also features the ability to run R within Teradata databases as well.</p> Business Intelligence Data Mining Hadoop Mon, 16 Dec 2013 17:49:59 +0000 admin 232716 at http://www.infoworld.com