Pessimists are predicting the end of Hadoop -- "peak Hadoop," in the words of one influential analyst. Optimists say Hadoop's future is assured. Who's right?
So-called smart machines will be used in nearly one-third of large enterprises by 2021. That's tantamount to mainstream adoption.
If you don't know where to start with big-data-as-a-service, upstart player Cazena says it has just the thing for you. Cazena markets managed data mart and data lake services -- with a twist.
Microsoft's Power BI cloud platform got an analytics refresh to close out the year. In addition, Power BI now supports DirectQuery for both Spark and Azure Analysis Services.
- By Steve Swoyer
- January 17, 2017
Cybersecurity has been in the news throughout 2016 as the number and severity of attacks has increased. A new report presents analysis on the types of attacks that are growing, the dangers posed by IoT, and the security trends to expect this year.
- By Lindsay Stares
- January 13, 2017
What will future data architectures look like? You can bet that something like data federation will be in the mix. Because both data storage and data processing are -- and will continue to be -- highly distributed, federation is inevitable.
NoSQL and Hadoop have overlapping capabilities but they are not competitors. We examine seven features that differentiate a NOSQL document database from a relational database.
- By Sachin Sinha, Mehul Shah
- January 10, 2017
Identifying hidden machine-learning debt is just the first step in becoming debt free.
- By Paul Pallath
- January 9, 2017