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Google Compute Engine: Infrastructure as a Service

Google Compute Engine: Infrastructure as a Service

As is well known, there are three types of cloud computing: software as a service (SaaS), such as Salesforce.com; platform as a service (PaaS), such as Google App Engine; and infrastructure as a service (IaaS), such as Amazon’s AWS. Google has been in the PaaS space but recently dived into IaaS. A great thing about […]

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Picture Worth a Thousand Numbers: New Data Visualization Tool Helps Find the ‘Unknown Unknowns’

Picture Worth a Thousand Numbers: New Data Visualization Tool Helps Find the ‘Unknown Unknowns’

A research team at the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) has developed a software tool that enables users to perform in-depth analysis of modeling and simulation data, then visualize the results on-screen. The new data analysis and visualization tool offers improved ease of use compared to similar tools, the researchers say, and could be readily […]

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NoSQL in the Enterprise: A Guide for Technology Leaders and Decision-Makers

NoSQL in the Enterprise: A Guide for Technology Leaders and Decision-Makers

The information processing demands of many of today’s businesses long ago outgrew the legacy relational database management system (RDBMS) software. The Web’s explosive growth has only amplified the need for businesses to manage increasingly large volumes of data – data that must be made available across a distributed (geographically or otherwise) system and does not […]

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Cassandra Essentials Tutorial: Overview of Apache Cassandra

Cassandra Essentials Tutorial: Overview of Apache Cassandra

Apache Cassandra is a high performance, extremely scalable, fault tolerant (i.e. no single point of failure), distributed post-relational database solution. Cassandra combines all the benefits of Google Bigtable and Amazon Dynamo to handle the types of database management needs that traditional RDBMS vendors cannot support. Take a quick look at the basics in this overview […]

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Cassandra Essentials Tutorials: What is DataStax Enterprise

Cassandra Essentials Tutorials: What is DataStax Enterprise

DataStax Enterprise is a complete big data platform, built on Apache Cassandra™, architected to manage real-time, analytic, and enterprise search data in the same database cluster. With DataStax Enterprise, you get everything you need in one subscription to build modern applications that have no limits. Enterprise-class database software, visual management and monitoring solutions, and expert […]

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DataStax Enterprise – Big Data Management for the Enterprise

DataStax Enterprise – Big Data Management for the Enterprise

This paper examines key data management challenges facing modern businesses and explains how DataStax Enterprise provides the first post-relational database solution to handle real-time, analytic, and search data in a way that solves problems without the major compromises and costs associated with using RDBMS solutions.

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Evaluating Apache Cassandra as a Cloud Database

Evaluating Apache Cassandra as a Cloud Database

Whether deciding to move a small or significant amount of data to a cloud database, today’s IT decision-makers need to understand whether the solution they’re considering is designed and/or implemented in a way that utilizes all the benefits and promises of cloud computing. This paper examines those key characteristics and discusses how Apache CassandraTM stacks […]

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Big Data Update for the week of March 12

The Strata Conference just finished in Santa Clara last week, and we were reminded once again that Big Data is here, and it changes everything. From mobile to cloud and beyond, powerful and readily available computing resources are fueling an explosion in our ability to create, consume, process, and package information. New techniques in data […]

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BigData, Fujitsu’s Way

BigData, Fujitsu’s Way

The recent Annual Fujitsu North America Technology Forum was Fujitsu Laboratories of America’s fifth such conference. This year’s theme was “From Sensor Networks to Human Networks: Turning Big Data into Actionable Wisdom.” In short, it was a one-day conference on Big Data. Mr. Matsumoto passed the torch to Mr. Kimura (in the next picture), the […]

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