This Week in the Cloud: Mobile, Azure Outage, and Security

Maria Deutscher | March 3rd

This past week in the cloud has been a fairly interesting one, in light of the Azure outage and other developments. We also got a glimpse of the new era of increasingly supplicated cyber attacks,...»

Big Data Analytics to Revolutionize Services, Says Industry CEO

Bert Latamore | March 3rd

Knowledge process outsourcing will be the next new thing following business process outsourcing and will revolutionize the traditional business services market says David Rich, who recently left Accenture Analytics to become CEO of Revolution...»

This Week In DevOps: New Relic and PagerDuty Team-Up and More

Klint Finley | March 3rd

ActiveState Releases Version 1.0 of Its Cloud Foundry Based Private PaaS

This week ActiveState announce version 1.0 of its private platform-as-a-service Stackato. Stackato is based on the open source Cloud Foundry platform and supports multiple programming...»

This Week in Big Data: Strata Conference

Maria Deutscher | March 3rd

A lot of big things are going on in the big data world, and this week’s Strata Conference was one of the more significant developments lately. The industry’s best minds met in  Santa Clara to...»

Zettaset CEO on Hadoop in the Enterprise: Don’t Throw More Bodies at the Problem

Klint Finley | March 3rd

Zettaset (formerly known as GOTO Metrics) is one of a growing number of companies trying to make Apache Hadoop more accessible and more enterprise-ready. Zettaset does this by offering a Hadoop based data warehousing and analytics solution...»

EMC Steps Up Big Data Plans with Greenplum DB 4.2

Maria Deutscher | March 2nd

EMC’s latest product update comes from Greenplum, the PostgreSQL database and analytics software maker it acquired last year. The news is the announcement of Greenplum Database 4.2, which features a whole line of improvements...»

Ireland Approves “SOPA” Act In Face of Notable Opposition

Saroj Kar | March 2nd

Some time ago EMI, the record company sued the Irish government when it failed to implement a bill that resembles SOPA. But it seems that the pressures of the entertainment industry, including the demand of EMI itself against...»

Wikileaks-Anonymous Alliance to Expose US Intelligence Incompetence

Kristina Farrah | March 2nd

We have Wikileaks and Anonymous to thank for the salvo of confidential documents that shed light to the malpractice of the government. One of the recent documents released confirms that the US really has been paying


MapR: Why Another Hadoop Distribution?

Klint Finley | March 2nd

MapR came out of stealth in March 2011, not long after Datastax announced its own alternative distribution of Hadoop (which has since been rolled into its Cassandra distribution). Hadapt launched at the same time and...»

CloudFlare Speaks Out About Their Experience Hosting LulzSec

Kyt Dotson | March 2nd

"You have my permission. — Jack Sparrow" That’s what a representative of LulzSec told CloudFlare CEO Matthew Prince when he asked permission to tell the tale of rough water and a siege on the cyberseas that resulted from his...»