This Week in Big Data: From Cloud Crossroads to Crosswinds

Maria Deutscher | March 18th

This week in big data was full of commentary, in addition to some notable product updates, which provides a glimpse at the future of this industry-wide movement. Flow’s launch is the first update on our list,...»

Weekly Tablet Business Apps Roundup: Collaboration on iPad, Analytics on Android

Maria Deutscher | March 18th

This week we feature iOS and Android apps to help you work more efficiently from your tablet. First on the list is Roambi Viewer, which is specifically optimized for the new iPad’s high quality monitor....»

Forthcoming Class and Meetup in Silicon Valley: DevOps and Kanban

Klint Finley | March 17th

Kanban is a popular method for agile development, and I've started hearing of more IT operations teams using it to stay organized. Those in Silicon Valley interested in learning more about how to use the Kanban...»

This Week in Cloud: Storage and Big Data Making Moves

Maria Deutscher | March 17th

This past week in the cloud has seen a string of notable updates, and the four most interesting highlights come from two of the hottest areas in this area: PaaS and big data. First up is...»

EMC Reported To Be Buying Pivotal Labs – Extending Consulting Services

Alex Williams | March 16th

EMC is buying Pivotal Labs, extending its consulting services into the realm of agile development. It's a smart move for EMC, which needs to better position itself with companies seeking to build agile...»

Google Enterprise Chief Dave Girouard Leaves For New Startup

Matt Weinberger | March 16th

Google Enterprise President Dave Girouard used his Google+ page to announce late Friday afternoon that he's leaving the Googleplex after an eight-year run to helm Upstart.com, a new education-focused startup. "It's true. After eight wonderful and life-altering...»

Cloud Services Roundup: Microsoft Slashes Office 365 Prices and More

Matt Weinberger | March 16th

Between Microsoft cutting prices for the Office 365 software-as-a-service suite, an ex-Googler explaining why he left the company (hint: it involves Google+), and Salesforce.com launching new social and site-building services, and more, it was a...»

Clojure Creator Launches Datomic, a New In-Memory Database

Klint Finley | March 16th

Clojure creator Rich Hickey has launched a new startup called Datomic, a spin-off from the consulting firm Relevance, Inc. Datanomic offers a cloud-based database of the same name that combines consistency and transactions with a...»

Kapow Delivers Real-Time Integration With Salesforce

Cherr Aira | March 16th

[caption id="attachment_96287" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Photo: Gary Allison"][/caption] The rapidly increasing amount of social content within the borderless internet drove Salesforce to penetrate the market, taking its place forefront of big data trends, the cloud and the...»

The New iPad Effect: an Opportunity for Android, Rivals

Mellisa Tolentino | March 16th

Now that the new iPad has gone on sale, we're left asking what it all means for competitors? Android In terms of operating systems, Google’s Android is Apple’s number one competitor since almost every device in the...»