Big Money Data: What’s A Trillion Dollars Look Like?

Kristina Farrah | February 8th

Though world has yet to know a trillionaire, I think there's little harm in picturing the many things that a trillion dollars can do. And why not? It’s true that the world has


Oracle Delivers R Enterprise, Data Mining Inside Exadata 11g

Jeffrey Kelly | February 8th

Oracle announced today that R Enterprise users can now run the popular statistical programming language against large volumes of data directly inside the Oracle Database 11g, including the Exadata Database Machine. The capability is part of the newly launched...»

CommVault Stays Stag as HP, Others Build Storage Strategy

Maria Deutscher | February 8th

Enterprise storage software maker CommVault won’t follow the same track its competitors did, and will continue to run solo for the time being, according to a statement by Bob Hammer, the chief executive, chairman...»

Cloudera-Tableau Release Hadoop Connector

Jeffrey Kelly | February 7th

Cloudera and Tableau Software today announced the general availability of a new Hadoop connector that enables Tableau users to pull data directly from Hive into the data visualization platform. Originally released in beta last November, Cloudera Connector for...»

Xeround Going Freemium with Complimentary Dev Version

Maria Deutscher | February 7th

MySQL cloud database maker Xeround is going freemium, sort of: the company introduced Xeround FREE, a very limited yet considerably more accessible edition of its solution that enables prospective customers to test-run the service....»

What is EMC’s VFCache Good For?

Bert Latamore | February 7th

EMC's VFCache announcement Monday is a major departure from the vision of the flash memory startups such as Fusion-IO. The question is, what is VMCache good for, and is it more than just an...»

Nicira’s Fresh Take on Network-as-a-Service Not Quite Ready to Rival Cisco

Maria Deutscher | February 7th

Nicira is a startup that freshly existed in stealth, but has already managed to gain an impressive customer base and quite a bit of funding thanks to its new angle on virtualization. Stanford‘s Martin...»

Red Hat Launches New AWS Tool

Saroj Kar | February 7th

Taking effect this month, Amazon will be lowering the prices for its Amazon S3 services. Depending on the amount of stored data, the price cuts are from 0 to 13.5 percent. S3 is Amazon’s online...»

Why Revolution Analytics, Basho, Opscode and Zenoss Have Former Accenture Executives as CEOs

Alex Williams | February 7th

Last week, Revolution Analytics hired Dave Rich as its CEO.  Dave has something in common with CEOs from Basho, Opscode and Zenoss. All come from Accenture where they worked as senior executives:

  • Basho hired former

Clustrix Gains Traction in NewSQL, Offers New Product

Maria Deutscher | February 7th

Clustrix is one many NoSQL startups gaining traction in today's market.  This ecosystem has seen a lot of innovation from smaller players (or at least ones overshadowed by the size of structured data behemoth...»