Live Talk: Leveraging Human Capital Techniques to Increase IT DevOps Productivity

Bert Latamore | March 5th

The Wikibon community will sponsor a public discussion of how a capital management company applies human capital techniques to achieve productivity, quality, and time-to-deployment breakthroughs in IT devops Tuesday, March 6, at 12:00 P.M....»

Sanbolic Consolidates Windows Server Boxes for NAS

Maria Deutscher | March 5th

Two of EMC’s most recent promo videos focused specifically on scale-out NAS (network-attached storage), listing the five things enterprise should look for when choosing a solution.  Director Nick Kirsch, the presenter in these highlights,...»

Android 6.0 Heightens Fragmentation Talk. What’s Google’s Big Plan?

Kristen Nicole | March 5th

Sometimes we wonder if Google's not getting ahead of itself with these Android releases.  Android 6.0 Key Lime Pie is the latest rumor milling around Google's mobile OS, just days after excitement began bubbling...»

Why “Science” is an Important Word in the World of Big Data

Alex Williams | March 5th

Some observations from conference organizers Alistair Croll and Ed Brill on theCube last week at the Strata Conference: Once users start using Hadoop, it is often the unexpected things that create value and it's why...»

Kaggle Sees Data Science as a Sport

Bert Latamore | March 5th

With the tagline, “Data science as a sport,” Kaggle helps companies and government agencies, including NASA and Allstate Insurance, develop big data predictive analytical algorithms for a wide variety of data-dependent questions by creating contests...»

King of Pop’s Catalog Hacked in 2011 PSN Breach

Mellisa Tolentino | March 5th

The April 2011 hack on Sony’s PlayStation Network and Qriocity (now known as Sony Entertainment Network Music Unlimited) not only left PSN subscribers without service for a month, but hackers may have also stolen...»

Square, Verifone and the Girl Scouts Up the Ante on Mobile Payments

Mellisa Tolentino | March 5th

Mobile payments is really kicking off this year, especially in light of Square's latest app for the iPad, centering on new payments services ana analytics.  What started as a payment service offered by a handful...»

Traditional BI Vendor Goes Big Data, Connecting Disparate Databases [VIDEO]

Bert Latamore | March 5th

Pentaho is a traditional BI analytics vendor that has moved aggressively into the era of big data. It is trying to create a place for itself as the interconnect among transactional RDBMS databases, high-performance analytics...»

Intel Ivy Bridge Delays – Effect on HP Gen8

John Casaretto | March 5th

While not directly linked to the platform, there are questions surrounding HP's Proliant Gen8 line and whether it may be delayed by Intel's recent announcement that Ivy Bridge chipset has experienced production delays. The...»

Anonymous vs. Zeus: an Attack on Hackers

Mellisa Tolentino | March 5th

When you hear the word “Anonymous,” what comes to your mind?  The movie about the “real story” behind William Shakespeare?  A group or hackers?  Or do you think of them as hackitivists?  People have...»