Hadoop End-Users Should Align with Apache Community

Jeffrey Kelly | May 9th

Despite the significant progress made by the Apache community and start-up contributors like Cloudera, Hadoop is still in its infancy. Like most young open source technologies, Hadoop is and will continue to be for some time a...»

Will EMC’s Greenplum-Hadoop Gambit Pay Off?

Jeffrey Kelly | May 9th

Wikibon believes EMC’s success or failure in the commercial Hadoop market depends on four critical factors. 1. EMC’s reception by the open source Apache Hadoop community. Credibility is critical to gaining adoption in a young, open source...»

Seven Myths of the Good-Enough Network

Michael Rau | May 9th

Editor's Note: This is a post by Michael Rau, Vice President, CTO for the Borderless Network Architecture Cisco. True or false: Networking has come such a long way that you can buy any inexpensive...»

Why EMC is Making its Hadoop Move

Jeffrey Kelly | May 9th

In our view, EMC is making its move in the commercial Hadoop market at this time for four primary reasons: #1. To reestablish its strategic position on Wall Street as a growth company by targeting...»

Mike Arrington Responds To His Critics

Tom Foremski | May 9th

Mike Arrington, Editor of Techcrunch, responded to his critics yesterday. In his post he said he would continue to make investments and that everyone in Silicon Valley is conflicted in one way or another. I...»

EMC Enters Commercial Hadoop Market with Greenplum HD Appliance

Jeffrey Kelly | May 9th

EMC’s entrance into the commercial Hadoop market is a low risk, potentially high reward move by the Hopkinton, Mass.-based storage vendor, as the market for Big Data processing and analytics technologies could reach into the...»

EMC World 2011 Conference Kicks Off at Las Vegas

Isha Suri | May 9th

The much awaited EMC World 2011 Conference has kicks off today at The Venetian in Las Vegas with the theme of "Cloud Meets Big Data." The event is 11th in the series and...»

Microsoft Releases a Training Kit for Visual Basic and .NET

Steven Hodson | May 9th

When it comes to developing applications for the Windows platform, the king of the mountain when it comes to developer tools has to be Visual Studio. However, one of the things about Visual Studio, aside from...»

Dell Unleashes PowerEdge M915 blade, a New Four-socket Blade

Kristina Farrah | May 9th

Dell's doing a great deal to move into the cloud services industry, and it latest development is the launch of a four-socket blade server with up to 48 processor cores, tagging high hopes of faster...»

PlayStation Network Still Down, Ups the Ante for Users with Identity Theft Insurance

Kyt Dotson | May 9th

Thousands of TVs and controllers that would otherwise be playing Call of Duty and Killzone are still stranded as this weekend Sony delayed the restart of gaming services on PlayStation Network yet again. The gaming network and...»