Becoming a Hadoop administrator- what is needed?
August 25, 2015 – 1:40 am | Comments Off on Becoming a Hadoop administrator- what is needed?

There is technology for just about everything nowadays. The goal is always to make work easier and more enjoyable. The world of business practice is probably the biggest beneficiary of technology. There are so many …

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HP Vertica users put limits on using Hadoop for analytics
September 1, 2015 – 10:52 am | Comments Off on HP Vertica users put limits on using Hadoop for analytics

To many people, Hadoop has become nearly synonymous with big data. It’s well-suited for handling the three Vs from the popular definition of big data: volume, velocity and variety. But when it comes to doing more iterative data science work, such as building predictive models or data visualizations, the distributed processing framework often has less of a direct role to play.

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The Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) is adept at stashing huge amounts of varied data types, and in recent years a variety of open source projects and commercial technologies have been developed in an effort to make it easier to get data out of Hadoop for analytics uses — new SQL on Hadoop query engines, for example. Several users of Hewlett-Packard’s Vertica analytical database, though, say those tools aren’t up to the tasks of predictive modeling or visualizing data in their organizations, which can limit the potential benefits of using Hadoop for analytics applications.

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Big hacks, big data add up to blackmailer’s dream
September 1, 2015 – 10:36 am | Comments Off on Big hacks, big data add up to blackmailer’s dream
Big hacks, big data add up to blackmailer’s dream

While breach reports often fixate on the number of records stolen, accounts compromised and people affected, the real question is what will hackers eventually do with the data they’ve collected. It isn’t a game of …

NSX roadmap: How VMware wants to expand network virtualization
September 1, 2015 – 9:44 am | Comments Off on NSX roadmap: How VMware wants to expand network virtualization
NSX roadmap: How VMware wants to expand network virtualization

Perhaps one of the most important pieces to the VMware’s puzzle of a fully software-defined data center (SDDC) is it’s network virtualization tool NSX. In August 2013, NSX became a reality for VMware by way …

F5 blends with cloud service provider technologies
September 1, 2015 – 9:34 am | Comments Off on F5 blends with cloud service provider technologies
F5 blends with cloud service provider technologies

F5 Networks has announced its new F5 Ready programme that makes it easier for customers to use F5 solutions in the cloud environment of their choice.

F5 Ready serves to verify that F5’s software-based solutions support …

Native hypervisor coming to OpenBSD
September 1, 2015 – 9:23 am | Comments Off on Native hypervisor coming to OpenBSD
Native hypervisor coming to OpenBSD

OpenBSD kernel developer Mike Larkin has let it be known he’s working on a native hypervisor for the operating system, with the OpenBSD Foundation’s support. Larkin’s posted news of the effort, writing that it’s needed …

VMware eyes hyperconverged model for private clouds
September 1, 2015 – 9:12 am | Comments Off on VMware eyes hyperconverged model for private clouds
VMware eyes hyperconverged model for private clouds

VMworld 2015 With VMware planting its flag in the burgeoning hyperconverged market in a four-way deal with Cumulus Networks, Dell, and Quanta Cloud Technology, The Register speaks to Cumulus.The integration, announced today at VMworld 2015, …

VMware’s expands public cloud services portfolio
September 1, 2015 – 8:57 am | Comments Off on VMware’s expands public cloud services portfolio
VMware’s expands public cloud services portfolio

Move over Amazon! VMware wants a piece of the public cloud pie. To cut a bigger slice, VMware has added numerous new services to its VMware vCloud Air , its public cloud. There are three …

HPC in the Datacenter: Together or Apart?
August 29, 2015 – 2:08 am | Comments Off on HPC in the Datacenter: Together or Apart?
HPC in the Datacenter: Together or Apart?

High performance computers do not necessarily require their own specially designed datacenters, yet even when design, cooling, or other concessions are necessary, benefits far outweigh any upheaval.

“There is a lot of misinformation out there that prevents folks …

How Microsoft Is Floating an Intelligent Cloud
August 29, 2015 – 1:33 am | Comments Off on How Microsoft Is Floating an Intelligent Cloud
How Microsoft Is Floating an Intelligent Cloud

REDMOND, WASH.—Windows 10 just launched, but Microsoft’s head already is back in the cloud. The tech giant gathered industry watchers at the company’s sprawling campus here in Redmond, Wash., where company executives demonstrated some of …