There are so many tools today that make launching analytic applications simple, but this doesn't mean you can skip data governance.
Many organizations are setting their big data analytics efforts up for failure by plunging ahead without proper planning upfront, says book author Keith B. Carter.
All the excitement of analytics professionals today is attached to open source tools. Author Cory Isaacson explains why.
There's a lot of hype about continuous deployment in DevOps circles, but it can be disastrous if the right culture and organization aren't in place.
GPUs offload the burden of demanding computational tasks from central processors. Integrate GPU into enterprise servers to manage intense computing.
It's time to knock down those silos, one by one. IT is transforming from a siloed set of reactive cost centers into a service provider with a focus on helping the business compete.
New technology is giving personnel departments a bigger role in building the business -- helping them hire and retain people with the right skills.
NoSQL stalwart MarkLogic's database has grown to include many SQL database-style features. Next up is JSON.
Hadoop buzz dimmed down during summer's dog days. Its old pal MapReduce is somewhat to blame.
Roundtable discussion on business value of big data, chaired by Brian McKenna, Editor, SearchDataManagementUK, and featuring Mike Ferguson, Roxane Edjlali (Gartner), Joshua LeCure (GlaxoSmithKline).
Find out where to hone your business intelligence, data management and data warehouse skills with this list of training courses for 2012.
Poor data quality can have serious financial consequences for businesses. Read about the current state of data quality management at UK companies, including dirty data problems.
Jochen Demuth of MicroStrategy shares three best practices for the Oracle In-Memory Database. The MicroStrategy best practices come from Demuth's experience as a beta tester working closely with Oracle on the In-Memory Database.
Oracle said founder Larry Ellison is giving up his CEO position but will continue to oversee product development as CTO, while also becoming the company's executive chairman.
Oracle acquired media management and storage company Front Porch Digital, while Oregon prepares for its legal battle with Oracle and sets its budget at $2 million.
While business collaboration software often focuses on internal challenges, enterprises must also find ways to bring global, mobile and external collaboration into the fold and create unified processes.
Some experts say social business is dead. But others say it's entering its third chapter of better data insight.
For organizations that want to take advantage of Office 365's benefits but are wary of the risks of SharePoint in the cloud, a hybrid approach could work.
Most IT admins use System Center to monitor Windows devices, but through scripting and management packs, it can also monitor and triage Linux servers.
While an Internet Explorer patch is the only critical one to fix a zero-day bug, server admins should focus on an ASP.NET fix.
Hyper-V underwent a number of changes in the latest iteration of Windows Server to make it a worthy hypervisor contender; take a closer look here.