Latest Hadoop publications

Big data need not mean high costs and lengthy training cycles
These days it means more to understand business processes and to transform them into data-driven opportunities - using cloud technology when needed For a lot, but certainly not all enterprises, a typical big data software is Apache Hadoop. Hadoop is the new legacy standard in enterprises when it comes to on-premise tools. Cloud-based big data... Read More

A new system architecture against big data insider threats

Much as law came later to the old west than the original settlers, security is coming late to big data. It’s an ironic situation, since so many big data projects being developed and experimented with in these years are themselves intended as security solutions. In the paper A System Architecture for the Detection of Insider… Read More

BlueData announces Intel collaboration alongside $20 million investment

Intel and BlueData have today announced their collaboration, alongside an additional equity investment from Intel Capital, with aims to simplify big data infrastructure. Whilst BlueData will develop and optimise its big data infrastructure software for Intel architecture, Intel will focus its engineering and marketing resources on the joint engineering roadmap and joint customer acquisition. Kumar… Read More

Faster Reporting with Hadoop

Nathan Nickels, Head of Marketing and Operations at MetaScale, a big data company of Sears Holdings Corporation, discusses how open source tools and technologies are being leveraged to give business users across the enterprise access to more data faster than ever. If you are in enterprise IT, you have likely been asked by Business (Marketing… Read More

CIA to open private ‘app store’ for intelligence operatives via Amazon Web Services

Next month the US Central Intelligence Agency will launch a private app marketplace via provisioning from Amazon Web Services. The announcement was made by the CIA’s Chief Information Officer Doug Wolfe at the 4th annual Cloudera Federal Forum in Virginia on Wednesday. The apps available will be aimed at – and only available to –… Read More