A problem with IT disasters, and planning for them, is that disaster strikes in many different ways. They differ both in type and scale. Just consider the following distinct scenarios. A geographically widespread disaster: such as hurricane Katrina (New Orleans) or Hurricane Sandy (US East Coast, particularly New York) or the power outage of 2003 …Read More
It’s not hard to find technology trade press commentary on the subject of big data. Variously defined (in non technical terms) as the cluttered old shoebox of all data — and again (in more technical terms) as that amount of data that does not comfortably fit into a standard relational database for storage, processing and …Read More
Gartner recently placed Big Data in its “trough of disillusionment,” reflective of many leaders’ struggle to prove the value of Hadoop within their organization. While the promise of enhanced data integration and enrichment is obvious, measurable results have remained elusive. This episode of The Briefing Room will outline how to successfully tie Big Data to existing business applications, preventing your next Hadoop project from being another “Big Data letdown.”
Register today to learn from veteran Analyst Dr. Robin Bloor as he discusses the importance of converging enterprise data integration with intelligence and scalability. He’ll be briefed by George Corugedo of RedPoint Global, who will provide concrete examples of how the convergence of scalable cloud platforms, ever-expanding data sources and intelligent execution can turn the Big Data hype into demonstrable business value.WEBCAST
The revolution has begun. One project at a time, a new breed of mission-critical systems are rolling out, and fundamentally changing the way business is done. These applications require new levels of performance, including high availability, disaster recovery, multi-tenancy and resource management. What’s at the foundation of these game-changing solutions? Almost without exception, you’ll find open-source technologies like Hadoop and Spark, which are combined with all manner of traditional systems as part of this wholesale transformation.
Register for this episode of The Briefing Room to hear veteran Analyst John Myers as he explains the increasing array of Apache Hadoop components and functionality available today. He’ll be briefed by Sameer Nori of MapR, who will discuss how the MapR Distribution for Hadoop delivers open source innovations with enterprise capabilities to create a high performance platform for big data applications. He’ll show how MapR customers are leveraging this combination to run a variety of use cases on the same platform in order to increase revenue, reduce risk and lower cost.WEBCAST
We talk about optimization a whole lot. There’s cloud workload optimization, there’s mobile optimization for website presentation and there’s every other type of optimization as we move through the ‘full stack’ of information technology from the base logic layer all the way up to the Graphical User Interface (GUI). First, the race for power So …Read More