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Industrial Cloud Computing Is Here

The cloud made its first presence known in the 1990s, but that was a long time ago, and far far away in terms of functionality. Companies like AOL, Excite and Yahoo! all offered basic services like email, and groups. Today, the power of cloud computing is genuinely mind-blowing. What do industrial-strength cloud service providers offer? …Read More

Is Cloud the de facto Data Lake?

First came the data warehouse, then the data lake. Open-source upstarts Cloudera and Hortonworks jumped on the data lake concept quickly, touting their mastery of Apache Hadoop as key to their ability to effectively build and maintain data lakes that provide business value. But a funny thing happened on the way to the digital forum: …Read More