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Monthly Archives: October, 2015

IBM Insight 2015 Spotlights Cloud Services, Spark, Watson Analytics Upgrades

IBM serves up data-analytic cloud services, an Apache Spark service on BlueMix, and new data-discovery capabilities within IBM Watson Analytics. As for that Cognos update? It’s a half step to … Continue reading

October 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

SAP TechEd: Inside Cloud For Analytics

SAP’s new platform for BI, planning and predictive analytics promises simplicity and consistency, but it will require a fresh start for BusinessObjects or Lumira customers looking to move to this … Continue reading

October 21, 2015 · 2 Comments

Teradata Puts Aster On Hadoop, Adds ‘Listener’ For Streaming Data

Teradata puts Aster database on Hadoop to support ‘multi-genre’ analytics. New ‘Listener’ software collects and delivers high-volume, high-velocity data for IoT and other streaming scenarios. Teradata is making a slew … Continue reading

October 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

SAP Highlights S/4 Hana Finance, Cloud For Analytics

SAP Financial Excellence Forum offers a preview of TechEd announcements including S/4HANA Finance and SAP Cloud For Analytics. The finance app needs a lift from S/4HANA Logistics while Cloud For Planning is … Continue reading

October 15, 2015 · 1 Comment

AWS re:Invent: Five Takeaways On New Services

Amazon challenges ‘old-guard’ IBM, Microsoft and Oracle with QuickSight, Kinesis Firehose, Snowball, and new database services. Here’s a quick rundown with cautions for would-be adopters. Make no mistake: Amazon Web Services … Continue reading

October 8, 2015 · 2 Comments

Couchbase Intros 4.0 Release, Highlights Enterprise Wins

Couchbase Live New York event puts new features, NoSQL adoption in the spotlight. Watch for basics and the best fit for NoSQL in the enterprise. This week’s Couchbase Live New … Continue reading

October 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Strata + Hadoop World Report: Spark, Real-Time In the Spotlight

MapR, Pivotal and Teradata were among the who’s who of big data vendors making announcements at Strata + Hadoop World 2015. Here’s a quick analysis. If Strata + Hadoop World … Continue reading

October 1, 2015 · Leave a comment