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SAP spices up its predictive analytics and visualization apps

Hadoop support and a tie-in to BusinessObjects are among the highlights

Chief Data Officer May Go the Way of Chief Electricity Officer

A trio of new roles arise for data management -- chief data officer, chief digital officer and chief analytics officer

Should Companies Practice Data Retention or Data Destruction?

Many businesses focus on record retention, but here’s why one lawyer says “Destroy!”

TPC takes the measure of big data systems

The fresh TPCx-HS benchmark could provide an apples-to-apples comparison of commercial Hadoop systems

SAP makes it cheaper, easier for customers to use Hana in certain scenarios

The move signals that competition has truly arrived in the in-memory database market, says one observer

Google's latest big-data tool, Mesa, aims for speed

Mesa can hold petabytes of data across multiple servers while fielding millions of updates and queries per day

Oracle hits back at ex-employee's claims over in-memory database option

The debate rages on dueling blog posts from the former employee and Oracle itself

State Dept. Database Crash Leads to Passport, Visa Delays

Agency blames crash on maintenance, not sabotage

Apache Hive Brings Real-Time Queries to Hadoop

Hive's SQL-like query language and vastly improved speed on huge data sets make it the perfect partner for an enterprise data warehouse

Native Data Analysis Comes to MongoDB

With the latest release of its business analytics and data integration platform, Pentaho claims to make it easier for organizations to apply analytics to their big data.

Target Top Security Officer Reporting to CIO Seen As a Mistake

In hiring its first CISO to prevent another massive data breach, Target made a mistake in not having the top security officer report directly to the chief executive, experts say.

Attensity Q Makes it Easier for Businesses to Drink From the Twitter Firehose

But social media monitoring's value has limitations, according to one analyst

Invincea Freespace and ForeScout CounterACT: More Than the Sum of Their Parts

"In 2013, we estimated that the NAC market was 350 million dollars, which was an increase of about 55-percent over 2012," says Lawrence Orans, Research Vice President, Gartner, Inc. According to Orans, Gartner expects that growth to...

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison wades into the in-memory database wars

Oracle's in-memory option takes advantage of the core platform's maturity, according to an executive

New Apple Operating Systems Bring Security Mysteries

Apple's march toward seamless integration between the Mac, iPhone and iPad worries some security experts who say companies may find it more difficult to prevent data leakage on the devices.

Making the Clinical Data Warehouse Relevant Again

The clinical data warehouse used to represent what was wrong with healthcare IT: An incomplete data source that was siloed to boot. But Texas Children's Hospital has turned its data warehouse into a valuable tool for clinical and...

MapR Extends Hadoop's Reach With Big Data App Gallery

Hadoop distribution specialist MapR Technologies unveiled its new MapR App Gallery at Hadoop Summit, showcasing big data apps from ecosystem partners that are aimed at developers, administrators and analysts. MapR also cemented a...

Criminals Seeking More Buyers with All-in-One Malware

Security researchers have discovered multipurpose malware capable of stealing payment card numbers from electronic cash registers and data entered in Web forms through a browser.

HHS, FDA Expand Access to Open Health Data

The Obama administration has released new datasets on adverse drug events and Medicare pricing. This offers researchers and developers alike a chance to build novel applications and identify cost trends, all in the name of improving...

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