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Which AWS Compute service do I need? - Cloud Academy Blog

Which AWS Compute service do I need? - Cloud Academy Blog | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
Which AWS Compute service do I need? We’ll explore the range of compute services available for AWS to help you choose the one that’s right for you.
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Fogs, logs and cogs: The newer, bigger shape of big data in the

Fogs, logs and cogs: The newer, bigger shape of big data in the | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it

advanced analytics will evolve into distributed fogs of deep-learning cogs operating on event logs that span seemingly infinite things

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Intel Updates Big Data Platform TAP - InformationWeek

Intel Updates Big Data Platform TAP - InformationWeek | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
It hasn't been quite a year since chipmaker Intel introduced a free open source big data platform for managing and analyzing data. But the platform has gained momentum with new users, projects, partners, and roadmap plans. Here are the details.
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How Amazon took control of the cloud | John Naughton

How Amazon took control of the cloud | John Naughton | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
bigger than Amazon’s entire retail operation and growing three times faster
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Amazon built a cloud-computing infrastructure to support its colossal retailing and logistical operation

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Why now? AWS speaks on Accenture team-up timing | #reinvent

Why now? AWS speaks on Accenture team-up timing | #reinvent | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
At Amazon re:Invent 2015, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) and Accenture announced the new Accenture AWS Business Group, which will help clients move data to the
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An alliance between Accenture and Amazon Web Services #cloud #data

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OpenText pitches big data service, first in a planned series for analytics

OpenText pitches big data service, first in a planned series for analytics | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
Its built-in columnar database is up to 1,000 times faster than traditional relational databases, the company claims
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Now anyone can use the database behind Google's most popular products

Now anyone can use the database behind Google's most popular products | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
Google Cloud Bigtable claims to bring scale, simple pricing and easy data import from other sources.
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Mesosphere read all of the machines inside a data center as one giant computer

Mesosphere read all of the machines inside a data center as one giant computer | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
Mesosphere has been making a name for itself in the the world of data centers and cloud computing since 2013 with its distributed-system smarts and various introductions of open-source technologies, each designed to tackle the challenges of running tons of workloads across multiple machines. On Monday, the startup plans to announce that its much-anticipated data…
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Cloud and analytics galore: IBM finally reveals its master plan

Cloud and analytics galore: IBM finally reveals its master plan | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
At its big data event, IBM lays out an end-to-end cloud and analytics strategy, with a vision for the future that makes sense for developers and big enterprise customers
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Oracle dives into cloud (again), and this time it really means it

Oracle dives into cloud (again), and this time it really means it | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
This week in cloud: It was all-cloud-all-the-time at Oracle OpenWorld as Larry Ellison again vowed that Oracle will lead the world in IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS. Good luck with that says AWS, Salesforce.com, Microsoft, et al.
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Why Data Scientists Want More Than Hadoop | Data Center Knowledge

Why Data Scientists Want More Than Hadoop | Data Center Knowledge | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
Many new analytical uses require more powerful algorithms and computational approaches than what’s possible in Hadoop or relational databases, writes Marilyn Matz of Paradigm4. Data scientists increasingly need to leverage all of their organization’s data sources in novel ways, using tools and analytical infrastructures suitable for the task. Read More
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Microsoft's Azure Data Lake Service Hits General Availability -- Redmond Channel Partner

Microsoft's Azure Data Lake Service Hits General Availability -- Redmond Channel Partner | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
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The Future Perils And Promises Of Big Data - Cloudera Co-Founder Mike Olson Shares His Views

The Future Perils And Promises Of Big Data - Cloudera Co-Founder Mike Olson Shares His Views | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
I have had the pleasure to speak to Mike Olson, one of the co-founders of Cloudera, to explore the future of big data. Cloudera was established in 2008, when few had heard of the term “Big Data”, and has gone on to establish itself as a driving force in the [...]
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Boost Your Productivity With Amazon Web Services

During the last few years, the hottest word on everyone’s lip has been “productivity.” In the rapidly evolving Internet world, getting something done fast alwa…
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If you dont get exactly what are the "cloud services", read this. It is an ad for AWS but who cares?

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Review: Making Big Data visible and tangible

Review: Making Big Data visible and tangible | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
Projecting selfies onto a screen in real time shows both the value and vulnerability of today’s flood of ones and zeros. A London exhibition explores the good, the bad and the infrastructure of data from inventive angles. It makes a vital unseen world visible – and scary.
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What is Hadoop - An Easy Explanation For Absolutely Anyone – Data Science Central

What is Hadoop - An Easy Explanation For Absolutely Anyone – Data Science Central | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
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Short and simple explanation. Hadoop uses a lot of servers as if it was one single computer...

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IBM has a secret weapon in the cloud wars with Amazon

IBM has a secret weapon in the cloud wars with Amazon | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
IBM Watson is a big deal in the IBM Cloud, even as IBM struggles.
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Big data solutions: trends, innovation

Big data solutions: trends, innovation | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
We have seen the birth to a generation of enterprises that are data-rich and analytically driven, eagerly following trends in big data and analytics. Let’s tak…
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Microsoft Beats Amazon in Cloud Storage [Infographic]

Microsoft Beats Amazon in Cloud Storage [Infographic] | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
Think Microsoft has been making ground in the file storage space? You're right. Recent research from Nasuni, a cloud storage management company, shows Microsoft Azure beats Amazon Web Services S3 and Google Cloud Storage in the enterprise storage space. Topic: Information Management.
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Fàtima Galan's curator insight, May 27, 2015 3:49 AM

The Benchmark Test

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Thank the cloud for making big data and IoT possible

Thank the cloud for making big data and IoT possible | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
The ability to analyze massive amounts of data and to connect devices as the Internet of things became a reality when the cloud coalesced
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Big Data analytics in the cloud: The Enterprise wants it now

Big Data analytics in the cloud: The Enterprise wants it now | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
The journey to cloud computing, and to its adoption in the enterprise, has been a rather manic-depressive one. When the first public cloud platforms became available, many thought the model would immediately gain favor in the Enterprise world. But it didn’t. The Platform as a Service (PaaS) model seemed especially enticing, because it freed developers…
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All-Star @BigDataExpo Faculty Announced [#BigData]

All-Star @BigDataExpo Faculty Announced [#BigData] | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
[Cloud Computing Journal] [Cloud Computing Journal] Cloud computing is being adopted in one form or another by 94% of enterprises today. Tens of billions of new devices are being connected to The Internet of Things. And Big Data is driving this bus. An exponential increase is expected in the amount ...
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Google to build gigantic 120-megawatt data center in the Netherlands

Google to build gigantic 120-megawatt data center in the Netherlands | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
The $772 million facility in Eemshaven will benefit from proximity to the landing point of major international submarine cables, as well as a good deal of renewable energy, reports say.
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Marc Kneepkens's curator insight, September 23, 2014 1:40 PM

Glad to see Google chose renewable energy consistently.