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Big Data investment map

Big Data investment map | Big Data Eh! | Scoop.it
While getting ready for the Strata Conference in Santa Clara, I prepared a network map showing the most important companies represented at the conference and their connections via venture capital o...
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Big Data for Development: From Information to Knowledge Societies ...

Big Data for Development: From Information to Knowledge Societies ... | Big Data Eh! | Scoop.it
Unlike analog information, “digital information inherently leaves a trace that can be analyzed (in real-time or later on).” But the “crux of the 'Big Data' paradigm is actually not the increasingly large amount of data itself, but its ...
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Big Data, Small Package - entrepreneurdex

Big Data, Small Package - entrepreneurdex | Big Data Eh! | Scoop.it
In the past three days, think about how many times you’ve looked at the screen of your mobile device or tablet. So how can companies and consumers benefit?
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Believe the Big Data Hype: Report - eWeek

Believe the Big Data Hype: Report - eWeek | Big Data Eh! | Scoop.it
eWeek Believe the Big Data Hype: Report eWeek Sentiment surrounding big data vendors remained positive last year, despite skeptics' suggestions that the subject had been "overhyped," according to Ovum.
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3 Tips For Getting Started With Big Data

3 Tips For Getting Started With Big Data | Big Data Eh! | Scoop.it
Don't dive in head first, says Fed-focused data analytics and cloud provider.
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Gartner: 30% of Companies to Monetize Big Data Assets by 2016 | CloudTimes

Gartner: 30% of Companies to Monetize Big Data Assets by 2016 | CloudTimes | Big Data Eh! | Scoop.it
The big data is the new frontier of business.
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Hortonworks Sandbox | Hortonworks

Hortonworks Sandbox is the fastest way to learn Apache Hadoop, based on the 100% open source Hortonworks Data Platform.
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Rethinking BI: Why Analytics are the Fabric of the Future - Wired

Rethinking BI: Why Analytics are the Fabric of the Future - Wired | Big Data Eh! | Scoop.it
Wired Rethinking BI: Why Analytics are the Fabric of the Future Wired Traditional Business Intelligence (BI) tools and approaches focus on reporting and analysis as a distinct process and task set which requires a separate application or tool.
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Cloudera Hadoop for Hybrid Clouds | Skytap

Cloudera Hadoop for Hybrid Clouds | Skytap | Big Data Eh! | Scoop.it
Skytap Inc., the leading provider of self-service cloud automation solutions, announced the availability of pre-configured Cloudera Hadoop (CDH4) Enterprise templates in the Skytap Cloud public template library.
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Like the pre-configured Cloudera Hadoop but Skytap's price at $500/month is steep. CloudShare folks - when can you guys get a Cloudera Hadoop available on CloudShare ?

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Top 5 Myths About Big Data

Top 5 Myths About Big Data | Big Data Eh! | Scoop.it
With the amount of hype around Big Data it’s easy to forget that we’re just in the first inning. More than three exabytes of new data are created each day, and market research f... (#BIGDATA myth #2 - Big Data Means Hadoop.
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Yes we need a myth buster for the hyped up Big Data - it's not just volume, variety and velocity too -  good insight!

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SAP Sweetens Hana Deal With Free Sybase Database -- InformationWeek

SAP Sweetens Hana Deal With Free Sybase Database -- InformationWeek | Big Data Eh! | Scoop.it
Not everything demands in-memory performance, so SAP is bundling a conventional database for customers licensing SAP BusinessSuite to run on Hana.
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So what are the restrictions on the free Sybase db - show me the fine print please!

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Skytap aims to simplify adoption of Hadoop with its cloud - InfoWorld

Skytap aims to simplify adoption of Hadoop with its cloud - InfoWorld | Big Data Eh! | Scoop.it
Skytap aims to simplify adoption of Hadoop with its cloud InfoWorld There is a growing interest in big data using Hadoop, but to even start learning, experimenting and developing proof-of-concepts requires a lot of up-front investment in hardware,...
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Zettaset Raises $10M To Build Out Hadoop Data Security ...

Zettaset Raises $10M To Build Out Hadoop Data Security ... | Big Data Eh! | Scoop.it
Zettaset, a startup focused on big data management and security, has raised a $10 million Series B funding led by HighBar Partners, with additional partici..
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Hortonworks Breezes Ahead With New Version Of Enterprise Apache Hadoop Platform - Tools Journal

Hortonworks Breezes Ahead With New Version Of Enterprise Apache Hadoop Platform - Tools Journal | Big Data Eh! | Scoop.it
Hortonworks announced the release of Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) 1.2, which includes the latest version of Apache Ambari for comprehensive managem...
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The coming datacosm: Big data, big business and the future of enterprise computing

The coming datacosm: Big data, big business and the future of enterprise computing | Big Data Eh! | Scoop.it
The challenges and promise of big data are front and center for CIOs and other business leaders.
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Ovum finds Big Data vendor market perception remains positive in 2012 - GISuser.com (press release)

Ovum finds Big Data vendor market perception remains positive in 2012 - GISuser.com (press release) | Big Data Eh! | Scoop.it
Ovum finds Big Data vendor market perception remains positive in 2012 GISuser.com (press release) London, 23 January 2013 – Sentiment surrounding Big Data vendors remained positive last year, despite sceptics' suggestions that the subject had been...
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Gartner, Ovum Offer Mixed Views on State of 'big Data' Hype - CIO

Gartner, Ovum Offer Mixed Views on State of 'big Data' Hype - CIO | Big Data Eh! | Scoop.it
Gartner, Ovum Offer Mixed Views on State of 'big Data' Hype CIO "MapR, HortonWorks and Cloudera were debating the state of Hadoop.
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Big Data and Apache Hadoop Adoption

While open-source Apache Hadoop can be a powerful platform for handling big data, deploying and managing this key technology is not without its challenges.
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Hortonworks releases Hadoop sandbox - ComputerworldUK.com

Those who want to try the much-hyped Hadoop but haven't got a cluster or two to spare can now test the data processing platform on their desktops, thanks to a new release from Hadoop distributor Hortonworks.
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Gartner: Big Data is Falling into the Trough of Disillusionment

Gartner: Big Data is Falling into the Trough of Disillusionment - MapR, HortonWorks and Cloudera were debating the state of Hadoop.
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'Data Animators' Bring Big Data To Life

Data scientists who visualize massive amounts of information and make it accessible to everyone are actually 'animators,' says one analytics expert.
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How I came to love big data (or at least acknowledge its existence) by Noah of 37signals

RT @codek1: Mysql vs hive vs impala http://t.co/hng9IYet #ds_ldn
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This is like finding needle in a haystack on big data from the beloved 37Signals folks! 

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Big Data: Time to Open the Closet

Big Data: Time to Open the Closet | Big Data Eh! | Scoop.it
Research scientists, companies launching new products, and even governments are enthused about the potential of Big Data.
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Business Intelligence Meets Big Data: Beyond The Hype

Business Intelligence Meets Big Data: Beyond The Hype | Big Data Eh! | Scoop.it
I was lured to Strata by both the traditional vendors I cover such as SAP, SAS, and Tableau exhibiting there, as well as the big data analytics start ups such as Datameer and Karmasphere. ...
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Yes that's what we need beyond the hype around big data!

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Code Watch: What would Map do? - SD Times: Software Development News

Code Watch: What would Map do? - SD Times: Software Development News | Big Data Eh! | Scoop.it
The limitations of Map/Reduce drive some introspection on object-oriented programming (#IT Code Watch: What would Map do?: The limitations of Map/Reduce drive some introspection on object-...
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