Category: Big Data

Big Data, Software, Tech

The Blockchain wallet plans a £125M air-drop of Stellar crypto to drive mainstream adoption

November 6, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

Blockchain, one of the world’s biggest crypto wallets, plans to give away a vast amout of cryptocurrency in a bold move to scale the adoption of crypto to a more mainstream audience. Blockchain and the Stellar Development Foundation ( will […]

Big Data, Data Center, Infrastructure, Tech

Evolution of data platforms: Using the right data for the right outcomes

September 17, 2018

Via: ZDnet

Last week, I ran my friend and thought leader Esteban Kolsky’s first part on how to think about data in a post-big data world — and it was a hit. Now, to end the suspense, we have part two, where […]

Big Data, Tech

DHS looks to agile in EAGLE II replacement

July 2, 2018

Via: FCW

A little more than a year ago, the Department of Homeland Security canceled a planned $1.5 billion agile-focused procurement. At the time, DHS officials owned the failure publicly. Now, the failed Flexible Agile Support for the Homeland (FLASH) could get […]

Big Data, Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure, Tech

Big Data in the Cloud: Avoiding Vendor Lock-in

June 20, 2018

Via: InformationWeek

More enterprise application and big data vendors are pursuing a cloud-agnostic strategy — supporting AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud. Big data platform provider Hortonworks is taking that strategy one step farther. Avoiding vendor lock-in has become a major concern […]

Big Data, Tech

Splunk to Acquire Software Problem-Solver VictorOps for $120 Million

June 11, 2018

Via: Fortune

Big data-cruncher Splunk is acquiring VictorOps, a Boulder, Colo.-based startup whose tools help software developers collaborate and resolve engineering issues, for $120 million mostly in cash with some stock equity. The deal is expected to close before August. Doug Merritt, […]

Big Data, Software, Tech

As Kubernetes grows, a startup ecosystem develops in its wake

May 7, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

Kubernetes, the open source container orchestration tool, came out of Google several years ago and has gained traction amazingly fast. With each step in its growth, it has created opportunities for companies to develop businesses on top of the open […]

Big Data, Software, Tech

Government data firm Socrata acquired by public-sector software giant Tyler Technologies

April 19, 2018

Via: StateScoop

Tyler Technologies, a leading vendor of integrated software and technology products to public-sector customers, is buying Socrata, a Seattle firm that develops open data platforms for governments, the companies announced Wednesday. Once the acquisition closes April 30, Socrata will become […]

Big Data, Software, Tech

The Linux Foundation launches a deep learning foundation

March 26, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

Despite its name, the Linux Foundation has long been about more than just Linux. These days, it’s a foundation that provides support to other open source foundations and projects like Cloud Foundry, the Automotive Grade Linux initiative and the Cloud […]

Big Data, Hardware, Tech

12 technologies that will disrupt business in 2018

February 12, 2018

Via: CIO

In 2018, disruptive technologies like artificial intelligence, natural language processing, and computer vision are maturing, going from game-changing ideas to foundational tools for business. This year, we’ll see these and other technologies drive how business gets done and what new […]

Big Data, Tech

FireEye buys X15 Software, eyes big data integration

January 12, 2018

Via: ZDnet

FireEye said it will acquire X15 Software to add big data tools to its security products. X15 Software, which is privately held, has technology that can integrate machine learning and big data and apply it to security and emerging threats. […]