Category: Big Data

Big Data, Tech

Big Data 2019: Cloud redefines the database and Machine Learning runs it

January 2, 2019

Via: ZDnet

In the predictions game, it’s time for us to bat clean-up once more. Following Big on Data bro Andrew Brust’s roundup of AI-related predictions from a cross section of industry executives, now it’s our turn. We’ll focus mostly on what […]

Big Data, Software, Tech

Top 10 Tech Predictions for 2019

December 12, 2018

Via: InformationWeek

This is the time of year when everyone in the technology industry pulls out their crystal balls and attempts to predict what will happen in the next twelve months. Some predictions are easy. For example, it’s a good bet that […]

Big Data, Tech

Big Privacy: The data privacy compact for the era of big data and AI

December 5, 2018

Via: ZDnet

I first called upon businesses to implement “Big Privacy” in 2014. At that time my main concern was that the law had not kept pace with technology; that digital innovators were free to do as they desired with the 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 […]