ENTRIES TAGGED "strata conference"
One report says the Hadoop market is booming while another says federal data usage isn't.
In this week's big data news, an IDC report points to the booming market for Hadoop and MapReduce (and if proposals for Strata are any indication, this is indeed a good time for big data).
The Information Lab visualizes the Strata Conference's attendees.
This week's visualization comes from The Information Lab and shows who was at the Strata Conference, how far they traveled, and the data their companies produce.
Small banks struggle with mobile and a look inside Netflix' data.
As banking goes mobile, smaller banks must find a way to keep up. Also, Netflix data is deconstructed at the Strata Conference, and commerce-related highlights from the Mobile World Congress.
How do the cloud offerings from Amazon, Google and Microsoft compare?
Big data and cloud technology go hand-in-hand: but it's comparatively early days. Strata conference chair Edd Dumbill explains the cloud landscape and compares the offerings of Amazon, Google and Microsoft.
Where to store all that genome data? Also, clarifying the work of digital humanities scholars.
We take a look at the big data obstacles and opportunities for genomics, digital humanities scholars respond to Stanley Fish's mischaracterization of what they do with data, and Hadoop World and the Strata Conference merge.