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BMC automates the mainframe change ticket
Mainframe operators using BMC software may now be able to enjoy the speedy, devops-style development pace that is quickly becoming the norm for...
Telerik frees HTML5 collection of components
Borrowing a page from the recently revised Microsoft playbook, development tools maker Telerik has released as open source the bulk of its Kendo...
SAP reports strong growth in cloud amid slow overall revenue growth
SAP reported a strong growth in cloud revenue and fast adoption of its HANA platform in the first quarter, while its software revenue dipped from the...
10 Hot Hadoop Startups to Watch
As data volumes grow, figuring out how to unlock value becomes vastly important. Hadoop enables the processing of large data sets in a distributed...
How to get a job in manufacturing IT
To excel in manufacturing, tech workers need to be one part tinkerer and one part visionary, with a bit of analytical acumen thrown in as well.
Microsoft launches toolset for capturing 'ambient intelligence'
Microsoft is targeting the growing volume of data being generated by both machines and humans: CEO Satya Nadella on Tuesday showed off tools that...
4 Qualities to Look for in a Data Scientist
Every business, it seems, needs a data scientist, but not everyone knows what to look for. The four qualities of a good data scientist described here...
Big data drives 47% growth for top 50 public cloud companies
Big data analytics are driving rapid growth for public cloud computing vendors with revenues for the top 50 public cloud providers shooting up 47% in...
Industrial Internet Can't Succeed Without Big Data and Cloud, GE Says
Hear the phrases 'Industrial Internet' or 'Internet of Things' and you probably think of billions of connected devices. That's...
Microsoft open sources Windows Library for JavaScript
Potentially helping developers more quickly build cross-platform applications, Microsoft is releasing as open source its WinJS JavaScript library for...
Hortonworks Adds New Enterprise Features to Hadoop Distribution
With the release of the Hortonworks Data Platform 2.1 version of its Hadoop distribution, Hortonworks is packing in new enterprise features,...
Pivotal Looks to Simplify Building 'Business Data Lakes'
Pivotal unveils the Pivotal Big Data Suite, an all-you-can-eat software, support and maintenance platform that's designed to provide access to...
Tidemark wants to save European companies from Excel hell, says CEO
Tidemark is expanding to Europe, where it hopes its cloud-based apps and HTML5-based clients will help wean businesses off their dependency on Excel...
Trek Bicycle Rides Project Management Tool to Efficiency
Getting new products to market on time is critical, especially for a business that is seasonal. In order to improve new product development and...
LucidWorks preps Solr stack as Splunk killer
Enterprise search software provider LucidWorks has introduced a package based on its open-source Apache Solr search engine that will allow...
Big data showdown: Cassandra vs. HBase
Bigtable-inspired open source projects take different routes to the highly scalable, highly flexible, distributed, wide column data store
How Big Data Helped the Norman Rockwell Museum Grow Revenue
With the help of DigiWorksCorp, the Norman Rockwell Museum leveraged its transactional data and big data analytics to increase second-time purchasers...
As IDC Sees It, Tech's 'Third Platform' Disrupts Everyone
What IDC deems the third platform of computing -- social, mobile, cloud and big data -- is transforming IT much faster than the first (mainframe) or...
Web Giants Join Forces for Open Source MySQL Scalability Project
Engineering teams from Facebook, Google, LinkedIn and Twitter have begun work on WebScaleSQL, an open source project designed to address the...
Inside the Shadowy World of Data Brokers
Data brokers operate in the shadows of the Internet. Most consumers are unaware or unsure how to put restrictions of their activity. In fact, one...