Category Archives: Big Data

Big Content – Big Data’s Unruly Step-Child

Big Content – Big Data’s Unruly Step-Child

Big Content Big Content is a lesser known buzzword in the data world that’s experienced a few definition shifts. In 2012, Gartner’s Craig Roth indicated Big Content to be the unstructured step-child of Big Data, representing the multitude of blogs, tweets, posts, vines, and similar content being created at an increasing rate. Idio suggested Big…

Cloud Is Changing The Game For Retailers On Cyber Monday

Cloud Is Changing The Game For Retailers On Cyber Monday

Cloud Computing, Retailers And Cyber Monday In 2014 Cyber Monday sales shattered previous records, increasing by 17% year-over-year from 2013 for a record $2.04B. This year sales are expected to continue trending upwards. This means more shoppers, more transactions, more data, and less bandwidth. Retailers all over the country have been preparing for this day…

Going Green With Big Data And The Cloud

Going Green With Big Data And The Cloud

Green Technologies  Amazon has just launched its fourth renewable energy program, increasing its data centers’ use of green power thanks to a new wind farm to be built in rural Paulding County, Ohio. Starting in May 2017, this green plant will generate 320,000-megawatt hours of electricity yearly, specifically to provide power to Amazon’s cloud data…

The Fundamental Uses Of Cloud Computing

The Fundamental Uses Of Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing Fundamentals Cloud Computing covers a range of IT entities working together: Hardware such as servers, PCs, tablets and mobile phones; Infrastructure including networks and block storage; Platforms handling object storage, databases, identities and runtime; and Applications for providing content, monitoring, collaboration, and communication. To fully understand Cloud Computing, you’ll need a grasp of its…