Category Archives: Big Data

The “Cloud Hangover” Is Real And There Are Ways To Avoid It

The “Cloud Hangover” Is Real And There Are Ways To Avoid It

The “Cloud Hangover” One phrase that has been recently coined in 2015 yet many are expressing growing concerns over is a “cloud hangover”. With cloud computing being such a prominent topic in IT news, many whistleblowers are now expressing their opinions on how to combat this situation. A cloud hangover is what professionals describe as…

The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Snowball Effect

The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Snowball Effect

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Moving Deep Into The Amazon With QuickSight

Moving Deep Into The Amazon With QuickSight

Amazon QuickSight Amazon is moving ever deeper into the cloud. This should come as no surprise, of course. While Amazon is most well-known among consumers for its online retail store, the company was among first big, mainstream firms to make a serious foray into the cloud sector. Now Amazon is looking to ramp up its services…

Clouding Around: Apple, Twitter And Amazon Web Services

Clouding Around: Apple, Twitter And Amazon Web Services

Amazon Web Services Expands to Analytics At its annual AWS re:Invent conference, Amazon unveiled a smorgasbord of new products designed to poach legacy customers at rival companies like Oracle and IBM. One of the most notable is the new AWS Import/Export service, which Amazon says is “faster, cleaner, simpler, more efficient, and secure.” Moving petabytes of…

Amazon Web Service To Launch Big Data Analytics Service

Amazon Web Service To Launch Big Data Analytics Service

‪Amazon Web Services‬ – Space Needle Amazon is planning to launch a new analytics service for its cloud computing platform, sources told the Wall Street Journal. The business intelligence tool, dubbed Space Needle, is expected to be announced this week at the company’s AWS re:Invent conference in Las Vegas. Amazon Web Services (AWS) is made up…

Apple And Google Top Annual Interbrand Best Global Brands Report

Apple And Google Top Annual Interbrand Best Global Brands Report

Madison Avenue may be the center of the advertising industry, but Silicon Valley is home to the most valuable brands. For the third consecutive year, Apple and Google top the annual Interbrand Best Global Brands report. The report, which is to be released on Monday, estimates the value of the Apple brand at $170.3 billion, up 43…