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R20: SQL-on-Hadoop Engines Explained | ITworld

R20: SQL-on-Hadoop Engines Explained | ITworld

As you know, Hadoop is an ideal platform for storing and managing big data. Unfortunately, Hadoop APIs are complex and require a lot of technical expertise. What’s needed is a programming interface that retains Hadoop’s performance and scalability, is easy to maintain, known to non-technical users, and can be used by a variety of existing…

10 things you didn’t know about internet of things – raconteur.net

10 things you didn’t know about internet of things – raconteur.net

From in-vivo sensors to the rise of China, Charles Orton-Jones spots ten trends and applications making the internet of things (IoT) arguably the world’s most exciting technology 10 things you didn’t know about internet of things Technology Internet of Things 17th July 2014 BluetoothChinaConnectivitySmartphones Related topics: 1. MESH TECHNOLOGY Devices in close proximity relay messages…

Keep on running!

Keep on running!

Nike have announced that their Nike+ running app will be available on the newly released Samsung Gear S. The obvious advantage with using the Gear S is that you can leave your smartphone at home and still map runs, track progress and stay motivated while on the move. The app allows users to view running…

Keep on running!

Keep on running!

Nike have announced that their Nike+ running app will be available on the newly released Samsung Gear S. The obvious advantage with using the Gear S is that you can leave your smartphone at home and still map runs, track progress and stay motivated while on the move. The app allows users to view running…

It’s the End of Innovation as We Know It | SCN

It’s the End of Innovation as We Know It | SCN

How the perfect intersection of technology and big data are fundamentally changing the way business gets done now and in the future. MAN042_sRGB_small2.jpg Everybody talks about the importance of innovation. But history has proven that having one big idea isn’t enough. Long-term success depends on an entrepreneur’s ability to operationalize that big idea, while continuing…

It’s the End of Innovation as We Know It | SCN

It’s the End of Innovation as We Know It | SCN

How the perfect intersection of technology and big data are fundamentally changing the way business gets done now and in the future. MAN042_sRGB_small2.jpg Everybody talks about the importance of innovation. But history has proven that having one big idea isn’t enough. Long-term success depends on an entrepreneur’s ability to operationalize that big idea, while continuing…

Sparks Fly As NASA Pushes The Limits Of 3-D Printing Technology

Sparks Fly As NASA Pushes The Limits Of 3-D Printing Technology

Sparks Fly as NASA Pushes the Limits of 3-D Printing Technology WASHINGTON, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — NASA has successfully tested the most complex rocket engine parts ever designed by the agency and printed with additive manufacturing, or 3-D printing, on a test stand at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. NASA engineers pushed the limits…

Cloud Computing Offers Key Benefits For Small, Medium Businesses

Cloud Computing Offers Key Benefits For Small, Medium Businesses

Cloud Computing Benefits A growing number of small and medium businesses in the United States rely on as a means of deploying mission-critical software products. Prior to the advent of cloud-based products — software solutions delivered over the Internet – companies were often forced to invest in servers and other products to run software and…

New Report Finds 1 Out Of 3 Sites Are Vulnerable To Malware

New Report Finds 1 Out Of 3 Sites Are Vulnerable To Malware

1 Out Of 3 Sites Are Vulnerable To Malware A new report published this morning by Menlo Security has alarmingly suggested that at least a third of the top 1,000,000 websites in the world are at risk of being infected by malware. While it’s worth prefacing the findings with the fact Menlo used Alexa to…

What the Dyn DDoS Attacks Taught Us About Cloud-Only EFSS

What the Dyn DDoS Attacks Taught Us About Cloud-Only EFSS

DDoS Attacks October 21st, 2016 went into the annals of Internet history for the large scale Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks that made popular Internet properties like Twitter, SoundCloud, Spotify and Box inaccessible to many users in the US. The DDoS attack happened in three waves targeting DNS service provider Dyn, resulting in a total of about…

Using Big Data To Make Cities Smarter

Using Big Data To Make Cities Smarter

Using Big Data To Make Cities Smarter The city of the future is impeccably documented. Sensors are used to measure air quality, traffic patterns, and crowd movement. Emerging neighborhoods are quickly recognized, public safety threats are found via social networks, and emergencies are dealt with quicklier. Crowdsourcing reduces commuting times, provides people with better transportation…

Cloud Infographic – Monetizing Internet Of Things

Cloud Infographic – Monetizing Internet Of Things

Monetizing Internet Of Things There are many interesting ways in which companies are looking to connect devices to the cloud. From the vehicles to kitchen appliances the internet of things is already a $1.9 trillion dollar market based on research estimates from IDC. Included is a fascinating infographic provided by AriaSystems which shows us some of the exciting…

Will Your Internet of Things Device Testify Against You?

Will Your Internet of Things Device Testify Against You?

Will Your Internet of Things Device Testify Imagine this:  Your wearable device is subpoenaed to testify against you.  You were driving when you were over the legal alcohol limit and data from a smart Breathalyzer device is used against you. Some might argue that such a use case could potentially safeguard society. However, it poses…

The Internet of Things Lifts Off To The Cloud

The Internet of Things Lifts Off To The Cloud

The Staggering Size And Potential Of The Internet of Things Here’s a quick statistic that will blow your mind and give you a glimpse into the future. When you break that down, it translates to 127 new devices online every second. In only a decade from now, every single vehicle on earth will be connected…

The Big Data Movement Gets Bigger

The Big Data Movement Gets Bigger

The Big Data Movement In recent years, Big Data and Cloud relations have been growing steadily. And while there have been many questions raised around how best to use the information being gathered, there is no question that there is a real future between the two. The growing importance of Big Data Scientists and the…

Cloud-Based or On-Premise ERP Deployment? Find Out

Cloud-Based or On-Premise ERP Deployment? Find Out

ERP Deployment You know how ERP deployment can improve processes within your supply chain, and the things to keep in mind when implementing an ERP system. But do you know if cloud-based or on-premise ERP deployment is better for your company or industry? While cloud computing is becoming more and more popular, it is worth…

Five Cloud Questions Every CIO Needs To Know How To Answer

Five Cloud Questions Every CIO Needs To Know How To Answer

The Hot Seat Five cloud questions every CIO needs to know how to answer The cloud is a powerful thing, but here in the CloudTweaks community, we already know that. The challenge we have is validating the value it brings to today’s enterprise. Below, let’s review five questions we need to be ready to address…