Protecting BigData Inside and Out: Learn from Cloudera engineers in DC 7 May

The next in a series of technical talks provided by Cloudera focuses on protecting Big Data. This breakfast session will be held 7 May 2014 at the Tower Club in Tysons corner. More from their invite is below: Protecting Big Data Inside and Out Big data is a key advantage in improving your security intelligence, […]

Cloudera Strengthens Hadoop Security with Acquisition of Gazzang: Builds on additional community efforts to deliver end-to-end security offering

One thing I really love about being in the technology field is watching things get done that just a short while ago seemed impossible. I felt that way again when reading the press release below.  In the early days of production systems built around Apache Hadoop, security was only possible by limiting access to your […]

Big Data: The Hadoop Business Case

Since the birth of Hadoop in 2005-06, the way we think about storing and processing information has evolved considerably. The term “Big Data” has become synonymous with this evolution. But still, many of our customers continue to ask, “What is Big Data?”, “What are its use cases?”, and “What is its business value?”. The Internet […]

The Technologies At Hadoop World: Here is our cut on the best technologies to see there

Hadoop World was held 15-17 Oct in NYC. This post provides insights into some of the best technologies demonstrated there. CTOvision has attended Hadoop World since the beginning. Attending has helped us better track tech trends and assess the potential business impacts of some of the greatest technologies created for the enterprise. It is also a great place […]

Examining New Mission-Enabling Design Patterns Made Possible By The Cloudera-Intel Partnership

CTOlabs.com, the research arm of CTOvision.com, has just released a White Paper for the federal technology community titled: Enhancing Functionality and Security of Enterprise Data Holdings: Examining new, mission-enabling design patterns made possible by the Cloudera-Intel partnership. The paper captures design considerations for enterprise technologists that flow from the engineering work both Cloudera and Intel […]

Getting Value From Your Data Scientists

“Simply hiring expensive data scientists isn’t enough. To create real business value with data scientists, top management must learn how to manage them effectively.” In September 2014, Jeanne G. Harris (coauthor of Analytics at Work, Harvard Business Press, 2010) and Vijay Mehrotra (Professor of Business Analytics and Information Systems at the University of San Francisco) […]