The IBM Press Release on Spark That Every Tech Leader Should Read

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IBM just announced a major new push around Apache Spark. You know Spark, the free and open source complement to Apache Hadoop that gives enterprises better ability to field fast, unified applications that combine multiple workloads, including streaming over all your data. For years it has seemed like IBM was giving lip-service to Spark while emphasizing capabilities […]

AFCEA Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium 5-7 May 2015 at Baltimore Convention Center

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If you’re interested in cyber security and operations at the federal level, check out the AFCEA Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium.  This event combines the  JIE Mission Partners Symposium and the International Cyber Symposium to increase dialogue among key participants, broaden the involvement of essential stakeholders, and sharpen focus on critical issues. The agenda is packed […]

IBM Cognos: Established Business Intelligence Player

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Cognos is a name that has been in the enterprise world since 1969. It has been in the business intelligence sector competing with capabilities from Business Objects, Microstrategy and Oracle. It was acquired by IBM in 2008 and is now referred to as the IBM Cognos platform. While still considered by many to be associated […]

International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC14) Recap #HPCMatters

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16-21 Nov 2014 the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC14) was hosted in New Orleans and once again it did not disappoint! Each year this supercomputing conference brings together a large number of folks from the High Performance Computing (HPC) community, basically thousands of scientists and engineers that are doing really awesome things […]

How And Why Paytronix Used Pentaho and Cloudera

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The video at this link and embedded below features Paytronix President Andrew Robbins in a discussion of big data.  You might not have heard of Paytronix, but odds are very high that they have touched your life at one time or another. Paytronix helps restaurants built brand loyalty through industry-leading reward programs, email clubs, promotional engines, […]

Big Data Integration Workshop on Dec 2 in Vienna, VA

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This workshop is for real developers only. It will sell out soon. Please check it out now and if you need to be there register immediately. If you know someone else who should be there tell them to do the same. From: http://ctolink.us/1xdZZZ9 Big Data Integration Workshop Tue, Dec 2 — English — Vienna, VA  (22 […]