Big Data Provides More Than Just Security For Video Surveillance

How can you run your business better if you don’t actually know what’s going on? Traditional video surveillance is primarily a security application and very reactive – when something bad has happened, you spend hours reviewing the footage and then take action. With Big Data technologies, there is … READ MORE

Mona Patel November 29th, 2012

Converging Big Data and The Enterprise with EMC Isilon

Experimenting with and gaining insight from Big Data first and foremost requires collecting massive amounts of unstructured, file-based data.  However, without efficient storage, IT will expire these growing mounds of Big Data. Fortunately, Isilon OneFS is an intelligent operating system for scale-out NAS storage, designed to match data … READ MORE

Mona Patel November 16th, 2012

OpenChorus Project: The Dawn of The Data Science Movement

OpenChorus Project is the first real attempt to help companies succeed with Big Data. How? We all know that the barrier to success has been a lack of available data science talent and the tools needed to address Big Data analytic challenges. Open sourcing Greenplum Chorus is an … READ MORE

Mona Patel November 9th, 2012

20 Node Hadoop Cluster, With Hive, No Pig Please

We can all agree that Hadoop is a key component to a Big Data strategy, but without a simple and fast way to stand up a complex Hadoop system, IT cannot deliver the value promised by Big Data. The good news is that VMware has addressed the challenge … READ MORE

Mona Patel October 11th, 2012

The Human Face of Big Data: What’s Behind the Beauty?

The Human Face of Big Data provides a real story or ‘face’ to the abstract nature of data.  Big Data initially evolved as a technology buzzword focused on transforming IT for business advantage.  But now, we see Big Data also providing unprecedented value in areas such as Health … READ MORE

Mona Patel September 13th, 2012

Portfolio Approach to the Gold

Watching the Olympic games, I couldn’t help thinking about what it takes for a country to develop a team of athletes capable of winning gold medals in various arenas. When one athlete dominates a sport, that’s a sign of rare, world-class talent. But when multiple athletes from the … READ MORE

David Goulden August 27th, 2012

How Valuable is Facebook Data?

Facebook goes IPO this Friday. This milestone event has me thinking. With 900 million active users generating terabytes of data each day, how valuable is Facebook data? I do believe Facebook advertisers and application developer gain real value from Facebook data to in order to grow and stay … READ MORE

Mona Patel May 17th, 2012

5 Things About Big Data You Need to Know

Last month, I delivered a keynote at O’Reilly Strata Conference 2012 in Santa Clara, California where I addressed the top five questions about Big Data that I hear all the time. 1. What’s The Big Deal With Big Data? We are all aware that data is growing in … READ MORE

Luke Lonergan March 21st, 2012
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