Tag: Winter Training 2015

3 key ways Hadoop is evolving

Hot themes at the Strata+Hadoop World conference reflect the shift for the big data platform The Strata+Hadoop World 2015 conference in New York this week was subtitled “Make Data Work,” but given how Hadoop world’s has evolved over the past year (even over the past six months) another apt subtitle might have been “See Hadoop…
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How do enterprises really use Hadoop?

A panel session at Strata+Hadoop 2015 explores the ways enterprises are making the most of the big data platform It’s easy to think most of the big, urgent questions around Hadoop are technical: What’s so special about Spark vs. MapReduce? What are the data governance tools like? But judging from the turnout at a session…
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Microsoft Enables Transparent Encryption on Azure SQL Cloud Databases

The company’s Transparent Data Encryption option, borrowed from SQL Server, is now generally available as part of numerous upgrades to its cloud database platform. Microsoft’s cloud customers can now more easily encrypt their databases with this week’s release of the new Azure SQL Database Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) feature.TDE enables customers “to protect your data…
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IBM Adds VMware Support to Advance Hybrid Cloud

IBM advanced its hybrid cloud capabilities by announcing a new cloud offering with VMware that enables enterprises to extend their existing on-premises VMware infrastructure into the IBM Cloud through VMware NSX.IBM said the offering, which includes monthly billing and processor-based pricing, enables customers to easily move workloads and applications across IBM’s global network of cloud data centers without…
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Red Hat has become the leading vendor of OpenStack, but the company — and others — freely acknowledge serious issues related to complexity, scalability, and availability

OpenStack found its way into four of Red Hat’s top 30 deals last quarter, a quarter that saw the company pushing toward $2 billion in annual revenues — good for Red Hat, good for OpenStack. Despite that rosy news, however, Red Hat’s earnings call highlighted several areas where OpenStack continues to fall short. Learn to…
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