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“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail,” Ralph Waldo Emerson famously advised. And, in the world of data management, companies are doing just …

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Databricks is no longer playing David and Goliath
December 19, 2017 – 2:45 am | Comments Off on Databricks is no longer playing David and Goliath
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Imitation being the sincerest form of flattery pretty well summarizes the challenges of running an open source software business. Over the past 4 – 5 years, Apache Spark has taken the big data analytics world …

Xen Project Hypervisor 4.10 Focuses On Security, Improved User Experience, And Future Proofing
December 19, 2017 – 2:42 am | Comments Off on Xen Project Hypervisor 4.10 Focuses On Security, Improved User Experience, And Future Proofing
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SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 18, 2017/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — TheXen Project, hosted at The Linux Foundation, today announced the release of Xen Project Hypervisor 4.10. The latest release continues to take a security-first approach with improved architecture and more …

CableLabs Opens Two OpenStack Projects
December 17, 2017 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on CableLabs Opens Two OpenStack Projects
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Tightening the cable industry’s ties to open source, CableLabs said it has booted up two projects linked to OpenStack, an operating system for the cloud. -SNAPS-Boot will prepare servers for OpenStack, enabling operators to install …

Virtual machine hypervisor doesn’t play a critical role in HCI choice
December 16, 2017 – 11:56 pm | Comments Off on Virtual machine hypervisor doesn’t play a critical role in HCI choice
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A hypervisor is an integral part of any hyper-converged infrastructure implementation, but the brand of virtual machine hypervisor that IT departments use in an HCI deployment is not important in the long run.

Simplifying ongoing IT …

Industry Experts Predict Progress in Integrating AI, Big Data in 2018
December 16, 2017 – 11:37 pm | Comments Off on Industry Experts Predict Progress in Integrating AI, Big Data in 2018
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Big changes are coming in the big data and analytics arena, and IT decision-makers should prepare for major advances in 2018. The most significant big data trend is the increased integration of artificial intelligence (AI) …

FINEOS Announces Three New Customers in the Cloud
December 16, 2017 – 11:21 pm | Comments Off on FINEOS Announces Three New Customers in the Cloud
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December 14, 2017 10:57 AM Eastern Standard Time

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–FINEOS Corporation, the market leading provider of core systems for Life, Accident and Health (LA&H) insurance, today announced three new customers who have acquired FINEOS as a …

VMware acquisitions in 2017 signal strategic growth plans
December 16, 2017 – 5:48 am | Comments Off on VMware acquisitions in 2017 signal strategic growth plans
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VMworld 2017 provided some insight into the company’s long-term strategy. Much to the chagrin of some vSphere administrators, VMware revealed plans to retire vCenter Server for Windows in favor of vCenter Server Appliance. Conference attendees …

Hadoop 3.0 Ships, But What Does the Roadmap Reveal?
December 16, 2017 – 5:32 am | Comments Off on Hadoop 3.0 Ships, But What Does the Roadmap Reveal?
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As promised, the Apache Software Foundation delivered Hadoop version 3.0 before the end of the year. Now the Hadoop community turns its attention to versions 3.1 and 3.2, which are slated to bring even more …