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Dremio 3.0 adds catalog, containers, enterprise features
October 30, 2018 – 11:08 pm | Comments Off on Dremio 3.0 adds catalog, containers, enterprise features
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Santa Clara, CA-based Dremio, which offers a data virtualization platform the company calls Data-as-a-Service, has today announced its 3.0 release. This comes only six months after its 2.0 release and 15 months since the company …

Latest Bot Targets Hadoop Clusters
October 29, 2018 – 11:11 pm | Comments Off on Latest Bot Targets Hadoop Clusters
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Hadoop clusters are under siege by a recently discovered malware threat designed to take over cloud-based servers as a platform for launching distributed denial-of-service attacks. The malware dubbed DemonBot was reported in a blog post last …

A look at hyper-convergence vs. traditional server deployments
October 29, 2018 – 11:01 pm | Comments Off on A look at hyper-convergence vs. traditional server deployments
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All but the smallest IT departments can achieve HCI-like simplicity with modern storage and servers. Hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) uses clustered local storage to eliminate storage area networks, but its true value comes from the way …

Making sense of IBM-Red Hat in the multi-cloud era
October 29, 2018 – 10:59 pm | Comments Off on Making sense of IBM-Red Hat in the multi-cloud era
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IBM’s $34 billion bid for Red Hat will have left customers of the two companies wondering what comes next. Big Blue wants Red Hat because it is “the world’s leading provider of open-source cloud solutions, …

Hadoop Big Data at Risk From DemonBot, Radware Warns
October 27, 2018 – 9:43 am | Comments Off on Hadoop Big Data at Risk From DemonBot, Radware Warns
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Hadoop administrators beware: There is a botnet that is actively looking for unsecured Hadoop systems. Security firm Radware first disclosed the DemonBot botnet in a report on Oct. 25, revealing that the botnet is taking …

New DDoS botnet goes after Hadoop enterprise servers
October 25, 2018 – 11:08 pm | Comments Off on New DDoS botnet goes after Hadoop enterprise servers
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For nearly a month, a new botnet has been slowly growing in the shadows, feasting on unsecured Apache Hadoop servers, and planting bots on vulnerable servers to be used for future DDoS attacks. First spotted …

IBM Cloud Solves Last Mile Challenges with Satellite
October 25, 2018 – 10:37 pm | Comments Off on IBM Cloud Solves Last Mile Challenges with Satellite
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The world is a colorful place, filled with different countries, cultures, cuisines, and languages. But in this day and age, there is something new that we all share in common. We are all united by …

Why Small Banks need Big Data
October 24, 2018 – 10:40 pm | Comments Off on Why Small Banks need Big Data
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In the world of banking, consumer demand drives success. To remain competitive, banks must offer products and services that consumers want and find useful. Large banks have the capability to do this because of the …