While listening to this excellent podcast " Talking Big Data " which is a conversation between Data Expert Jean-Marc Blaise and Big Data Expert Leon Katsnelson , I learned about another technology preview that I wish to share with you. Leon called the IBM Big SQL Technology
“easier than hadoop”. We want to know if you think Leon’s statement is
accurate. To do so, download the software, give it a try, and give us
your feedback. Here are the details. What is Big SQL? IBM
Big SQL is new and exciting technology that extends the... [More]
I’d like to introduce you to BLU.... or to be more exact, DB2 with BLU Accelerator. This is an incredible piece of technology that was created by technical geniuses from IBM.
DB2 10.5 with BLU Acceleration uses a revolutionary combination of columnar data store, memory optimization and hardware exploitation to deliver a quantum leap in performance for analytical workloads without the cost or limitations of in-memory-only systems. BLU Acceleration allows organizations to gain the agility they need to satisfy their... [More]
We’ve been talking about this release for the past few months and the time is now here where the product is available to be purchased. You can begin realizing the amazing benefits of this technology at once.
Rather than tell you what DB2 BLU is, I’m going to tell you what others are saying about it.
DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows Product website :
Here you’ll find the official announcement information about the product and IBM... [More]
In-Memory for Big Data Management Tweetchat March 27 at 12:00 noon ET Panelists
James Kobielus, analysts from Wikibon and SiliconANGLE, and IBM
Champions Alex Philp, Cristian Molaro, Craig Mullins, Cuneyt Goksu and
others will be tweeting about this topic. Join us to listen or contribute! You don't need to be on twitter to "listen", but you do to contribute to the conversation. Here's what you do: Go to tweetchat.com Sign in with your twitter handle Search on #bigdatamgmt A new window will open that makes it easy for you to... [More]
Our next tweetchat is scheduled for Wednesday, March 13 at noon ET. Here are the details: IBM Tweetchat – Mobile Data: Taking Your Big Data On the Road - March 13. Use the hashtag: #bigdatamgmt .
You don’t have to be on twitter to “listen” to the conversation.
Simple Google the hashtag. If you are on twitter, here is a tip from
organizer Wikibon: As for the Twitter client, the easiest things to use
is tweetchat.com. Just log on using your twitter handle, enter the
hashtag #bigdatamgmt and it will set up a easy-to-use... [More]
IBM Innovate 2013 is a Technical Summit that provides insights that you need to stay ahead..... and it takes place June 2 - 6 in Orlando Florida.
This Summit offers over 450 outcome-driven sessions, including quite a few that are focused on the ever popular Big Data area. If you are attending the conference, you should consider attending these Big Data sessions:
BD-1962 : Agility in a Relational Database World - Dynamic Schema with JSON and DB2
The I n-Memory for Big Data Management Tweetchat was another huge success! Here are the recaps: Recap of Tweetchat: "In-Memory for Big Data Management " - Part 1 Recap of Tweetchat: "In-Memory for Big Data Management " - Part 2 Recap of Tweetchat: "In-Memory for Big Data Management " - Part 3 Recap from James Kobielus Recap from scribd courtesy of MikeMartin Thanks to all who participated in the tweetchat, including: BigDataAlex , Natasha_D_G , BTRG_MikeMartin , jeffreyfkelly , jameskobielus , InfoMgmtExec ,... [More]
Another great tweetchat on the hashtag #bigdatamgmt ! Here are the results: 625 tweets, 157 users, 153,849 reach, 1,849,624 impressions And.. we expect traffic for the rest of the day, so these stats may increase! Once
again, we had an active group of experts leading the discussion and
were very pleased at the responses from other attendees. Here is a
summary of the discussion: Q1 Which enterprise initiatives require mobile access to bigdata? craigmullins A1: Marketing and sales initiatives are ripe areas for mobile bigdata support... [More]
must admit that “March Madness” is a new term for me. I had to ask a
colleague to explain it to me. Apparently it is the annual frenzied US
college basketball playoffs. I’m in Canada and not much of a sports
fan, so you can forgive my ignorance! We've
had so many conversations about which big data considerations are the
most pressing, so we decided to create our own "tournament" called
“IBM’s Smart Sixteen” to find out which considerations are most
important to you - and your peers. Check out our bracket and... [More]
Join us tomorrow at noon (eastern) for another Tweetchat. The topic: Enterprise Challenges of Incorporating Hadoop will surely be an exciting one. Panelists: Jeff
Kelly - Technology Market Analyst for Wikibon and contributor to
Silicon Angle; James Kobielus - IBM Big Data Evangelist and ex-Forrester
Analyst; Nancy Kopp - PureData Product Marketing Join us to listen or contribute! You don't need to be on twitter to "listen", but you do to contribute to the conversation. Here's what you do: Go to tweetchat.com Sign in with your... [More]
We had another great tweetchat this week. The topic was Storing Big Data .
Once again we had many contributors to the conversation. You can follow the conversation with the storify summary created by Crysta Anderson: Storify of Storing Big Data Tweetchat
Once again I mined the tweets to come up with a list of suggested reading materials to complement this topic. And a great list it is! Thanks to all who recommended these articles.
Big Data... [More]
database expert is in a critical position to become a hero in this big
data era. Why? Because you know data.. you know your database. Now you
need to know how to expand your knowledge to find the secrets lying
dormant in your awesome data. To
help you, I'm posting this podcast which is a conversation between
database expert & IBM champion Jean-Marc Blaise and Big Data expert
Leon Katsnelson. Perhaps you have the same question? Listen & find
out! " Talking Big Data" podcast Beyond this podcast, we have many... [More]
Yesterday I posted a recap of the first 4 questions from the TweetChat that took place yesterday at Big Datamgmt focused on governance to avoid a data landfill: " Getting Control of Data in Big Data Era ". My blog wouldn't take all of the data that I collected, so here are questions 5-8. Q5 Once you decide what data to keep, how do you make sure it goes to the right systems and people? jeffreyfkelly From a developer perspective, Big Data app dev tools need to improve, make it easier to deliver insight to business users.... [More]
Another great tweetchat on the hashtag #bigdatamgmt ! The topic for this one was In-Memory for Big Data Management Once
again, we had an active group of experts leading the discussion and
were very pleased at the responses from other attendees. Thanks to all
who contributed their time and expertise! Here is a summary of the
discussion: Question 1: What is in-memory tech? How does it enable real-time speed-of-thought analytics? BigDataAlex A1: In-Memory Computing (IMC) utilizes RAM-DRAM for extremely fast I/O, moving us away from... [More]
What are you sacrificing for the promise of big data? Many
of today's companies are making trade-offs in areas of security and
governance to leverage the promise of big data. Can you have both? There
have been several responses to this question. First off, I’d like to
point you to the tweetchat that took place on Wednesday, February 27.
Several experts, including Jeff Kelly of Wikibon discussed the topic:
Garbage In/Garbage Out and data governance’s role in the big data era.
This was a very exciting event and all who... [More]