"These kids? They could care less about structured query language. This is a schema-and-read generation versus a schema-and-write generation."
Some analysts, such as Wikibon's Jeff Kelly, have questioned IBM's ability to coalesce its new properties into a long-term competitive portfolio based on its utility not its market size and domination. Could the questions now stop?
The number of mobile technology patents granted in the United States has soared 591 percent over the past decade, according to a recent study by mobile analyst Chetan Sharma.
Some people complain about the hype around big data, but at least it got people to take notice that there was such a thing as Global Water Day.
IBM edged out HP for top revenues in the high-performance computing (HPC) technical server market, according to the latest stats from research firm IDC.
Forbes highlighted recent work by neurologists at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles and IBM data scientists tackling a narrow, but critical aspect of brain injury with big data analytics: inter-cranial pressure.
Can one of the union's most economically-troubled state governments fix its problems with big data?
Small businesses have been understandably hesitant to join in the latest advances in IT, but they have shown they can make progress using some of the new tools. And they can take advantage of cloud and big data by taking big-time IT in little sips.
What is bigger or can generate more data than the universe? When we think about an ultimate application of big data, the Square Kilometre Array, an international effort to build the world's largest and most sensitive radio telescope, just might be it--for astronomers and cosmologists anyway.
Last week, IBM shook up the private cloud world by announcing that all of its cloud services and software will be based on the Rackspace-backed OpenStack open source cloud architecture.