St. Dominic Hospital, an acute care facility in Jackson, Mississippi, consolidated approximately 500 million patient records and medical images into a new storage infrastructure from EMC, replacing a NetApp implementation.
Current techniques, such as Security Information Event Management, rely on log data but emerging threats don't manifest themselves in log data until after a threat is well on its way, Stamp said. This makes it necessary to look deeper into more data sets for the tell-tale characteristics of an attack.
IBM calls it forging new routes to big data, The New York Times called it a slimming down of IBM's big data portfolio.
After thumbing its nose at Oracle recently by building its own in-memory database for big data called HANA, SAP expanded its long-time partnership with IBM, in which IBM announced the launch of new new global cloud and big data services as part of the IBM SmartCloud Enterprise.
The increasing virtualization of enterprise networks is predicted to fuel a 14 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR) in the global data center Ethernet switch market through 2016, according to a new report from TechNavio.
Gains in its cloud computing business helped IBM beat Wall Street expectations for its fourth quarter earnings released late Tuesday, according to a report by the AP.
Sweden's King.com is a social gaming site--one of the biggest in the world they claim--with more than 60 million registered users. It's partnership with Facebook has driven its requirements for data management to the point that it needed to redraw its data architecture, or the world might never find closure with the Bubble Witch Saga.
One of the biggest challenges health care organizations have is developing statistically relevant analytical bases from such a broad source of data, much of which is governed by different rules, regulations and access levels.
IBM recently released a survey that highlights a number of interesting stats and trends about how consumers are coping with the data onslaught.
Anyone looking for concrete examples illustrating the benefits of big data and the difference between big data and other forms of analysis and diagnosis should consider the examples of personal heartbreak and professional determination of Carolyn McGregor and Annamarie Saarinen, as well as the IBM technologists they worked with to begin improving the analysis and best practices in natal intensive care units across the country.