Analysis

Research: Skilling up for big data

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In the second of two features revealing the results of Computing research into big data adoption, John Leonard looks at where the skills gaps lie
16 Apr 2014

Managing big data privacy and ethics

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Experts discuss big data ethics at Computing's recent Big Data Summit 2014
15 Apr 2014

What next in the battle for Hadoop supremacy?

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Sooraj Shah asks how Intel’s $740m investment in Cloudera has altered the dynamics in the Hadoop data platform market
14 Apr 2014

Are enterprises using the right tools to harness big data?

Are the latest big data technologies going to replace or work alongside traditional tools, asks Sooraj Shah
11 Apr 2014

What makes the perfect data scientist?

Demand for data scientists is ballooning, but what attributes should enterprises be looking for in candidates?
09 Apr 2014

Build gives Windows developers reasons to be cheerful

The developer conference brought us open-sourced languages, Windows going free, and apps to span all Microsoft platforms. Has the software giant finally got its mojo back, asks Peter Gothard
08 Apr 2014

Big Data Summit 2014: Delegates' view

Delegates at Computing's recent Big Data Summit 2014 discuss their issues with the technology trend
08 Apr 2014

Can big data and privacy coexist?

In their eagerness to harness big data for commercial gain, are enterprises showing a blatant disregard for the privacy of their customers?
08 Apr 2014

ING Bank selects HortonWorks ahead of Cloudera in a bid to exploit big data

Dutch bank wants to cut costs and improve services by replacing ageing data warehouse with a Hadoop data platform
04 Apr 2014

Big Data Summit 2014: Real world approaches to managing big data

In this panel sessions from Computing's recent Big Data Summit, a panel of CIOs discuss their approach to tackling their big data challenges
04 Apr 2014

Big Data Summit 2014 - Keeping your data lake pure and secure

Intel's Richard Pilling explains how to ensure your structured and unstructured data is of high quality, and stored safely
03 Apr 2014

Big Data Summit 2014 - Latest Developments

Missed Computing's Big Data Summit 2014? This video brings you up to speed on the latest developments in the industry, and the thoughts of the firms offering the leading-edge solutions to help you fully exploit both structured and unstructured data
03 Apr 2014

Big data 2014: what a difference a year makes

In the first of two features revealing the results of Computing research into big data adoption, John Leonard reports on the lessons IT leaders are learning as projects move from the theoretical to the practical
02 Apr 2014

Big data: the view from the sharp end

Stuart Sumner analyses the responses to Computing’s Big Data Summit 2014 polls
01 Apr 2014

Tackling the challenge of attracting cyber security talent to the public sector

Danny Palmer examines what the public sector can do to attract top cyber security talent when competing against the higher salaries offered by private firms
28 Mar 2014

IBM buying Cloudant? "History says they won't make it work" says MarkLogic's Gary Bloom

NoSQL turf war in full swing as MarkLogic lobs grenades at Cloudant, Cloudera and MongoDB
28 Mar 2014

Big Data Summit 2014: Keynote - what makes a company a big data pioneer?

What distinguishes operational users from onlookers? Computing research reveals all
27 Mar 2014

Is a 'UK financial services cloud' a real possibility?

What’s standing in the way of the banking industry coming together to create a UK financial services cloud?
24 Mar 2014

IT Leaders' Forum: the risks and rewards of cloud

For many organisations, the thought of shifting monolithic application architecture to the cloud is daunting. For others, though, it is the solution to entrenched problems
21 Mar 2014

How UEFA changed the rules on cloud

UEFA is more than just a rule-maker and fixture computer. It transmits games across Europe and manages key footballing and event databases, which it has moved towards the cloud. Graeme Burton reports
20 Mar 2014

Is Microsoft finally breaking down its barriers of bureaucracy?

Microsoft's approach to iOS, Android and the overlaps between its own products, suggests that the firm may have finally changed tack
14 Mar 2014

RBS picks Microsoft SQL Server 2012 PDW solution in a bid to increase efficiency

RBS can now understand its customers better, claims chief analytics officer Alan Grogan
13 Mar 2014

Is Microsoft just testing the waters with Social Listening?

Sooraj Shah questions whether end-users are likely to find that Microsoft’s social tool adds any real value
12 Mar 2014

IT Leaders' Forum: Security in the age of insecurity

How can organisations avoid falling dangerously behind in the cyber security arms race?
11 Mar 2014