In his annual letter to shareholders, EMC’s Chairman and CEO defines the third platform of IT and explains how EMC is uniquely positioned to help enterprises transform both IT and their business through its unique federated business model.
By now you’ve heard about the new Pivotal HD 2.0, the first platform to fully integrate an enterprise in-memory SQL datastore with advanced analytical data services on top of Hadoop. At the link, Mona Patel interviews Pivotal’s Makarand Gokhale about the value of bringing OLTP to a traditional batch processing Hadoop.
Makarand describes Pivotal HD’s real-time data services for Hadoop, the significance of a platform providing OLAP and OLTP with HDFS as the common data substrate, a GemFire XD use case, the ideal candidates for the platform, and more.
Qualitative and “semi-quantitative” security risk assessments are all the rage but there are many ways that qualitative assessments are actually making things worse. Derek Brink defines qualitative and semi-qualitative assessments, identifies their strengths and manifold weaknesses, and points out how we can do better.
Pivotal HD 2.0 is here—the first platform to fully integrate an enterprise in-memory SQL datastore with advanced analytical data services on top of Hadoop in order to build out a comprehensive data science and Big Data toolset for the enterprise. The result? Realize the full potential of your valuable data even faster.
EMC’s Kyle Keller explains how with automated processes, increased flexibility, and enhanced value extraction, government IT can free up resources to pave the way for innovation. The key? EMC ViPR software-defined storage.
EMC commissioned a study with The 451Group to understand exactly where organizations are putting their Big Data for later disposition. The answer in so many words was, “wherever we have the room.” However, that’s going to be a problem when it’s time to do analytics to monetize the data, or when the business needs to move quickly with it for whatever reason.
What if there was a way to leave it where it is and still analyze it without building a discrete analytics silo with dedicated infrastructure? There is a way, exclusively from EMC. Learn more at the link.
Pivotal has made big news in the open source world recently, and now there’s more. Follow the link to learn about the new the Pivotal Open Source Hub—a meetup.com community site where Pivotal publishes a variety of talks and free events for the open source community.