Author Archives: Irfan Khan
With memory prices dropping relentlessly and server RAM capacity expanding steadily, performance is no longer a major hurdle for enterprises seeking insight from massive data stores.read more
Campaigns awash in big data beware: 64% of potential voters say individualized political ads will decrease their chances of voting for the candidate who targets them.
Crowdsourcing with big data could potentially be the best medical breakthrough of the 21st century
Most great data will already exist in a business. It just has to be found. But every now and then it must be made from scratch.read more
25% of respondents to a Gartner survey have invested in big data projects. Another 31% plan to do so in the next 2 years. read more
Vendors beware! 49% of those surveyed report plans to evaluate new data management solutions within the next 2 years because of shortcomings with current systems.read more
If you're a CIO looking for competitive advantage by applying cutting edge technology to your business from a startup, take steps to protect your business.
The bluefin tuna is not on the U.S.'s endangered species list, but it is widely thought to be massively overfished. Big data is coming to the rescue.read more
What would you pay to save 20 milliseconds? Two trans-oceanic projects are betting you'll pay enough to cover the cost of sinking new fiber optic cable, estimated to be between $600 million and $1.5 billion apiece.read more
Servers in data centers generate an enormous trove of largely untapped log file data. Are you asking your dark data the right questions?read more