A new company has launched to support the popular Cassandra open-source database. In this Q&A with Riptano founder Matt Pfeil, we learn why Cassandra makes sense in the new way of Web architecture.
With stunning naivete, the New York Police Department asks twitterers to post pictures of themselves with police officers. Go on, guess what happened.
If Microsoft's outgoing chief executive had listened to Ray Ozzie, Microsoft's incoming CEO would have a much easier go of it.
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Interest in open-source tooling and infrastructure for big data keeps growing among developers and traditionally proprietary companies.
Data analysis is becoming mainstream thanks to the rise of Hadoop and other big data tools.
Amazon Web Services introduces new local SSD-backed servers in effort to lure developers to its cloud storage.
Cloudera and Quest software are partnering to provide connectivity between Oracle and Hadoop.