Topic "Big Data"

Big Data Driving Data Integration at the NIH

The National Institutes of Health announced new grants to develop big data technologies and strategies. “The NIH multi-institute awards constitute an initial investment of nearly $32 million in fiscal year 2014 by NIH’s Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) initiative and will support development of new software, tools and training to improve access to these data... more

Hadoop, Enterprise Data Hubs, and You

This post was written by guest author Dale Kim, Director of Industry Solutions at MapR Technologies, a valued Informatica partner that provides a distribution for Apache Hadoop that ensures production success for its customers. Apache Hadoop is growing in popularity as the foundation for an enterprise data hub. An Enterprise Data Hub (EDH) extends and... more

Top 5 Big Data Challenges

In the recent past, we were constrained by many limitations around data. Now, we are only limited by our imagination. By using more data and more types of data, we can fundamentally transform our organizations, and our world. These transformations bring great opportunity, but also come with challenges. To that end, here is my take... more

The Power and Security of Exponential Data

I recently heard a couple different analogies for data. The first is that data is the “new oil.” Data is a valuable resource that powers global business. Consequently, it is targeted for theft by hackers. The thinking is this: People are not after your servers, they’re after your data. The other comparison is that data... more