Posts Tagged ‘ analytics ’

Richard McDougall

VMware acquires Cetas Software for Cloud and Big Data Analytics

April 24, 2012
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VMware acquires Cetas Software for Cloud and Big Data Analytics

At the beginning of the year, I posted that we are in the midst of a data renaissance   — where a rapid proliferation of new uses of data is driving new technologies to manage data. The traditional relational database had once been the main vehicle for serving the needs of online applications with optimized variants used to store longer-term data for business intelligence and analytics. No longer however, does one size fit all when it comes to data and database technologies. The unprecedented volume of information being collected and analyzed is driving new Big Data technologies. Extreme performance requirements and changing hardware architectures necessitate new Fast Data solutions, like in-memory databases. Applications that interact with data in a variety...

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joshsimons

Our Joint VMware / AMAX HPC Collaboration

April 27, 2011
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Our Joint VMware / AMAX HPC Collaboration

I am excited we have now started our joint HPC exploration with our partner, AMAX . Based on an initial meeting on the show floor at VMworld in San Francisco last year, we decided to work together to examine several aspects of virtualized HPC of mutual interest. Areas where we see converging requirements between HPC and Enterprise customers are of particular interest to VMware as an Enterprise software company looking at broader markets and to AMAX as a dynamic computing solutions provider to HPC and Enterprise , and now Cloud customers. We are starting with Hadoop since scale-out data analytics is rapidly becoming an important workload in the Enterprise while Data Intensive Computing is simultaneously rising...

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