Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Diablo Memory Channel Flash Technology - Big Data for Less

In this podcast, Kevin Wagner from Diablo Technologies describes the company's new Memory Channel Flash Solution. Flash SSDs boost system performance, and flash over PCIe is even faster, but the best performance will come from flash on the memory channel," said Jim Handy, Director at Objective Analysis. "Diablo is on the right path by providing a way to plug flash right into the DDR memory buses on today's servers.”

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

How HPCC Systems Fights Fraud with Big Data

In this podcast, Dr. Flavio Villanustre from LexisNexis discusses the company's Risk Solutions for Big Data.
HPCC Systems from LexisNexis Risk Solutions works with clients in various industries to manage different types of risk by helping them derive insight from massive data sets. To do this, we have developed our High Performance Computing Cluster (HPCC) technology, making it possible to process and analyze complex, massive data sets in a matter of seconds."
As Villanustre describes, HPCC Systems are being used to detect fraud. One LexisNexis customer at the Office of the Medicaid Inspector General used the technology to investigate suspected fraud among a group of state Medicaid recipients, all of whom were living in the same high-end condominium complex. Download the case study (PDF).

Thursday, July 18, 2013

How General Catalyst Partners Sparks Big Data Innovation

In this podcast, Deepak Jeevan Kumar from VC firm General Catalyst Partners describes his efforts to help entrepreneurs with disruptive ideas in big data, cloud computing, data center infrastructure, cyber-security, and clean energy.
Deepak Jeevan Kumar has been with General Catalyst since 2010, first in Boston and later in the firm’s Palo Alto office. He specializes in incubating and launching big data and cloud computing startups. Deepak has been closely involved in General Catalyst’s investments in AltiScale, DataGravity, ParElastic, Push Computing, Sunglass.io and Virtual Instruments. Prior to joining GC, Deepak led Sun Microsystems’ high performance computing work in the Asia-Pacific region. He has the distinction of being a key architect of a few top 10 supercomputers in the world. He was had a short stint at the Yale Investments office. Deepak is a graduate of the National University of Singapore, earning a B.Eng. in Computer Engineering; the Singapore-MIT Alliance, earning a S.M. in Computer Science; and the Yale School of Management, earning an M.B.A.
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Tableau Online Brings Rapid-fire Business Intelligence to the Cloud

In this podcast, Ellie Fields from Tableau Software demonstrates the company's new cloud-based offering called Tableau Online. As a SaaS or hosted version of Tableau Server Tableau Online brings the power of rapid-fire business intelligence to the cloud, making analytics easier than ever. People can share, author and edit dashboards and reports with their company, customers and partners in just minutes.
Tableau Online will allow people to get their analytics up and running in minutes and add users in a few clicks,” said Chris Stolte, Chief Development Officer and co-founder of Tableau Software. “It’s completely scalable and secure and requires no infrastructure. It’s the fastest way to get everyone in your company using powerful analytics to make better decisions today.”
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Monday, July 1, 2013

Implications of Salesforce Acquiring ExactTarget for Sales Professionals

In this slidecast, John McGee from Optifinow presents on the Implications of Salesforce Acquiring ExactTarget for Sales Professionals.
While the acquisition of ExactTarget by Salesforce will enhance the marketing campaign features of Salesforce, the reality is there are still gaps in the sales automation side of the equation,” said OptifiNow CEO John McGee. “Companies using Salesforce for CRM and ExactTarget for digital marketing can easily integrate OptifiNow into the tools they are currently using to provide their sales teams with more robust, effective and useful sales automation features.”
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