Stories by Thor Olavsrud

Apache Hadoop turns 10

On the 10-year-anniversary of the birth of the Apache Hadoop project, co-creator Doug Cutting reflects on Hadoop's beginnings and where its future.

Written by Thor Olavsrud30 Jan. 16 03:49

Marketing tech firm wins $56 million in VC funding

Even as investors get more selective about where they put their money in the hot but increasingly fragmented marketing technology industry, big data marketing applications specialist BloomReach has won their confidence.

Written by Thor Olavsrud30 Jan. 16 02:51

Pentaho add native Python integration

The integration brings the most popular coding language to Pentaho's data integration environment, allowing it to better support machine learning and analytical environments.

Written by Thor Olavsrud28 Jan. 16 02:44

Defending against insider security threats hangs on trust

If your security strategy only considers malicious insiders when addressing the insider threat, you may be miscalculating the risk. Accidental incidents are nearly impossible to guard against.

Written by Thor Olavsrud23 Jan. 16 03:30

What does the future hold for artificial intelligence?

Andrew Moore, dean of Carnegie Mellon University's School of Computer Science, shares with his thoughts on where artificial intelligence and cognitive computing research is heading.

Written by Thor Olavsrud22 Jan. 16 09:00

Tableau partners for BI on Hadoop

Startup AtScale will help Tableau accelerate BI on Hadoop with improvements to performance and enterprise-grade security without the need to move, transform or sample data.

Written by Thor Olavsrud12 Jan. 16 00:29

Top 10 security stories of 2015

In the wake of data breaches, cyber espionage and cybercrime, organizations in 2015 gave security a higher profile than ever before.

Written by Thor Olavsrud30 Dec. 15 16:09

Top 10 Internet of Things stories of 2015

In 2015, the Internet of Things (IoT) started changing in earnest the way we live, work and play. Here are the 10 most popular IoT stories of the year.

Written by Thor Olavsrud23 Dec. 15 18:31

5 information security trends that will dominate 2016

Cybercriminals are becoming more sophisticated and collaborative with every coming year. To combat the threat in 2016, information security professionals must understand these five trends.

Written by Thor Olavsrud21 Dec. 15 19:24

Ford draws on Pivotal to reshape developer culture

Ford engineers are traveling in teams to Pivotal Labs in Toronto to work with Pivotal engineers to learn agile pair programming. The Ford engineers are bringing those lessons back to Michigan to help transform Ford's IT culture.

Written by Thor Olavsrud16 Dec. 15 18:46

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