In the beginning (circa 1965) were applications. Then there were online applications (circa 1975). Then data was shared between applications through extract programs. And the large corporate organization woke up one day with too much data on its hands.
Like all lifelong students of technology, I’m always looking for the break in the pattern, the needle that pops conventional wisdom, the surprise that opens new ways of thinking about the future.
Remember Richard Fuld?
Next month Fuld, a lightning rod for Wall Street criticism, will give his first major public speech since Lehman Brothers collapsed on his watch as CEO in September 2008. As we all remember, that event contributed to a surprise implosion in global markets, jobs and our 401K plans.
The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is made up of billions of devices that are collecting and transmitting data to support one of the fastest-growing areas in global business – Big Data. In fact, a recent IDC forecast shows that the Big Data technology and services market will grow to $41.5 billion through 2018 or about six times the growth rate of the overall information technology market.
Join the experts from Attunity, Hortonworks, and RCG Services to learn how the newest addition to Attunity’s growing product portfolio – Attunity Visibility - at two webinars. You can register for one or both!
I’ve just returned from a short road trip to visit some of our European clients and I find myself reflecting on many of the IT-related business discussions I had. From banking to retail, they all had the same challenge - how can we make IT more effective?
We are happy to share the news that Attunity Replicate for Hadoop is now certified for MapR. We demonstrated our solution live at Strata Conference + Hadoop World show this past February in San Jose, CA.
Do you, like many of us, remember The Jetsons? It was a popular cartoon produced in the US in the 60s and syndicated in the ‘70s and ‘80s - Hanna-Barbera's Space Age counterpart to The Flintstones. One of the first shows produced in color on ABC, the animated program was based on a family living in a futuristic world comprised of robotic contraptions and otherwise smart devices. It was presumed that the show was set in the 2000s.