Category Archives: BLOG

The All Pervasive Cloud

Joe McKendrick – an individual contributor for the Tech Blog of Forbes magazine writing in his latest blog quotes Cisco estimates to tell how cloud computing is becoming all pervasive technology in the coming years. He deploys significant figures from the Cisco estimates estimate to establish this, like with cloud traffic increasing 3.9 zettabytes ( […]

The Public Cloud – A Two Horse Race

Amazon Web Services – AWS, the public cloud pioneer with its first mover advantage is safely perched on top of the heap with 31% of the market share (this is for Q4 of 2015 for which numbers are publicly available). But going by the way Microsoft with its Azure is notching up numbers, the race between AWS and […]

MILK – A New Language for Memory Management

It was always known that memory management was a challenge in the traditional systems where a few data points are in the play slowing down the process; this challenge becomes insurmountable when one deals with Big Data. MIT has recently announced a new programming language – MILK, which increases the speed of the common algorithms by 4x. This […]

10 years of Amazon Web Services, lessons learnt so far.

Writing on the occasion of Amazon web services completing 10 years this March, Werner Vogels, CTO of, shared few important lessons Amazon learnt on its way to build a secure, scalable and reliable services. Amazon Web Services, a cloud services platform which today is the foundation of IT infrastructure of majority of business, be it a startup, […]

Microsoft Azure releases new competencies for Container Technology

At the recently concluded Docker 16 event at Seattle WA, Microsoft, which in the last couple of years has been working closely with container technology leaders like Docker and Mesosphere, demonstrated new capabilities to enhance the running and managing of containers in cloud. Mark Russinovich – CTO, Microsoft Azure in a blog published shortly after demonstrating these […]

Tibco Spotfire 7, what’s new?

TIBCO Spotfire® is data analytics software designed for data exploration. It enables discovery and depiction of critical insights in data that drive real value. Spotfire has been named as Visionaries in 2015 Gartner Magic Quadrant for BI and Analytics platforms. Tibco Spotfire has a user base in verticals like Energy, Financial Services, Manufacturing, Telecom and […]

An interesting Big Data Survey.

The Evans Data Corporation recently released Big Data & Advanced Analytics Survey 2015v2, some excerpts of the report was carried in this article by Louis Columbus that appeared in Forbes, titled “2015 Big Data Market Update“. I’ve tried to highlight some of the findings here, Industries that are in the forefront of creating BigData apps […]

Contextual Analysis – new dimension to BI

More and more companies have started using Business Intelligence tools to answer the question “Why” things happen the way they happen, while earlier the traditional use of a BI tool was to inform what happened, is happening or will happen in the future. If BI tools can be used to answer the “Why” question it […]

Big Data in Banking and Finance

The movement from in-person to on-line banking and the regulatory requirement to maintain historical data has lead to huge and diverse volume of data being collected by Banks and financial institutions. In simple terms, data collected by banks is estimated to grow by 76% in 12-18 months. Though challenging, this exponential growth in volume, variety […]