Meet the newest member of SAP’s Hana family: a data warehouse

SAP has already placed big bets on Hana, and now it’s adding more with a new data warehouse tailored specifically for the in-memory computing platform. Launched on Wednesday, SAP BW/4Hana promises to minimize data movement and duplication by enabling data to be analyzed wherever it resides, whether within or outside the enterprise. It can also… Continue reading Meet the newest member of SAP’s Hana family: a data warehouse

Say hello to old friend Dell Technologies on Sept. 7

Dell will complete its acquisition of EMC on Sept. 7, ending nearly a year of approvals and decades of history for the two companies that will combine to become Dell Technologies. The mammoth deal was announced last October with an estimated value of $67 billion. The companies recently crossed their last regulatory hurdle when China’s… Continue reading Say hello to old friend Dell Technologies on Sept. 7

Get started in data science: 5 steps you can take online for free

Making a career change is never easy, but few things are more motivating than the prospect of a good salary and a dearth of competition. That’s a fair summary of the data science world today, as at least one well-publicized study has made clear, so why not investigate a little further? There’s been a flurry… Continue reading Get started in data science: 5 steps you can take online for free

Beyond the console: 3 supplements for Office 365 admins

Office 365 provides the standard Office 365 Admins Center where you can perform most tasks. But you may require something different, such as a mobile, command-line, or third-party tool. There is value in versatility. In some cases a mobile app is better for on-the-go IT admins. At other times, you need to get into the… Continue reading Beyond the console: 3 supplements for Office 365 admins

VMware Cloud Foundation: A closer look

At the VMworld conference, Network World’s Brandon Butler chats with VMware VP and GM John Gilmartin about its newly announced Cloud Foundation offering. The integrated system can help build private clouds made up of the company’s virtualized compute, network and storage products packaged together with new management software. from InfoWorld Cloud Computing http://ift.tt/2bys0e0 via IFTTT

Devops and cloud: Great together, great apart

Devops strongly benefits many enterprises by encouraging more continuous development and deployment by bringing some operations capabilities to in-house programmers. The business case for continuous everything is easy to make, although these benefits vary from organization to organization. It’s easy to attribute the rise of devops directly to the rise of cloud computing. After all,… Continue reading Devops and cloud: Great together, great apart