Greylock Leads $12 Million Round for Big-Data Startup Trifacta

If Big Data is going to be really big, it also has to be useful.
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Big Data App Engine Continuuity Names WebLogic Founder as Director

Big Data is hard. Building big-data apps in Java? That’s easy.
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How to Escape the Dark Valley of Your Hadoop Journey

If the project mantra is “stand up, rinse and repeat,” it’s the “repeat” part that proves challenging.
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How the NSA Could Get So Smart So Fast

Five years ago it would have been unimaginable for a government agency such as the National Security Agency to efficiently parse millions of phone, text and online conversations for keywords that could have warned of an impending terrorist attack. Today, a set of new technologies make it relatively affordable and manageable for it do so.

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Analytics Is Not a Strategy

The key is not to blindly apply the strategies that have been made famous through popular books and movies.
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Seven Questions for Workday CEO and Greylock Partner Aneel Bhusri

Catching up with one of Silicon Valley’s busiest people.
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Elissa Murphy, One of Yahoo’s High-Profile Tech Execs, Heads to Go Daddy as CTO (Memo Time!)

It’s the second talent raid by former Yahoo product head Blake Irving, who is now CEO at the domain giant.
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MapR Lands $30 Million Series C Led by Mayfield Fund

That brings the Hadoop vendor’s total funding raised to $59 million.
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Has Big Data Reached Its Moment of Disillusionment?

Big Data is hard.
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