The week in cloud: Windows Azure, Google Cloud, Amazon Web Services have all seen their share of problems. But anyone who runs their own data center should see that coming.
On this week’s show, we talk with Atlas Venture partner Chris Lynch about big data disruption and recap the big cloud news of the week.
New funding from Atlas Venture and Matrix Ventures will help the NoSQL database vendor push its product globally.
Two legacy powers — SAP and Kendall Square (in the guise of hack/reduce) pulled out the stops Friday to woo big data entrepreneurs. SAP wants them to use HANA. Hack/reduce just wants them to stick around.
VC-backed Upstart aims to help smart college graduates fund the startups of their dreams in return for a slice of their future earnings. So what’s so wrong with that? Plenty, according to Daniel Abadi, chief scientist of Hadapt and associate professor at Yale.
Hack/reduce will launch its cool new work space near Cambridge’s Kendall Square on Thursday. The goal of the effort is to bring together the best big data people from private and public sectors and academia to train up the next generation of data scientists.
If you’re a big data hacker in the greater Boston area, hack/reduce wants you to join its effort to make the area a big data hub, according to Abbey Fichtner.
The greater Boston area may not be the hub of the big data universe that some recent research suggests, but it got a leg up this week with news that tech giant Hewlett-Packard is moving some of its big data operations to Cambridge.