M&A time: HPE buys SGI, mostly for the big data analytics appliances

I do expect more consolidation in this space. There aren’t many players doing what SGI (and the day job) does. The story is here. The interesting thing about this is, that this is in the high performance data analytics appliance space. As they write: The explosion of data — in volume and variety, across all … Read moreM&A time: HPE buys SGI, mostly for the big data analytics appliances

Raw Unapologetic Firepower: kdb+ from @Kx

While the day job builds (hyperconverged) appliances for big data analytics and storage, our partners build the tools that enable users to work easily with astounding quantities of data, and do so very rapidly, and without a great deal of code. I’ve always been amazed at the raw power in this tool. Think of a … Read moreRaw Unapologetic Firepower: kdb+ from @Kx