Ryan Landey

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How Big Data Will Change Everything About Managing Employees

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It is no secret that today’s employees are being driven to distraction by technology. With the beckoning <i>ding</i> of a new tweet, email or instant message, we may be prone to abandoning a particular task—but obvious forms of distraction are …

Google shows off Mesa, a super-fast data warehouse that runs across data centers

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Google<p>Google is taking the wraps off yet another impressive feat of database engineering, a data warehousing system …

This Guy Left Google To Put The Power Of Big Data Into Small Classrooms

Prasad Ram (aka Pram) is founder, creator, and CEO of Gooru, “an open and collaborative online community where the best free materials for learning can be found, created, remixed and shared.” Gooru harnesses the power of data to enable personalized learning.<p>Pram used to be a big research scientist: …

VoltDB Puts The Boot Into Amazon Web Services, Claims IBM Is Five Times Faster

In the to and fro discussion about which cloud vendor has the biggest market share and the biggest market growth, we often lose sight of the important stuff – the benefits that end user organizations can get from utilizing cloud. Most conversations focus on cost savings, rather than …

If You Think Big Data’s Big Now, Just Wait

We’ve been hearing a great deal about the power of Big Data over the last couple of years. The hype says that as we gather more data, we will be able to get better answers to business problems, but the data levels we have seen so far could pale in comparison to what happens when we start adding …

One By One, California Agents Track Down Illegally Owned Guns

In California, officials are ramping up a unique program that identifies and seizes guns from people who are prohibited from keeping them. Under state law, a legally registered gun owner loses the right to own a firearm when he or she is convicted of a crime or becomes mentally ill.<p>Last year, state …