Come join us at OSCON to see some of the world’s best and brightest in open source. Visit us at booth #306 or come see talks by Pivotal on Microservices, Spring Cloud, Graph Analysis, In-Memory Databases, Internet of Things (IoT), Spring XD, Docker, Cloud Foundry, Lattice, Apache Giraph, and Spark GraphX.
In this episode, Andrew Clay Shafer talks with Matt Curry of Allstate. They discuss culture and change—how the insurance company has been navigating the waters of going cloud platforms and why they started in the first place. It’s a great profile of one company’s journey to become a software defined business. They also discuss how Pivotal Cloud Foundry has been helping at the structured cloud platform at the center of this enterprise transformation.
Believing in a future where pager duty is no longer necessary, Joel Rolfe joins the Pivotal solution engineering team after working to build his own version of a PaaS. With a background in software development, architecture, and scaling software applications, Joel explains how his experiences have led to Pivotal solutions and how he helps companies solve problems with Pivotal software.
Recently, Pivotal’s Michael Cucchi participated in an interview with two of the hosts of theCUBE, SiliconANGLE’s video channel. This post provides a high-level summary of the interview, provides a link to the video, and elaborates on some of Cucchi’s key points.
In this post, we share a recent research on the business outcomes of big data efforts. First, key statistics put out by Accenture, GE, and IBM are highlighted along with supportive information on the cost factors for technologies like Apache Hadoop compared to legacy systems. The post then summarizes and provides reference information for 20 examples of where big data is providing results for companies, and all of the companies discussed these results in the past year.
Training on big data, in-memory, data science tools have never been more popular. With over 25 years of development and training in his background, Pivotal’s Mark Secrist, the first U.S. based trainer for the Spring Framework at VMware, gives us a question and answer session about Pivotal training (including the free training). He explains why he is passionate about training, where Spring overlaps with Pivotal Big Data Suite, and the differences between open and closed source product training. He also explains that we are hiring in his department.
Come find us at Cloud Foundry Summit! Starting Monday, May 11th, 1,500 people will meet up at the Santa Clara Convention Center to learn, share, and participate in over 90 sessions about Cloud Foundry. 10 Pivotal customers as well as 10 Pivotal employees will share their insights on a range of topics—cloud-native application architecture, IT transformation, DevOps, continuous delivery, private and hybrid clouds, mobile, IoT, containers, and much more. Read further for a list of all of the Pivotal customer and employee sessions.
The Internet of Humans (IoH) is an epicenter of innovation—this article captures top statistics, shares the growth in health-related sensors and mobile apps, and lists 20 of the most innovative companies in the space. Many of these statistics, trends, and example companies show how sensors, applications, big data, and data science are all creating never-before-seen capabilities in consumer health and fitness as well as healthcare and bioinformatics.
Connected things are growing 5x in the next 5 years, and the connected car provides a functional and architectural pattern for all Internet of Things systems. This week at Mobile World Congress, Pivotal will give an under-the-hood demonstration of the sensors, mobile apps, big data, and data science behind a connected car dashboard, and this article explains the entire platform, each component, and how it can be applied to other industries.
Today, we are announcing Informatica’s addition to the data lake ecosystem, spawned by Pivotal and Capgemini. This post provides a background on the motivations and hurdles for building the data lake and using it to help meet business goals. The article goes on to explain the benefits and what Informatica is bringing to the table alongside Capgemini and Pivotal’s new announcements about open sourcing the Pivotal Big Data Suite, the Open Data Platform, and new application services.