The attack on Saudi facilities on Saturday caused the biggest oil supply disruption for more than 50 years. Here is what it could mean for consumers:
Archives for September 2019
Automation isn’t new to IT, but autonomous systems are, which is why IT leaders and professionals have to think about the value they’re delivering, again.
Saudi Arabia’s oil exports will continue as normal this week as the kingdom taps into stocks from its large storage facilities, an industry source briefed on the developments told Reuters on Sunday.
Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi group on Saturday attacked two plants at the Abqaiq plant, the heart of Saudi Arabia’s oil industry, in a strike that could impact about 5 million barrels per day of crude production – close to half of the kingdom’s output or 5% of global oil supply.
At the recent ApacheCon North America, Jagadish Venkatraman spoke about how LinkedIn developed Apache Samza 1.0 to handle stream processing at scale. He described LinkedIn’s use cases involving trillions of events and petabytes of data, then highlighted the features added for the 1.0 release, including: stateful processing, high-level APIs, and a flexible deployment model. By […]
Microsoft Corp President and Chief Legal Officer Brad Smith said on Friday that U.S. tech companies will change how they moderate online platforms in response to new laws from foreign governments, regardless of whether U.S. lawmakers take action.
At ApacheCon North America, Christopher Crosbie gave a keynote talk title “Yet Another Resource Negotiator for Big Data? How Google Cloud is enhancing data lake processing with Kubernetes.” He highlighted Google’s efforts to make Apache big-data software “cloud native” by developing open-source Kubernetes Operators to provide control planes for running Apache software in a Kubernetes […]
As the dust clears from HPE’s acquisition of MapR in the climax of the Hadoop story, Cloudera sets out the plan for an era of big data platforms in the cloud.
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British Airways said on Thursday it is cancelling some flights scheduled for Sept. 27 when its pilots are due to hold another strike.