Claimed to be the first enterprise-grade Big Data analytics platform targeting department-specific deployments, the new product is part of the exploding movement to simplify the traditionally complicated Hadoop ecosystem.
Facing a lack of skilled data scientists, developers and others with advanced statistical and analytics capabilities, Lavastorm Analytics is the latest firm trying to "democratize" Big Data analytics.
A technology preview of the Tachyon in-memory distributed storage system has been added as an option for the Big Data cloud offered by BlueData Software Inc.
The growing traction of the Apache Spark project in Big Data analytics was reaffirmed in a recent survey conducted by reactive programming specialist Typesafe.
Wipro Ltd. and Software AG announced an Internet of Things (IoT) platform for real-time processing of streaming data.
In partnership with enterprise Hadoop vendor Hortonworks Inc., Talend said its Big Data integration platform will support a preview version of Apache Storm.
Altiscale Inc. recently secured $30 million in Series B startup funding, highlighting the burgeoning movement of offering Hadoop analytics as a service and, on a deeper scale, the maturation of the entire Big Data analytics industry.
Self-service business intelligence (BI) isn't fulfilling its promise, according to a recent study by Logi Analytics.
IBM this week announced its Watson Analytics service and other data-driven offerings would soon be available on its Cloud marketplace.
Two startups emerged from stealth with strategies to improve the success rate of Big Data projects and completely redesign the way enterprises store and analyze large amounts of different kinds of data, taking advantage of cloud computing capabilities.
Acquisition of BlueKai Audience Data Marketplace pays off with product designed to help enterprises target customers.
Technical and financing agreements are latest in competition among Hortonworks, Cloudera and MapR.
Vendors scramble to help enterprises move their Big Data analytics to the cloud in an exploding market.
It features speedier queries, improved query-dependent allocation of resources and better SQL-on-Hadoop functionality.
Hadoop connectors are now available for Google Cloud Storage, BigQuery and Cloud Datastore.
SAS this week announced updates to its data management software that include Big Data virtualization.
Some major investors this week infused Cloudera with $160 million in funding, much of which the company said will be used to invest in engineering resources to extend its Apache Hadoop community contributions.
To generate interest in its enterprise-class Watson supercomputer platform now being offered as a service, IBM is encouraging mobile app developers to harness its "cognitive computing" power in a developer challenge contest.
NetApp recently announced unified, scale-out storage systems designed to let enterprises manage and control data via one storage and data management platform.
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