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Hortonworks Establishes Data Governance Initiative

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Hortonworks® (NASDAQ:HDP), a leading contributor to and provider of enterprise Apache™ Hadoop®, announced the creation of the Data Governance Initiative (DGI). DGI will develop an extensible foundation that addresses enterprise requirements for comprehensive data governance. In addition to Hortonworks, the founding members of DGI are Aetna, Merck, and Target and Hortonworks’ technology partner SAS. This […]

SAS Achieves Record Revenue in 2014 – $3.09 Billion

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Growing customer demand for cloud analytics and data visualization in 2014 were among the top drivers for SAS’ 39th consecutive year of revenue growth. SAS posted US$3.09 billion, up 5.1 percent in constant currency (2.3 percent US dollars) over 2013.

Application and Data Integration Teams and Tools are Better Together – Here’s Why

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In this special guest feature, Ashley Stirrup of Talend provides 7 key reasons why organizations need to prioritize unifying Application and Data integration. Ashley Stirrup joined Talend in 2014 as Chief Marketing Officer.

Big Data Humor: Breaking the Ice

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Visualization of the Week: Patriots vs. Seahawks

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As a Superbowl treat, this week’s visualization is actually TWO cool interactive data viz apps about Sunday’s Super Bowl match-up between the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks.

MapR Unveils Free Hadoop On-Demand Training Program

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MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of a leading distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, announced the availability of free Hadoop On-Demand Training for developers, analysts and administrators.

In-Store Analytics for Success

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In this special guest feature, Jim Shea of First Insight shares his perspectives for how data analytics is transforming the retail industry past several key pain points. Jim Shea is Chief Marketing Officer at First Insight, a solution provider empowering companies to drive new product success by introducing the right products at the right price.

VoltDB Announces Version 5.0: Expands Hadoop Integration

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With the Internet of Things driving the availability of – and need for – real time data, an increasing number of organizations are looking to capture and process fast data to create interactive and engaging applications. To respond to this growing demand, VoltDB today announced Version 5.0 of its in-memory, scale-out operational database.

GoodData Introduces Insights-as-a-Service, the Future of Data Analytics

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GoodData, a leader in cloud business intelligence, today announced major upgrades to its GoodData® platform, with enhancements to its Insights Engine, and the addition of its Analytical Designer and Data Explorer for business user data discovery.

Data Science 101: Machine Learning – The Basics

The next installment of insideBIGDATA’s Data Science 101 series comes from our friends over at LinkedIn.