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How the IoT Will Impact Enterprise IT Operations

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In this special guest feature, Sarah Lahav, CEO of SysAid Technologies discuses how the Internet of Things (IoT) will forever change the IT industry and what to prepare for.

Hadoop 101: Rethinking SQL for Big Data with Apache Drill

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“Apache Drill coupled with the proper NoSQL data store opens up the opportunity for a single data source to be used for both transactional and analytical processing. There is no need to export or transform the data it into an application-specific or even a star schema format in order to load into a data warehouse. Time saved by not having to create software to serialize and deserialize the data into the data structures for any given language, coupled with simplified software testing and less code to maintain, add up to a BIG savings for any business.”

Analytics at the Speed of Business with Alteryx and Tableau

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In the presentation below by Wendy Gradek, Sr. Manager EOS BI and Analytics, EMC, you’ll hear about the benefits they’re seeing in resource optimization, usability, and boot camps, plus direct feedback from the business teams who are using Alteryx and Tableau.

When Good Data Goes Bad

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In this special guest feature, Gary Oliver, CEO of Blazent discuses the importance of data purity and cleansing and how “bad” or un-cleansed data can lead to misinformed business decisions, impacting the bottom line.

Predixion Software and PLAT.ONE Partner to Transform the Value of IoT Applications with Advanced Analytics

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Predixion Software, a developer of cloud-based advanced analytics software, announced a partnership with PLAT.ONE to deliver predictive insights for IoT applications.

DataTorrent Simplifies Data Ingestion and Extraction for Hadoop with DataTorrent dtIngest

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DataTorrent, a leader in real-time big data analytics and creator of DataTorrent RTS, an enterprise-grade unified platform for both stream and batch processing on Hadoop, announced the availability of an enterprise-grade ingestion application for Hadoop, DataTorrent dtIngest.

DataStax Delivers JSON Support for Apache Cassandra 2.2

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DataStax, the company that delivers Apache Cassandra™ to the enterprise, announced the general availability of DataStax DevCenter 1.4, an easy-to-use visual development tool for Cassandra and DataStax Enterprise. DevCenter 1.4, along with recently announced Cassandra 2.2, provides formal support for JSON data management.

2nd Watch Survey: Big Data, IoT and Cloud are Driving Digital Marketing

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2nd Watch has completed a survey of 500 IT and marketing professionals in large and midsize companies regarding the use of big data, Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud-based data warehouse technologies to support digital marketing plans and programs.

RedPoint Global Announces Support for Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse & Microsoft Azure Data Lake Service

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RedPoint Global, a leading provider of data management and customer engagement software, announced its collaboration with Microsoft integrating two of its applications – RedPoint Interaction™ and RedPoint Data Management™ – into the Azure SQL Data Warehouse, a new enterprise-class elastic data warehouse-as-a-service.

Lucidworks’ Fusion Accelerates Search-Driven Analytics with Apache Spark

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LucidworLucidWorks_Logoks, a highly regarded search solution for leading brands and companies around the world, releases Fusion 2.0. Fusion, Lucidworks’ flagship product. The integration of Apache Spark extends search-based analytics capabilities and brings the power of real time streaming to Fusion.