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R vs. Python – The Infographic

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I always enjoy a good down-in-the-trenches battle story – Godzilla vs. King Kong, Klingons vs. Romulans, Yankees vs. Red Sox, etc. And now there’s one for data science aficionados – R vs. Python.

MapR Distribution Now Ships with Apache Drill 1.0 – Schema-Free SQL Engine for Big Data

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MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of a top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, announced the general availability of Apache Drill 1.0 in the MapR Distribution. Drill uniquely delivers self-service SQL analytics without requiring pre-defined schema definitions, dramatically reducing the time required for business analysts to explore and understand data.

Syncfusion Updates Big Data Platform

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Syncfusion, Inc., the developer solutions company, announced a major update to the Syncfusion Big Data Platform, the Hadoop distribution designed and optimized for Windows.

DataHero Partners With HubSpot to Bring Self-Service Data Analytics to Marketers

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DataHero, a leading provider of self-service Cloud BI, announced that HubSpot, a leading provider of inbound marketing and sales platform, has partnered with DataHero to bring self-service analytics to their customers.

ScaleOut Software Announces Release of ScaleOut ComputeServer

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ScaleOut Software, a leading provider of in-memory computing software, today announced the release of ScaleOut ComputeServerTM, a scalable software platform that enables enterprises to track and analyze live data and generate immediate feedback to achieve operational intelligence.

Gartner Identifies Cool Vendors in Storage Technologies for 2015

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A new Gartner research report, “Cool Vendors in Storage Technologies,” details five emerging vendors that can assist organizations in meeting their storage modernization and cost containment initiatives. For example, Storiant is a multifaceted archiving platform that can support active, compliance and historical archives in a private cloud environment.

Hadoop 101: Top 10 Hadoop Learning Videos

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We’ve put together a list of the Top 10 Hadoop videos found on Youtube. There are some real gems here, accounting for millions of views, and the collection could become the basis of important new big data initiatives in your enterprise.

Why Marketing Organizations Need More than a Team of Data Scientists

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In this special guest feature, Dr. Olly Downs of Globys, discusses the missing link between the promise of data science for today’s marketer and actually driving value from real-world applications.

Qlik and Recommind Bring Data to Life with Visual Mapping Technology

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Qlik® (NASDAQ: QLIK), a leader in visual analytics, announced that Recommind, a leader in information intelligence, and strategic Qlik OEM partner, has integrated Qlik® Sense into the newest version of Axcelerate , Recommind’s pioneering cloud-based eDiscovery platform.  Axcelerate adds enterprise-grade business intelligence to eDiscovery, making it easy for users to interact, explore and visualize information. […]

Truenumbers Provides Structure and Context to Data for the Enterprise

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Truenumbers launched the enterprise version of its technology. A 2014 Gartner Cool Vendor, Truenumbers makes numbers traceable and reliable as they move through an enterprise workflow – from spreadsheets to emails, and more – enhancing employees’ workflow efficiencies and minimizing compliance risks.