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Levi’s® Stadium Visitors Score with VenueNext and Splunk

Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), provider of a leading software platform for real-time Operational Intelligence, announced that VenueNext, creator of integrated technology platforms for venues, is using Splunk® Enterprise to help the Levi’s Stadium operational teams make real-time, data-driven decisions that enhance operational effectiveness, precision and control.

Visualization of the Week: Interactive Map of Hong Kong Through the Lense of Instagram

Our friends over at InData Labs with support of Datasia.hk provides our Visualization of the Week with an interactive map of Hong Kong that visualizes all the Instagram activity of the city. The map is telling a story about life in Hong Kong by showing who posts what and from which locations.

Rocana One: IT Monitoring and Analytics up to 1TB New Data per Day for Free

Rocana, a pioneer applying big data to IT Operations, today announced Rocana One, a program that provides companies with their flagship product, Rocana Ops, for free for up to 1 Terabyte of new data every day.

Redis Accelerates Spark By Over 100 Times

Redis Labs, the home of Redis, today announced its integration with Spark SQL and the release of the Spark-Redis connector package. Redis Labs’ benchmarks using time-series data show that running Spark on Redis as a data store results in 135 times faster processing compared to Spark using HDFS.

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 2/1/2016

Above the Trend Line: machine learning industry rumor central, is a new recurring feature of insideBIGDATA. In this column, we present a variety of short news items such as people movements, funding news, rumors and general scuttlebutt floating around the big data, data science and machine learning industries including behind-the-scenes anecdotes and curious buzz.

Hadoop and Spark Enterprise Adoption–Powering Big Data Applications to Drive Business Value

In this special guest feature, Khushbu Shah, Asst. Manager – Technical Content, at DeZyre highlights how Hadoop and Spark enterprise adoption is gaining prominence to drive business value by getting close to real time data analysis.

ViSenze Launches Advanced SaaS Visual Search Technology

A pioneer in machine intelligence, ViSenze has launched its advanced SaaS visual search technology by enhancing it with a new Automatic Object Recognition feature. It enables detection and classification of products in images, making the process of searching using images easier and faster for end consumers.

Boston Scientific and Accenture Develop Data-Driven Digital Health Solution

Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) have developed a cloud-based, data-driven digital health solution for hospitals that is designed to help improve patient outcomes and reduce costs to treat patients with chronic cardiovascular diseases.

EnterpriseDB Announces Availability of EDB Postgres Advanced Server 9.5 and EDB Postgres Enterprise Manager 6.0

EnterpriseDB® (EDB™) a leading Postgres database company, announced the immediate availability of the EDB Postgres Advanced Server® 9.5. EDB Postgres Advanced Server increases performance and scalability, powers more complex workloads, enhances security, and both expands compatibility with and facilitates migration from Oracle.

Scaling Out Without Fault

In this special guest feature Mike Azevedo, CEO of Clustrix, discusses how significant spikes in simultaneous transaction processing are placing more demands on relational databases than ever.