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Qubole Extends Big Data-as-a-Service Platform with Redshift Connector

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Qubole, the big data-as-a-service company founded by the team that developed Facebook’s data infrastructure, announced that the Qubole Data Service (QDS) platform now includes a connector to Amazon Redshift, further extending the data sources available directly within QDS.

Databricks Announces ‘Jobs’ Feature for Databricks Cloud

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Databricks — the company founded by the creators of the popular open-source big data processing engine Apache Spark with its flagship product, Databricks Cloud — introduced “Jobs,” a feature for Databricks Cloud at the inaugural Spark Summit East.

Five NoSQL Predictions for 2015

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In this special guest feature, Jon Bakke of MarkLogic lists his top 5 predictions for NoSQL in 2015. Jon Bakke is Executive Vice President of Worldwide Field Operations for MarkLogic, a provider of schema-agnostic enterprise NoSQL database technology, coupled with powerful search & flexible application services.

Tamr to Provide Free, Standalone Version of Tamr Catalog Tool

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Tamr, Inc., today announced that it will offer a free, standalone version of its Tamr Catalog tool for cataloging enterprise metadata. Tamr Catalog helps enterprises overcome the biggest obstacle to business analytics: finding the data. The company is making the Tamr Catalog tool available for free in order to encourage its broad adoption across enterprises.

Qumulo Emerges from Stealth with Data-Aware Scale-Out Network-Attached Storage

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Qumulo, a new enterprise data storage company, came out of stealth to introduce a data-aware scale-out network-attached storage (NAS). Qumulo Core™ was designed by the inventors of scale-out NAS to help enterprises intelligently manage and store billions and trillions of files.

Data Science 101: Deep Learning – Intelligence from Big Data

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From the Stanford Graduate School of Business, we have a compelling panel discussion – Deep Learning: Intelligence from Big Data.” A machine learning approach inspired by the human brain, Deep Learning is taking many industries by storm.

In-Memory Computing for SaaS Applications

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This article is the second in an editorial series with a goal to provide direction for SaaS company thought leaders on ways to achieve higher levels of scalability and performance through use of in-memory computing technology.

Altocloud Launches Predictive Communications Solution to Optimize Online Sales

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The Altocloud platform is the first solution to combine machine-learning technology with real-time communications to predict the right time to interact with customers. The software can determine the best answer to real-time decisions.

MemSQL Brings Geospatial Analysis to In-Memory, Distributed Databases

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MemSQL, a leader in real-time databases for transactions and analytics, today announced new geospatial capabilities for its in-memory, distributed, SQL-based database. By bringing together geospatial and operational data in the same high speed database, customers can achieve unprecedented agility for geospatial analysis.

The Surprising Things You Don’t Know About Big Data

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Big Data is an industry growing at light speed, and rapidly entering into our everyday lexicon. So to help out those not in-the-know in order to ease into technology jargon, here’s a simple resource developed by our friends over at Adeptia.