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Interview: Dan Blaisdell of Manifest Insights Talks Big Data and Business Intelligence: Past, Present, Future

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“Our analytics platform connects directly to SQL database and 3rd party APIs and exposes their data in an easy-to-use interface. It’s very powerful in that you can blend data from different sources in a single chart, yet you can build a chart with just a single click without browsing database schemas or writing code. Our unique separation of configuration and reporting building makes this user experience possible.”

Video: Data and Goliath – Why Startups Own the Future of Big Data

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“And, to me, the point of this talk is that the world is changing. There is money going to be made by the bucketful, and it isn’t going to go to Larry Ellison and his gang. It’s going to go to smart people like you who know how to leverage open-source.”

MongoDB Recognized as “Challenger” in Gartner 2014 Magic Quadrant

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MongoDB has announced it is the only vendor, out of 25 vendors evaluated, to be positioned by Gartner Inc. in the “Challengers” quadrant of the 2014 Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management Systems report.

Visualization of the Week: Cause of Death in the USA

In the compelling data visualization below, John Schoen of CNBC uses Tableau Software to take a look at the leading causes of death in the United States.

Concurrent Delivers Performance Management for Apache Hive and MapReduce Applications

Driven is purpose-built to address the challenges of enterprise application development and deployment for business-critical data applications.

ThoughtSpot Relational Search Appliance Launches

ThoughtSpot Relational Search Appliance Launches.

INTERVIEW: Steve Ehrlich, SVP, Space-Time Insight

Steve Ehrlich of Space-Time Insights

Space-Time Insight offers situational intelligence applications to help you make faster, more-informed decisions, using real-time visual analytics software to provide actionable insight into big data.

Platfora Introduces Analytics Solution for Internet of Things

With Platfora, organizations can create a data-driven analytics culture that accelerates development of new products and services.

New Versions of Splunk Enterprise and Hunk Now Generally Available

Splunk today announced the general availability (GA) of Splunk Enterprise 6.2

The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache™ Tajo™ v0.9

Announcing the availability of Apache™ Tajo™ v0.9, the advanced Open Source data warehousing system in Apache Hadoop™.