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Cloudera Launches Kudu, New Hadoop Storage for Fast Analytics on Fast Data


Cloudera, a leader in enterprise analytic data management powered by Apache Hadoop™, announced the public beta release of Kudu, a new columnar store for Hadoop that enables the powerful combination of fast analytics on fast data.

OnCorps Launches Adaptive Decision Analytics Platform


OnCorps today unveiled its Adaptive Decision Analytics platform that intelligently engages users and nudges them to make better decisions.

Tinder and Interana Find a Match

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Tinder uses behavioral analytics solution, Interana, to understand and explore how its tens of millions of users interact with the app. Generating massive volumes of event data from over 1.8 billion “swipes” per day and 26 million matches per day, Tinder is one of the most used social applications across the world. Gaining deep insights from its event data with Interana, Tinder is providing the best social discovery application to its users.

Fuzzy is Fine for Stuffed Animals, Not for Your Big Data!

Luca Scagliarini

In this special guest feature, Luca Scagliarini, CEO of Expert System USA discusses the importance of using semantic technology for the effective management of unstructured information.

Razorsight Launches New Cloud-Based Predictive Analytics Solution on MapR with Apache Spark

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Razorsight, a provider of cloud-based predictive analytics solutions, is using the MapR Distribution including Hadoop, along with Apache Spark, to take advantage of big data storage and compute. Razorsight evolved its technology stack with Hadoop from MapR to scale cost effectively and to generate valuable insights using data science and predictive analytics for communications service providers.

Yellowfin Launches DashXML to Make Building Custom Analytical Apps Quick and Easy


Global Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics software vendor, Yellowfin, has launched DashXML – a browser-based Java application that makes it fast and easy to create customized analytical functionality and applications.

Interview: Dell’s Migration of Internal Analytics to Statistica


I recently caught up with John K. Thompson, General Manager of Advanced Analytics at Dell Software to discuss Dell’s migration of its entire internal analytics system to Statistica (its own platform).

First Insight Announces Predictive Analytics Solution for Retailers and Brands


First Insight, a leading provider of solutions that empower brands to incorporate the voice of the customer into the design and merchandising of new products, today announced the launch of InsightTargeting, a solution enabling retailers and brands to create highly targeted products and promotions through predictive analytics.

MapR Introduces In-Hadoop Document Database

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MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of a leading distribution for Apache™ Hadoop® that integrates web-scale enterprise storage and real-time database capabilities, today announced at Strata + Hadoop World the addition of native JSON support to MapR-DB, the NoSQL database.

Alpine Data Launches Touchpoints – The Power of Predictive Analytics for the Business User


Alpine Data announced Alpine Touchpoints, a completely new way to make Advanced Analytics accessible across an Enterprise.