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DataTorrent Simplifies Data Ingestion and Extraction for Hadoop with DataTorrent dtIngest

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DataTorrent, a leader in real-time big data analytics and creator of DataTorrent RTS, an enterprise-grade unified platform for both stream and batch processing on Hadoop, announced the availability of an enterprise-grade ingestion application for Hadoop, DataTorrent dtIngest.

The State of Hadoop: What’s Next?

Stefan Groschupf

In this special guest feature, Stefan Groschupf CEO of Datameer reflects on the how the Hadoop industry has evolved in the last few years with an eye toward promises and pitfalls.

AtScale Expands its BI on Hadoop Offering to the Cloud

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AtScale announced that the company is working in collaboration with Microsoft to add the AtScale Intelligence Platform to HDInsight. By deploying AtScale on HDInsight, customers can connect any Business Intelligence (BI) tool to Hadoop in minutes, not weeks or months.

Denodo Delivers New Denodo Tableau Data Extract Exporter Tool

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Denodo, a leader in Data Virtualization software, announced a technology partnership with Tableau Software, a global leader in rapid-fire and easy-to-use business analytics software. As a part of the relationship, Denodo is delivering the Denodo Tableau Data Extract (TDE) Exporter Tool.

Data Science 101: Is Logistic Regression Dead?

Smita Adhikary

In this special guest feature for our Data Science 101 channel, Smita Adhikary of Big Data Analytics Hires shares her thoughts about how the data science community has changed over the years – many useful tips for those just entering the field. Smita is a Managing Consultant at Big Data Analytics Hires – a talent search and recruiting firm focused primarily on Data Science and Decision Science professionals.

Pyramid Analytics Makes Key Contributions to Advances in Microsoft Power BI Desktop Technology

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Pyramid Analytics, a next generation business intelligence platform for the enterprise, announced a strategic collaboration with Microsoft consisting of development collaboration and technology integration.

Zoomdata Launches Early Access Program for Visual Analysis and Fusion of Big Data

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Zoomdata, developers of the visual analytics solution for big data, announced the Zoomdata Early Access Program to give customers, prospects and developers hands-on experience working with cutting-edge technologies from Zoomdata Labs.

Cardinal Health: Improving Sales Performance with Data Blending & Advanced Analytics

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In the presentation below, the Nuclear Pharmaceutical Services division of Cardinal Health uses Alteryx to combine data from Salesforce.com, an Access Database, an Excel spreadsheet, and Teradata; then performs time series forecasting before writing the data back to a Teradata Datalab.

Qlik and AFAS Software Partner to Deliver Visual Analytics Platform to 560,000 Users

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Qlik® (NASDAQ: QLIK), a leader in visual analytics, today announced that AFAS Software, a fast-growing ERP software provider, will integrate Qlik® Sense into its online product to provide world-class visual analytics to their more than 7,000 AFAS Software clients.

Daily Fantasy Sports is Booming, Thanks to Big Data

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Many believe that Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) is the next immensely popular online game, similar to the arrival of Poker a decade ago, and the incredible growth of the industry in the USA is the best proof of that.