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Tableau 9.0 Brings Interactive Speed and Enriched Flow to Data Analytics

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Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA) announced the general availability of Tableau 9.0, a major release of its fast visual analytics software. New capabilities help people to achieve more with data, answering questions at interactive speed.

GridGain Webinar: Hyperscaling Your SaaS Infrastructure

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Software as a Service (SaaS) is a software distribution model in which applications are hosted by a vendor or service provider and made available to customers over the Internet. Instead of companies installing software on their own servers, known as the on premises distribution model, application software providers host the software in the cloud and […]

Benefits to SaaS Companies When Adopting an In-Memory Data Fabric

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This article is the third 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.

Shift Happens: Big Data Causing a Fundamental Shift in C-Suite Strategies

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Platfora, the Big Data Analytics platform built natively on Apache Hadoop and Apache Spark, announced a study by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) that explores, in detail, the beliefs, priorities and opinions on big data analytics by 395 C-level executives at Fortune 2000 companies.

MapR Free Hadoop On-Demand Training Exceeds 10,000 Registrants in First Month

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MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of a top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, announced its newly available free Hadoop On-Demand Training program has enrolled more than 10,000 registrants worldwide in its first 30 days, signaling strong interest in Hadoop skills training.

Tresata Sparks Anti Money Laundering Revolution With 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 — and Tresata Inc., a provider of Hadoop-powered predictive analytics software, announced a joint solution that combines Databricks Cloud with Tresata TEAK, a predictive, real-time Anti Money Laundering (AML) solution.

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.

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.

Gartner’s New 2015 Magic Quadrant Reports are Out

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Gartner recently has published the 2015 editions of its Magic Quadrant reports for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms, Advanced Analytics Platforms, and Data Warehouse and Data Management Solutions for Analytics.

Open Source Software Fuels a Revolution in Data Science

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In this special guest feature, Neera Talbert of Revolution Analytics discusses the role of open source software in making data science the rising field it is today. Neera Talbert is Vice President, Professional Services at Revolution Analytics, a statistical software company focused on developing open source and “open-core” versions of the free and open source software […]