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Solix Big Data Suite Receives Cloudera CDH5 Certification

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Solix Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of Enterprise Data Management (EDM) solutions, has received Cloudera CDH5 certification for the Solix Big Data Suite – Enterprise Archiving (version 2.1).

DataStax Announces DSE 4.7, Complete Distributed Database Platform

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DataStax, the company that delivers Apache Cassandra™ to the enterprise, announced the general availability of DataStax Enterprise 4.7 (DSE 4.7), a leading database platform purpose-built for the performance and availability demands of web, mobile and Internet of Things (IoT) applications.

MapR Distribution Now Ships with Apache Drill 1.0 – Schema-Free SQL Engine for Big Data

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MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of a top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, announced the general availability of Apache Drill 1.0 in the MapR Distribution. Drill uniquely delivers self-service SQL analytics without requiring pre-defined schema definitions, dramatically reducing the time required for business analysts to explore and understand data.

Hadoop 101: Top 10 Hadoop Learning Videos

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We’ve put together a list of the Top 10 Hadoop videos found on Youtube. There are some real gems here, accounting for millions of views, and the collection could become the basis of important new big data initiatives in your enterprise.

Accenture Launches Advanced Analytics Applications Platform

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Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is launching the Accenture Analytics Applications Platform to develop industry- and function-specific advanced analytics applications, delivering actionable insights to users that enable swift data-driven decisions that can create a competitive advantage or an improved bottom line.

The Rise of the Data Lake in Support of the Industrial Internet (Part 2)

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The data lake (see Part 1 of this two part series) is a facilitator of another new movement in the big data industry – the Industrial Internet, a term coined by General Electric that refers to the integration of complex physical machinery with networked sensors and software.

Teradata Database Enhancements Announced

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To help organizations achieve extreme query performance for operational and analytical workloads, Teradata (NYSE: TDC), the big data analytics and marketing applications company, announced enhancements to the Teradata Database’s hybrid row and column capabilities.

ClearStory Data and Cloudera Join Forces with Spark

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ClearStory Data, the company bringing business-oriented Data Intelligence to everyone, announced it has further integrated its Apache Spark-based business user application and data harmonization engine with CDH, the latest version of Cloudera’s Hadoop distribution platform.

5 Reasons Data Analytics in the Cloud Will Take Center Stage in 2015

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In this special guest feature, Dave Wang of Databricks enumerates the main reasons that data analytics in the cloud are becoming a top priority for enterprises in 2015.

Splice Machine Partners with Talend to Streamline Data Workflows on Hadoop

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Splice Machine, provider of the Hadoop RDBMS, announced a partnership with Talend, a global leader in Big Data integration software, enabling customers to simplify data integration and streamline their data workflows on Hadoop.