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TIBCO Graph Database and Project Flogo Bring Smarter Connectivity and Real-Time Insights to IoT and Digital Business

TIBCO Software Inc., a global leader in integration and analytics, announced Project Flogo™, an ultra-lightweight integration software solution, and TIBCO® Graph Database, a translytical database for big data.

TIBCO Cloud Services Transport Businesses to Their Digital Destinations

TIBCO Software Inc., a global leader in integration and analytics, announced the launch of TIBCO® Cloud Services, a comprehensive tool-set for enterprises leveraging the cloud in pursuit of digital transformation.

MapR Ships Eighth Release of Complete Apache Spark Stack on MapR Converged Data Platform

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the Converged Data Platform, announced the immediate availability of Apache Spark 1.6.1 on the MapR Converged Data Platform making it the eighth release of the full Spark stack available to MapR customers.

The Most Important Word in Big Data is “No”

In this special guest feature, Ron Bodkin, President and Founder of Think Big, a Teradata Company, discusses how the hyper-accelerating big data industry can yield a bewildering number of technology options and how to say “no” in the face of such compelling temptation.

Hortonworks Certifies EDB Postgres Advanced Server

EnterpriseDB® (EDB™), a leading enterprise Postgres database company, announced EDB Postgres™Advanced Server, an enhanced version of PostgreSQL for mission-critical enterprise workloads, has been certified for the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP).

Big Data – From Cost to Profit Center

In this contributed article by Christian Hasker, Director of DataStax Academy at DataStax, we’ll take a look at how to commoditize big data skills over time and enable CIOs to retrain their staff at a much lower cost, ensuring that the lack of skills in the market doesn’t continue to be a cost inhibitor to adopting big data technologies.

Platfora Further Democratizes Big Data Discovery

Platfora, the Big Data Discovery platform built natively on Apache Hadoop and Spark, announced the general availability of Platfora 5.2. The new release democratizes big data across an organization, moving it beyond IT and early adopters by enabling business users to explore big data and discover new insights through their favorite business intelligence (BI) tool.

Accenture and Splunk Form Alliance to Help Organizations Analyze Machine Data to Drive High-Impact Business Performance

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Splunk (NASDAQ: SPLK) entered into an alliance relationship that integrates Splunk products and cloud services into Accenture’s application services, security and digital offerings. Accenture is helping clients use Splunk solutions to improve business outcomes by mining vast amounts of application and operational data to identify trends and improvement opportunities that were previously difficult to detect.

MapR Announces Free Stream Processing On-Demand Training for Real-time Analytics and IoT Applications

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the Converged Data Platform, announced at Kafka Summit 2016 it is now offering stream processing training via MapR Academy’s free On-Demand Training program. The new training enables Apache Kafka developers to extend their real-time analytics and Internet of Things (IoT) applications.

IBM Expands Access and Value of z Systems Mainframe Data with Apache Spark

IBM (NYSE: IBM) is making it easier and faster for organizations to access and analyze data in-place on the IBM z Systems mainframe with the new z/OS Platform for Apache Spark. This is creating new opportunities for data scientists and developers to apply advanced analytics to the system’s rich data sets for real-time insights.