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DataStax Delivers JSON Support for Apache Cassandra 2.2

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DataStax, the company that delivers Apache Cassandra™ to the enterprise, announced the general availability of DataStax DevCenter 1.4, an easy-to-use visual development tool for Cassandra and DataStax Enterprise. DevCenter 1.4, along with recently announced Cassandra 2.2, provides formal support for JSON data management.

The State of Hadoop: What’s Next?

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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.

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.

How Cox Auto Became a Data-driven Organization

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In the presentation below, Cox Auto, a leading provider of automotive products and services, shares how it has transformed their business by simplifying data analysis and making data easily accessible to business decision makers.

‘Cloudera Live’ Now Available on Amazon Web Services

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Cloudera, a leader in enterprise analytic data management powered by Apache Hadoop™, today announced Cloudera Live, the fastest way to try Hadoop, is available on Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Cloudera Enhances Hadoop Usability and Accessibility for Data Scientists

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Cloudera, a leader in enterprise analytic data management powered by Apache Hadoop™, announced a number of new initiatives to enable data scientists to take advantage of big data and Hadoop for data analysis with more complex workflows.

ETL: The Silent Killer of Big Data Projects

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In this special guest feature, Monte Zweben co-founder and CEO of Splice Machine outlines how traditional ETL processes are bursting at the seams with the volume of Big Data and ways to streamline the ETL pipeline.

Hadoop for HPC—It Just Makes Sense

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Building out a Hadoop cluster with massive amounts of local storage is a considerably extensive and expensive undertaking, especially when the data already resides in a POSIX compliant Lustre file system. Now companies can adopt analytics written for Hadoop and run them on their HPC clusters.

DataSift Makes Machine Learning Accessible to All with VEDO Intent

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DataSift announced the launch of VEDO Intent, a new technology that significantly simplifies machine learning, helping developers to place it into the hands of people across the business.

Strategic Big Data Pivot Leads Webtrends to Success

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The interview that follows is with Peter Crossley, Director of Product Architecture at Webtrends to discuss his company’s data platform centered around Hadoop and Spark.