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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.

RedPoint Global Announces Support for Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse & Microsoft Azure Data Lake Service

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RedPoint Global, a leading provider of data management and customer engagement software, announced its collaboration with Microsoft integrating two of its applications – RedPoint Interaction™ and RedPoint Data Management™ – into the Azure SQL Data Warehouse, a new enterprise-class elastic data warehouse-as-a-service.

Lucidworks’ Fusion Accelerates Search-Driven Analytics with Apache Spark

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LucidworLucidWorks_Logoks, a highly regarded search solution for leading brands and companies around the world, releases Fusion 2.0. Fusion, Lucidworks’ flagship product. The integration of Apache Spark extends search-based analytics capabilities and brings the power of real time streaming to Fusion.

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.

Cazena Launches Big Data-as-a-Service to Simplify Big Data Processing in the Cloud

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Cazena announced its emergence from stealth mode by launching an enterprise Big Data-as-a-Service that can securely move and optimize big data processing in the cloud in just three clicks.

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.

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.

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.

Huawei Opens Astro to Boost Spark

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Huawei announced that the Spark SQL on HBase package is now open source and available. Dubbed Astro, the end-to-end package combines the capabilities of Spark, Spark SQL and HBase, helps drive Spark adoption in broad a NoSQL customer base and provides powerful online query and analytics capabilities for large scale data processing in vertical enterprises.

Logi Analytics Introduces New Offerings to Fulfill the Promise of Self-Service Analytics

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Logi Analytics, a leader in self-service analytics, announced Logi 12, a major product release that provides self-service analytics tailored to the unique skills and needs of every individual.