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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.

2014 ACM Turing Award-Winner Michael Stonebraker to Deliver Keynote at MIT Chief Data Officer & Information Quality Conference

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Database pioneer and 2014 ACM Turing Award winner Michael Stonebraker, Ph.D., will deliver the keynote speech “Tackling Data Curation” at the 9th Annual MIT Chief Data Officer & Information Quality Symposium on July 22, 2015 in Cambridge, Mass.

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.

Talend Releases Update to Integration Cloud

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Talend, a global leader in big data integration software, today announced the availability of Talend Integration Cloud – Summer ‘15, a secure and hosted platform for connecting all cloud and on-premises data and applications.

Spark 101: Spark Streaming and GraphX at Netflix

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The Bay Area Spark Meetup recently was hosted at Netflix to feature talks by Netflix engineers about their use of Spark Streaming and GraphX, as well as a Q&A session with the Netflix folks plus the lead engineer of Spark Streaming. The presentation is provided here with the abstracts of the two talks below.

Data Intensity Makes Data Analytics Easy to Buy, Use and Manage

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Data Intensity today announced the availability of Analytics1™, an end-to-end, cloud-based analytics and business intelligence (BI) solution.

VoltDB Selects Progress OpenAccess SDK to Increase BI Tool Access

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Progress announced that VoltDB, an in-memory operational database and a leader in fast data, has selected Progress® DataDirect® OpenAccess™ SDK to increase access to business intelligence (BI) tools that allow VoltDB customers to visualize and access fast-moving data.

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.

Talend Joins Salesforce Analytics Cloud Partner Ecosystem

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Talend, a global leader in big data integration software, announced the company has joined the Salesforce Analytics Cloud Partner Ecosystem and will provide companies with an easy, flexible and cost-effective way to cleanse, transform and move big data.