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Redis Accelerates Spark By Over 100 Times

Redis Labs, the home of Redis, today announced its integration with Spark SQL and the release of the Spark-Redis connector package. Redis Labs’ benchmarks using time-series data show that running Spark on Redis as a data store results in 135 times faster processing compared to Spark using HDFS.

Versium Launches Machine Learning Driven Automated LifeData® Predictive Lead Score Service

Versium, a leading data technology company that delivers automated data technology solutions to marketing agencies and enterprises, announced the LifeData® Predictive Lead Score service. This self-service solution leverages machine learning and Versium’s proprietary LifeData® to help marketers quickly build accurate, customized predictive models, allowing them to improve marketing efficiencies and increase conversion rates.

VoltDB Adds Geospatial Query Support to Industry’s Most Innovative Fast Data Platform

VoltDB, a purpose-built database for fast data applications, announced the availability of its newest release, VoltDB v6.0. The game-changing combination of the world’s fastest operational database with fast data ingest/export, now with geospatial support, meets the needs of businesses bringing next-gen applications to market.

AKUDA Labs Announces Availability of Bananas and Demonstrates Improvements in Data Stream Processing

AKUDA Labs announced the commercial availability of Bananas™, its real-time data stream processing system, and the results of a suite of benchmarking tests in which Bananas dramatically outperformed Spark Streaming.

Bright Computing Releases Version 7.2 of Bright Cluster Manager for Big Data

Bright Computing, the leading provider of hardware-agnostic cluster and cloud management software, announced the release of Version 7.2 of its industry-leading Bright Cluster Manager software solutions, including Bright Cluster Manager for HPC, Bright Cluster Manager for Big Data, and Bright OpenStack.

Prism Insights Brings Retail Business Intelligence to Mobile Devices

Prism announced the launch of its newest mobile application, Insights, a tool for retailers to access real-time data about store performance, as well as visual access, which provides low-bandwidth imagery from store cameras, directly to users’ iOS and Android devices.

Birst Unveils New Capabilities for Networked BI Platform

Birst, a leader in Cloud BI and Analytics for the Enterprise, announced new capabilities for its Networked BI Platform, including Birst Mobile for Android, Collaboration, and End-User Data Preparation.

Deep Closes 2015 On Several Strong Notes

Deep Information Sciences, the company that reimagined MySQL for the on-demand economy, reported an impressive end to 2015, with strong customer traction, a doubling of staff and multiple industry awards, just eight months after launching DeepSQL, a leading adaptive database engine.

Narrative Science Launches Narratives for Qlik

Narrative Science, a leader in advanced natural language generation (NLG) for the enterprise today announced availability of Narratives for Qlik® for Qlik Sense® users, a first-of-its-kind product extension.

Enterprise NoSQL Database MarkLogic® 8 Earns Common Criteria Security Certification

MarkLogic Corporation, the Enterprise NoSQL database platform provider, announced the latest version of its database, MarkLogic® 8, has received common criteria security certification.