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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.

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.