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Newest EMC Federation Solution Paves Way for Disruptive Differentiation With Big Data

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EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) today announced the Federation Business Data Lake (FBDL). The fully engineered, integrated and tested solution includes leading storage and Big Data analytics technologies from EMC Information Infrastructure, Pivotal, and VMware to help customers leverage the new world of Big Data, thereby clearing the path for new insights and disruptive differentiation.

MapR Free Hadoop On-Demand Training Exceeds 10,000 Registrants in First Month

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MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of a top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, announced its newly available free Hadoop On-Demand Training program has enrolled more than 10,000 registrants worldwide in its first 30 days, signaling strong interest in Hadoop skills training.

Qubole Extends Big Data-as-a-Service Platform with Redshift Connector

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Qubole, the big data-as-a-service company founded by the team that developed Facebook’s data infrastructure, announced that the Qubole Data Service (QDS) platform now includes a connector to Amazon Redshift, further extending the data sources available directly within QDS.

MapR and Mesosphere Collaborate on Big Data Framework Myriad

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Mesosphere, creators of the Mesosphere Datacenter Operating System (DCOS) for managing datacenter and cloud resources at scale, and MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of a leading distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, announced Myriad, a resource management framework that allows Apache YARN jobs to run alongside other applications and services in enterprise and cloud data centers.

8 Reasons Apache Spark is So Hot

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In this special guest feature, Ian Lumb of Bright Computing examines the incredible ascent of the Apache Spark distributed computing platform and provides what he sees as the top 8 reasons why Spark is so hot right now. Ian Lumb’s role is Product Marketing Manager at Bright Computing with focus on Bright Cluster Manager for Apache […]

Paxata Achieves High Performance for Data Preparation Based on Apache Spark

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Paxata, provider of the first purpose-built Adaptive Data Preparation™ solution, today announced the results of its Data Preparation Performance benchmark study. The evaluation tested the performance of Paxata’s recent Spring ’15 release based on Apache Spark.

The Elephant in the Cloud

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In this special guest feature, Ashish Thusoo of Qubole makes a strong case for the virtues of Big-Data-in-the-cloud technology as a viable enterprise option for implementing enterprise-class data solutions.

DataRPM Announces Its Version 8.0 Platform

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DataRPM, backed by InterWest Partners and Cloudera Co-Founder Dr. Amr Awadallah, announced Version 8.0 of its leading smart machine insights software, aiming to make the next leap in machine-led Data Intelligence.

Free eBook! Hadoop for Dummies

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Download your FREE copy of “Hadoop For Dummies” compliments of IBM Platform Computing! This new learning resource can help enterprise thought leaders better understand the rising importance of big data, especially the Hadoop distributed computing platform. Hadoop for Dummies can help you kick-start your company’s big data initiative.

MapR Launches Quick Start Solutions to Speed Customer Success with Hadoop

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MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of a top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, announced the immediate availability of three Quick Start Solutions for the MapR Distribution including Apache Hadoop. These solutions address commonly-implemented and high-value Hadoop use cases for Data Warehouse Optimization and Analytics, Security Log Analytics and Recommendation Engines.