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SnapLogic Democratizes Apache Kafka and Streaming Data Integration with Latest Release

SnapLogic, the unified data and application integration platform as a service (iPaaS), introduced the Spring 2016 release of its SnapLogic Elastic Integration Platform.

Smart Business: Treat Your Data Like a Stream of Events

In this special guest feature, Bobby Johnson, Co-founder and CTO of Interana, examines the value of “event data” to the enterprise and if you treat all of your data as a stream of events, problems become easier to solve.

Platfora Further Democratizes Big Data Discovery

Platfora, the Big Data Discovery platform built natively on Apache Hadoop and Spark, announced the general availability of Platfora 5.2. The new release democratizes big data across an organization, moving it beyond IT and early adopters by enabling business users to explore big data and discover new insights through their favorite business intelligence (BI) tool.

MapR Announces Free Stream Processing On-Demand Training for Real-time Analytics and IoT Applications

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the Converged Data Platform, announced at Kafka Summit 2016 it is now offering stream processing training via MapR Academy’s free On-Demand Training program. The new training enables Apache Kafka developers to extend their real-time analytics and Internet of Things (IoT) applications.

ODPi Publishes First Runtime Specification and Test Suite To Simplify and Expedite Development of Data-Driven Applications

ODPi, a nonprofit organization accelerating the open ecosystem of big data solutions, announced the first release of the ODPi Runtime Specification and test suite to ensure applications will work across multiple Apache Hadoop® distributions.

Paxata Continues to Redefine the Traditional Data-to-Information Pipeline with New Spring ‘16 Release

Paxata, provider of the Adaptive Data Preparation™ platform for the enterprise, announced the availability of its Spring ’16 product release. Paxata’s latest release bridges the gap between analysts and IT with new intuitive capabilities, providing connected information to every person in the enterprise without compromising on security, scale, and cost efficiency.

Want to Get More Out of Hadoop? Here Are 5 Ways

In this special guest feature, Ashley Stirrup, CMO at Talend, provides a useful list of five ways to get more out of Hadoop as organizations increasingly look to speed time to market, anticipate and respond to customers’ needs, and introduce new products and services.

Unleash the Power of Data with Dataguise DgSecure for Amazon Web Services

Dataguise, a technology leader in secure business execution, announced Dataguise DgSecure for the detection, protection and monitoring of sensitive data across Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) via the Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR) platform.

Interview: Nenshad Bardoliwalla, Co-founder and Chief Product Officer at Paxata

I recently caught up with Nenshad Bardoliwalla, Co-founder and Chief Product Officer, at Paxata, to discuss how few question the potential of Hadoop for distributed processing and storage of very large data sets, but many have been frustrated by a steep learning curve and difficulty in achieving business goals.

The Lambda Architecture Simplified

In this special technology white paper, The Lambda Architecture Simplified, you’ll learn about how the Lambda Architecture aims to satisfy the needs for a robust system that is fault-tolerant, both against hardware failures and human mistakes, being able to serve a wide range of workloads and use cases, and in which low-latency reads and updates are required.