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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.

Qlik and JethroData Partner to Deliver Interactive Data Discovery on Hadoop Solutions

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Qlik® (NASDAQ: QLIK), a leader in data discovery, and JethroData, a fast SQL-on-Hadoop solution, announced a partnership to enable true interactive business intelligence over Hadoop.

Trifacta Launches Exclusive Free Trial

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Trifacta, a leading Data Transformation Platform provider, announced the launch of the Trifacta Trial Program. With this free trial, data analysts, data engineers and data scientists can now experience Trifacta first-hand to more efficiently discover, structure, cleanse, enrich and distill big data stored in Hadoop.

Yahoo Selects Splunk’s Hunk for Hadoop Analytics

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Today Splunk announced that Yahoo has implemented Hunk: Splunk Analytics for Hadoop and NoSQL Data Stores and Splunk Enterprise.

Informatica Modernizes Data Management with Cisco to Fuel New Business Insights

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Informatica Corporation (Nasdaq:INFA), a leading independent provider of data integration software, today announced a joint Data Warehouse Optimization solution with Cisco for organizations looking to modernize data management and fuel new business insights.

Xplenty Integrates With Avlino’s Acelero to Accelerate ‘Time-to-Insight’

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Xplenty, the big data processing platform that makes it easy to process more data more quickly, today announced a partnership with Avlino, leading big data solutions provider, to further accelerate batch processing within Xplenty’s category-leading software.

Centrify Delivers Privileged Identity Management Solution for Big Data

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Centrify Corporation, a leader in unified identity management across cloud, mobile and data center, announced a privileged identity management solution for Apache™ Hadoop®-based big data infrastructures, as well as partnerships with industry-leading big data vendors Cloudera, Hortonworks and MapR Technologies.