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How Cox Auto Became a Data-driven Organization

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In the presentation below, Cox Auto, a leading provider of automotive products and services, shares how it has transformed their business by simplifying data analysis and making data easily accessible to business decision makers.

‘Cloudera Live’ Now Available on Amazon Web Services

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Cloudera, a leader in enterprise analytic data management powered by Apache Hadoop™, today announced Cloudera Live, the fastest way to try Hadoop, is available on Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Cloudera Enhances Hadoop Usability and Accessibility for Data Scientists

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Cloudera, a leader in enterprise analytic data management powered by Apache Hadoop™, announced a number of new initiatives to enable data scientists to take advantage of big data and Hadoop for data analysis with more complex workflows.

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.

Spark 101: Running Spark and MapReduce together in Production

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Clusters must be tuned properly to run memory-intensive systems like Spark, H2O, and Impala alongside traditional MapReduce jobs. This Hadoop Summit 2015 talk describes Altiscale’s experience running the new memory-intensive systems in production for its customers.

Strategic Big Data Pivot Leads Webtrends to Success

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The interview that follows is with Peter Crossley, Director of Product Architecture at Webtrends to discuss his company’s data platform centered around Hadoop and Spark.

Hadoop 101: Learning the Core Elements of Hadoop

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A background in Hadoop can serve as a valuable differentiator for professionals interested in building new areas of expertise in managing and analyzing data. To address this need, MapR launched earlier this year a free, comprehensive On-Demand Training program that can lead to becoming a certified Hadoop professional.

The Drive for Big Data in the Cloud

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In this special guest feature, Alan Clark of OpenStack describes how the OpenStack open source IaaS provides a solution for big data in the cloud and how it can offer an attractive Hadoop deployment strategy.

Teradata Launches Configurable Appliance for Big Data with Choice of Hadoop Distributions

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Teradata (NYSE: TDC), the big data analytics and marketing applications company, launched the next-generation Teradata Appliance for Hadoop®, version 5, which is configurable, ready-to-run and offers a choice of the latest version of Hadoop from Hortonworks® (HDP™ 2.3), and for the first time, Cloudera (Cloudera Enterprise 5.4).

RedPoint Data Management and Campaign Management Products Now in the Cloud

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Data-driven marketers can now use the cloud to deploy two highly-rated digital marketing products. RedPoint Global Inc., a leading provider of data management and customer engagement software, made RedPoint Data Management™ and RedPoint Interaction™ available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace.