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Cambridge Semantics and SPARQL City Team Up for Big Data Solutions

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Cambridge Semantics, a leading provider of smart data solutions driven by Semantic Web technology, and SPARQL City, providers of a high performance scalable Hadoop-based graph database infrastructure, announced a collaboration to jointly offer an integrated graph analytics solutions with semantic understanding to help enterprises get better understanding and value from big data.

Xplenty Hits New Milestones Following U.S. Launch

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Xplenty, the big data processing platform powered by Hadoop, announced a series of new benchmarks since making its innovative and easy-to-use big data processing technology directly available to customers in the United States. Since its U.S. rollout, Xplenty has executed half a million Hadoop-facilitated data jobs totaling more than one petabyte of data.

WANdisco Releases Non-Stop Hadoop 1.9.10 with Hortonworks & Cloudera Integration

WANdisco (LSE: WAND), a leading provider of continuous-availability software for global enterprises to meet the challenges of Big Data, announced the release of Non-Stop Hadoop version 1.9.10 with support for Cloudera’s CDH 5.2 and Hortonworks’ HDP 2.2.

Hortonworks Expands Certification Program for Enterprise Hadoop

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Hortonworks®, a leading contributor to and provider of enterprise Apache™ Hadoop®, announced an expansion of the Hortonworks Certified Technology Program. There has been tremendous momentum with 100’s of vendors in the certification program. Additionally, since its introduction just six months ago we’ve seen more than 70 technologies become YARN Ready.

MapR Forms Alliance with SAS

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of a leading distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced it has formed an alliance with SAS, a leader in business analytics software and services. The two companies are collaborating in the area of business analytics and enterprise-grade Hadoop for customer environments. Customers will be able to leverage powerful SAS business analytics […]

Teradata Acquires RainStor

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Teradata Corp. (NYSE: TDC), the big data analytics and marketing applications company, today announced that it completed the acquisition of RainStor, a privately held company specializing in online big data archiving on Hadoop.

UNIFi Software Secures $4.45M in Funding to Unlock Value of Data Assets

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UNIFi Software, a comprehensive data integration solution for the enterprise, announced it has raised $4.45 million in seed financing, led by Canaan Partners. Other angel investors in the round include Omaha Capital LLC, which specializes in tech startups re-inventing enterprise IT. These funds will be used to scale the business, accelerate development of the data […]

Qubole Secures $13 Million in New Financing to Expand Big Data-as-a-Service Platform

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Qubole™, a leading provider of Big Data in the cloud, announced today it has secured $13 million in new financing led by Norwest Venture Partners. The funding builds on recent milestones from the company, including a partnership with Microsoft Azure to integrate Qubole Data Service (QDS) to Azure customers, and will be used to expand Qubole’s mission to help every company to use the cloud to turn data into business growth.

Top 5 Challenges for Hadoop MapReduce in the Enterprise

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Now that MapReduce is becoming accepted as a ‘working’ model, the next goal is to turn it into an enterprise-class solution. IBM has written a technical white paper for overcoming common challenges when deploying Hadoop MapReduce – “Top 5 Challenges for Hadoop MapReduce in the Enterprise.”

Cyber Monday Puts MapR at the Core of Adtech and Data-Driven Holiday Shopping

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MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of a top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, has quickly established itself as the go-to big data provider for some of the world’s biggest and most innovative advertising and digital media companies, which experience their busiest times with the onset of the holiday shopping season.