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Teradata Revolutionizes Enterprise Data Lake Design and Deployment

Teradata (NYSE: TDC), the big data analytics and marketing applications company, announced a new “design pattern” approach for data lake deployment which leverages years of experience in big data consulting and optimization to help clients build and benefit from data lakes.

AtScale 4.0 Meets BI on Hadoop Security and Governance Challenges Head On

AtScale, the company providing business users with a fast and secure self-service BI platform for Hadoop, announced that it has released the AtScale Intelligence Platform 4.0, which introduces unmatched innovations related to enterprise security and performance.

Bigstep Adds MapR Converged Data Platform to its Technology Stack

Bigstep announced that MapR is now available as part of the company’s big data platform-as-a-service. The Bigstep platform empowers organizations to effortlessly set up and manage big data architectures within a high-performance, highly secure and scalable bare metal environment.

Altiscale Announces Partnership with Tableau for Easy Analysis of Big Data in the Cloud

Altiscale, Inc., a leading provider of Big Data-as-a-Service, today announced a strategic partnership with Tableau Software, a global leader in rapid-fire, easy to use business analytics software, to quickly bring the visual agility of Tableau to Altiscale customers.

Unified security and Management Solution for BI that is Native on Hadoop

Arcadia Data continues to deliver on its vision of on-cluster analytics by eliminating the complexities of redundant, overlapping security management inherent in BI stacks which rely on moving data off-cluster.

Kyvos Insights Works with Microsoft Enabling Big Data Analytics in the Cloud

Kyvos Insights, a big data analytics company, announced that its flagship product Kyvos – a massively scalable, self-service online analytical processing (OLAP) solution – is now available to users of Microsoft Azure HDInsight.

Arcadia Data Introduces On-Cluster Security Solution for Big Data Visual Analytics and BI in Hadoop

Arcadia Data has introduced a first-of-its-kind unified security and management solution for business intelligence (BI) that is native on Hadoop. As provider of a visual analytics and BI platform for big data, Arcadia delivers security on data directly in Hadoop clusters, without sacrificing granular access control.

Converged Data Platforms: Part of a Larger Trend

In this special guest feature, George Demarest, Director of Solutions Marketing at MapR Technologies, traces through the history of computing architectures and concludes that the “converged data center” is the ultimate panacea we’re all looking for in terms of the format, speed, and context needed to drive rapidly evolving applications and analytics.

Altiscale Insight Cloud Launches – Connecting Hadoop and Spark to Popular BI Solutions

Altiscale, Inc., a leading provider of Big Data-as-a-Service, introduced a new solution, the Altiscale Insight Cloud, a self-service analytics solution for Big Data. The Altiscale Insight Cloud supplies the critical missing bridge between Big Data and the business user – a rapidly queried data lake that enables business analysts to get critical answers all by themselves, while using familiar business intelligence tools like Tableau and Microsoft Excel.

Best Practices – Big Data Acceleration

“This talk will provide an overview of challenges in accelerating Hadoop, Spark and Memcached on modern HPC clusters. An overview of RDMA-based designs for multiple components of Hadoop (HDFS, MapReduce, RPC and HBase), Spark, and Memcached will be presented. Enhanced designs for these components to exploit in-memory technology and parallel file systems (such as Lustre) will be presented. Benefits of these designs on various cluster configurations using the publicly available RDMA-enabled packages from the OSU HiBD project (http://hibd.cse.ohio-state.edu) will be shown.”