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Koverse Launches New Big Data Platform to Bring Lackluster Hadoop Deployments to Production in Under 30 Days

Koverse, Inc. today announced the release of the Koverse Platform Version 2.0, a significant leap forward for any organization trying to extract value out of their investments in big data and analytics.

Splice Machine Announces Move to Open Source, Offers Early Access to Developers

Splice Machine announced that its relational database management system, the first dual-engine RDBMS powered by Hadoop and Spark, is moving to open source.

Interview: Ryan W.J. Waite, Senior Vice President of Products at Cray, Inc.

I recently caught up with Ryan W.J. Waite, Senior Vice President of Products at Cray, Inc., to discuss the announcement of the company’s new supercomputing analytics platform Urika GX – 3x faster than prior generations – in direct response to commercial customer demand.

MapR Redefines Big Data Landscape with Dedicated Enterprise-Grade Spark Distribution

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the industry’s converged data platform, announced a new enterprise-grade Apache Spark distribution. This new distribution includes the complete Spark stack engineered to support advanced analytic applications, along with patented innovations in the MapR Platform, plus key open source projects that complement Spark.

Cloudera and Argyle Data Survey Shows 90% of Service Providers Believe Hadoop Is the Most Effective Platform to Combat U.S. $38bn Revenue Fraud

Telecoms revenue fraud is a primary driver for increased Apache Hadoop adoption, according to a recent poll of telco and enterprise users by Cloudera and Argyle Data. Communication service providers lose around U.S. $38 billion to fraud every year.

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.