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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.”

Continuum Analytics Brings Serious Analytics to Hadoop

Continuum Analytics, the creator and driving force behind Anaconda, the leading modern open source analytics platform powered by Python, announced advancements in Anaconda bringing high performance advanced analytics to Hadoop.

Hortonworks Delivers Open and Connected Data Platforms to Power All Data for the Enterprise

Hortonworks, Inc. ® (NASDAQ: HDP), a leading innovator of open and connected data platforms, today announced a comprehensive strategy with new product advancements across its Connected Data Platforms, including Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP™) and Hortonworks DataFlow (HDF™).

BlueTalon Data-Centric Security for Hadoop Now Available On-Demand on Microsoft Azure Marketplace

BlueTalon, a leading provider of data-centric security for Hadoop, SQL and big data environments, announced that it has expanded its product integration with Microsoft Azure HDInsight to enable on-demand onboarding from the Microsoft Azure Marketplace.

Information Builders Announces iWay Hadoop Data Manager for Data Lake Creation and Management

Information Builders, a leader in business intelligence (BI) and analytics, information integrity, and data integration solutions, announced iWay Hadoop Data Manager, a modern, native approach to Hadoop-based data integration and management that ensures high levels of capability, compatibility, and flexibility.

Interview: Doug Cutting, Chief Architect of Cloudera

In observance of Hadoop’s recent 10 year anniversary, I caught up with Doug Cutting, Chief Architect of Cloudera and creator of Hadoop, to reflect back on the past decade of Hadoop as well as take a look to the future.

Global Hadoop Market is Expected to Reach $84.6 Billion by 2021 – Allied Market Research

According to a new report published by Allied Market Research titled, “World Hadoop Market – Opportunities and Forecasts 2014–2021,” the global Hadoop market is expected to garner revenue of $84.6 billion by 2021, registering a CAGR of 63.4% during 2016 to 2021.

Hadoop and Spark Enterprise Adoption–Powering Big Data Applications to Drive Business Value

In this special guest feature, Khushbu Shah, Asst. Manager – Technical Content, at DeZyre highlights how Hadoop and Spark enterprise adoption is gaining prominence to drive business value by getting close to real time data analysis.