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insideBIGDATA Guide to Scientific Research


In this new insideBIGDATA Guide to Scientific Research, the goal is to provide a road map for scientific researchers wishing to capitalize on the rapid growth of big data technology for collecting, transforming, analyzing, and visualizing large scientific data sets.

Station X Accelerates Pace of Genome Interpretation With Qubole

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Qubole, the big data-as-a-service company, announced that Station X, a leading developer of technologies that make large-scale human genome management and analysis easier, is using Presto on Qubole’s cloud-based big data platform to power GenePool™, a powerful software-as-a-service solution for real-time analytics of genomic and medical information.

Bright Computing Highlights Fully Integrated Support for Apache Spark™


Bright Computing, a leading provider of vendor-independent cluster and cloud management software, is proud to announce new features of Bright Cluster Manager for Apache Hadoop Version 7.1, which provides fully integrated support for Apache Spark™.

The Lambda Dilemma: Uncovering the Layers of Complexity to Achieve your Fast Data Goals


This Hadoop 101 article on the Lambda Architecture was contributed by John Hugg. John is the Founding Software Engineer for VoltDB.

JethroData Secures $8.1 Million in Series B Funding to Advance SQL on Hadoop


JethroData, provider of a high performing SQL-on-Hadoop solution, announced that it has closed an $8.1 million Series B financing round led by Square Peg Capital, and including existing investor Pitango Venture Capital.

VoltDB Announces Certification of Fast Data Platform on Cloudera Enterprise

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VoltDB announced the certification of VoltDB’s fast data platform on the latest release of Cloudera Enterprise CDH5 through the Cloudera Certified Technology Program (CCTP).

Cloudwick Launches Cloudwick Insight™ for Hadoop Powered by Pepperdata


Cloudwick, a leading enterprise Open Source Systems Integrator and Managed Service Provider to the Global 1000, announced at Hadoop Summit today its newest service, called Cloudwick Insight™ for Hadoop. Cloudwick Insight™ for Hadoop is an assessment service that uses Pepperdata

Bright Computing Releases New Version of Bright Cluster Manager for Apache Hadoop


Bright Computing, a leading provider of hardware-agnostic cluster and cloud management software, announces a significant update to distribution-agnostic Bright Cluster Manager for Apache Hadoop. The Version 7.1 release eases the burden of managing Hadoop by broadening and deepening the functionality of its offering.

BlueTalon Sets New Bar for Hadoop Security


BlueTalon, provider of unmatched data security solutions for Hadoop, announced availability of the BlueTalon Policy Engine 2.0. The technology ushers in a new era of truly secure Hadoop clusters by solving the single biggest source of data breaches – lack of fine grained data access controls – to make Hadoop security on par with or better than traditional enterprise data warehouse security.

Actian Survey Shows Three out of Four Execs Not Fully Satisfied with Big Data and Hadoop Initiatives


Big data has been a big problem for many early adopters and has not lived up to its promise, according to a survey of more than 100 C-level executives, data scientists and IT leaders.