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An Insider’s Guide to Apache Spark

An Insider’s Guide to Apache Spark is a useful new resource directed toward enterprise thought leaders who wish to gain strategic insights into this exciting new computing framework. As one of the most exciting and widely adopted open-source projects, Apache Spark in-memory clusters are driving new opportunities for application development as well as increased intake of IT infrastructure.

Wells Fargo Invests in Splice Machine Through Startup Accelerator Program

Splice Machine, provider of the Hadoop RDBMS, announced that it is one of only three startups selected this fall for the Wells Fargo Startup Accelerator program. During the six-month, hands-on Startup Accelerator program, Wells Fargo mentors will provide guidance to Splice Machine.

Making its Way into the Mainstream, the Hadoop Market is Accelerating

In this special guest feature, Josh Rogers, President of Syncsort, discusses what’s next for Hadoop: how companies can – and should – move beyond its storage capabilities, using more computing nodes to increase their processing power, and the growth of industry-focused applications built on the framework.

Peaxy Hyperfiler 3.0 Expands Data Access and Data-driven Insights

Peaxy, Inc. announced the availability of version 3.0 of the Hyperfiler software platform. The new version helps enterprises find, manage, store, mine and reuse exponentially growing data assets. New data services in version 3.0 include index and search, enterprise-grade security, and support advanced analytics in Hadoop or Spark.

Technologists Heal Thyself

In this special guest feature, Dale Neef of DNA Data Solutions discussed how each day our personal data is collected and exchanged through millions of electronic transactions in a data collection market now worth many billions of dollars worldwide. But with data hacking and the universality of the Internet, that personal data can soon be posted around the globe, irretrievable and un-erasable. Have we reached the end of privacy as we have always know it before, or can we begin to regulate data collection and use, and how can that be done with data flowing fluidly across many jurisdictions around the globe?

New BlueData Solution Accelerates Deployment of Dev/Test Labs for Big Data

BlueData, provider of a leading infrastructure software platform for Big Data, today announced its Big Data Lab Accelerator solution, which includes the software and professional services required to deploy a ready-to-run Hadoop and Spark lab environment in just two weeks.

MapR Ships Apache Drill 1.2 in its Distribution

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of a top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop® that integrates web-scale enterprise storage and real-time database capabilities, today announced the availability of Apache Drill 1.2 in its Distribution as well as a new Data Exploration Quick Start Solution.

Concurrent Delivers Application Performance Management for Enterprise-Scale Big Data, Announces Driven 2.0

Concurrent, Inc., the leader in data application infrastructure, today announced the next version of Driven, the industry’s leading application performance management solution for monitoring and managing enterprise-scale Big Data applications.

Efficiency: Big Data Meets HPC in Financial Services

Converging High Performance Computing (HPC) and Lustre* parallel file systems with Hadoop’s MapReduce for Big Data analytics can eliminate the need for Hadoop’s infrastructure and speeding up the entire analysis. Convergence is a solution of interest for companies with HPC already in their infrastructure, such as the financial services Industry and other industries adopting high performance data analytics.

AtScale Launches 3.0, Delivers Adaptive Cache™ for BI on Hadoop

AtScale, the company to provide business users with fast and secure self-service BI access to Hadoop, announced that it has released a new version of its AtScale Intelligence Platform.