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MapR Performance Benchmark Exceeds 100M Data Points Per Second Ingest

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MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of a leading distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, announced breakthrough performance results achieved using standard open source software, OpenTSDB, running on the MapR Distribution. Using only four-nodes of a 10-node cluster, the MapR Distribution with its in-Hadoop NoSQL database, MapR-DB, ingested over 100 million data points per second.

Method360 Announces System Integrator Partnership with Hortonworks

Method360, a San Francisco based Information Technology consulting firm, has officially joined the Hortonworks® Systems Integrator Partner Program to provide customers with Big Data solutions powered by Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP). Hortonworks develops, distributes and supports the only 100 percent open source Apache™ Hadoop® data platform.

British Gas Selects WANdisco for Major Big Data Project

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WANdisco (LSE: WAND), a leading provider of continuous-availability software for global enterprises to meet the challenges of Big Data, announced yesterday that after an extensive evaluation, British Gas, the UK’s largest utility and home services provider, has significantly scaled up its Non-Stop Hadoop for Hortonworks (NASDAQ: HDP) deployment for live customer-facing operations.

MediaHub Selects MapR Technologies for Digital Archive and Future Data Analytics

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MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of a leading distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, announced that MediaHub Australia has deployed the MapR Distribution including Hadoop in its digital archive that serves broadcasters throughout Australia.

Cambridge Semantics and SPARQL City Team Up for Big Data Solutions

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Cambridge Semantics, a leading provider of smart data solutions driven by Semantic Web technology, and SPARQL City, providers of a high performance scalable Hadoop-based graph database infrastructure, announced a collaboration to jointly offer an integrated graph analytics solutions with semantic understanding to help enterprises get better understanding and value from big data.

Xplenty Hits New Milestones Following U.S. Launch

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Xplenty, the big data processing platform powered by Hadoop, announced a series of new benchmarks since making its innovative and easy-to-use big data processing technology directly available to customers in the United States. Since its U.S. rollout, Xplenty has executed half a million Hadoop-facilitated data jobs totaling more than one petabyte of data.

WANdisco Releases Non-Stop Hadoop 1.9.10 with Hortonworks & Cloudera Integration

WANdisco (LSE: WAND), a leading provider of continuous-availability software for global enterprises to meet the challenges of Big Data, announced the release of Non-Stop Hadoop version 1.9.10 with support for Cloudera’s CDH 5.2 and Hortonworks’ HDP 2.2.

Hortonworks Expands Certification Program for Enterprise Hadoop

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Hortonworks®, a leading contributor to and provider of enterprise Apache™ Hadoop®, announced an expansion of the Hortonworks Certified Technology Program. There has been tremendous momentum with 100’s of vendors in the certification program. Additionally, since its introduction just six months ago we’ve seen more than 70 technologies become YARN Ready.

MapR Forms Alliance with SAS

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of a leading distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced it has formed an alliance with SAS, a leader in business analytics software and services. The two companies are collaborating in the area of business analytics and enterprise-grade Hadoop for customer environments. Customers will be able to leverage powerful SAS business analytics […]

Teradata Acquires RainStor

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Teradata Corp. (NYSE: TDC), the big data analytics and marketing applications company, today announced that it completed the acquisition of RainStor, a privately held company specializing in online big data archiving on Hadoop.