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England Rugby League Uses Qlik to Enhance Team Performance


Qlik® (NASDAQ: QLIK), a leader in visual analytics, announced that the England Rugby League team is using QlikView® to analyze its player, match, and talent data to gain better insights into the way the team is playing and, ultimately, enhance their performance.

Can Big Data Save Live Sports?


Our friends over at the Northwestern School of Professional Studies developed an insightful new infographic (see below) that covers how big data analytics is used in sports stadiums.

Visualization of the Week: Height and Weight of the NFL


The new NFL has commenced! This visualization by Shine Pulikathara uses Tableau public to analyze the heights and weights of the NFL players for the 2015 regular season.

MarkLogic NoSQL Powers Saturday Night Live App and Dedicated SNL 40 Website


MarkLogic Corporation, a leading Enterprise NoSQL database platform provider, announced that NBC Entertainment’s (NBC) wildly popular and upgraded SNL app and SNL 40 website are powered by the MarkLogic® Enterprise NoSQL database platform.

Video: Cray Powered Analytics for Major League Baseball


In this video, Barry Bolding from Cray joins MLB Now to discuss how technology can benefit and enhance baseball. According to recent reports, at least one team in Major League Baseball is using a Cray Urika system in a bid to gain competitive advantage.

Unity + Couchbase Mobile Improve Game Development with Sync and Offline Support


Couchbase, Inc., a NoSQL database provider, today announced Couchbase Mobile for Unity, making it faster and easier for developers to build video games.

Visualization of the Week: Ultimate Oscars Dashboard


When you get your hands on a data set containing each and every Oscar winner and nominee since the first was given in 1929 (thanks Silk!), you can’t just stare at it and do nothing. So our friends over at Antivia built the ultimate Oscars dashboard.

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.

InsideBIGDATA Guide to Big Data Solutions in the Cloud

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For a long time, the industry’s biggest technical challenge was squeezing as many compute cycles as possible out of silicon chips so they could get on with solving the really important, and often gigantic problems in science and engineering faster than was ever thought possible. Now, by clustering computers to work together on problems, scientists are free to consider even larger and more complex real-world problems to compute, and data to analyze.

Interview: Razorsight Delivers Analytics Solutions for Communications World


The communications market is a huge one with a lot of competition that mostly centers around price and service. If a company can–via real-time analytics–identify their customers needs and predilections, they can more likely retain them and give them better service. Razorsight uses a cloud-based solution to address this concern that utilizes streaming data to […]