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Tableau Sees Exponential Growth, Tipping Point Year in 2014

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On the heels of its 2014 earnings announcement, Tableau shared figures on the record growth of its business analytics products. After five years of exponential growth, the company reached $913 million in lifetime revenue – $412 million of which was generated in 2014. With that achievement, Tableau has become one of the fastest growing companies in the fifty-year history of business analytics software.

Data Virtualization Goes Mainstream

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In this special guest feature, Suresh Chandrasekaran of Denodo Technologies examines the rise in popularity of data virtualization and the important trends that are contributing to its growth.

MapR Launches Quick Start Solutions to Speed Customer Success with Hadoop

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MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of a top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, announced the immediate availability of three Quick Start Solutions for the MapR Distribution including Apache Hadoop. These solutions address commonly-implemented and high-value Hadoop use cases for Data Warehouse Optimization and Analytics, Security Log Analytics and Recommendation Engines.

Data Science 101: Fireside Chat with Andrew Ng

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The topic of Deep Learning is receiving considerable play in the data science community as of late. The fireside chat video below featuring Dr. Andrew Ng offers a unique perspective on this dynamic field.

Qlik and JethroData Partner to Deliver Interactive Data Discovery on Hadoop Solutions

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Qlik® (NASDAQ: QLIK), a leader in data discovery, and JethroData, a fast SQL-on-Hadoop solution, announced a partnership to enable true interactive business intelligence over Hadoop.

Tamr Unveils Enterprise Platform for Scalable, End-to-End Data Unification

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Tamr, Inc., of Cambridge, Mass., introduced a new version of its scalable data unification platform that lets enterprises continuously deliver better data to decision-makers. The company also announced the addition of GE, Roche and Toyota as customers.

Proof of Cloud Innovation

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Our friends at DataHero produced a new infographic entitled “Proof of Cloud Innovation” to show how various industries are utilizing the cloud, including enterprise data warehouses in support of Big Data deployments.

Visualization of the Week: Ultimate Oscars Dashboard

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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.

What Do PHP Developers Think?

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Our friends over at Zend, the PHP company, have unveiled the results of their annual Developer Pulse Survey, which highlights developers’ experience with and perception of application development and continuous delivery practices.

Trifacta Launches Exclusive Free Trial

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Trifacta, a leading Data Transformation Platform provider, announced the launch of the Trifacta Trial Program. With this free trial, data analysts, data engineers and data scientists can now experience Trifacta first-hand to more efficiently discover, structure, cleanse, enrich and distill big data stored in Hadoop.