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WPI to Launch the Nation’s First Interdisciplinary PhD Program in Data Science

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Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), which launched one of the first master’s programs in data science in 2014, will offer the nation’s first interdisciplinary PhD program in the field beginning this fall.

Qlik and AFAS Software Partner to Deliver Visual Analytics Platform to 560,000 Users

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Qlik® (NASDAQ: QLIK), a leader in visual analytics, today announced that AFAS Software, a fast-growing ERP software provider, will integrate Qlik® Sense into its online product to provide world-class visual analytics to their more than 7,000 AFAS Software clients.

Neo4j Powers Businesses Worldwide With Graph-Based Search

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A pioneer of graph technology with brand-name customers such as Walmart, eBay, HP and Cisco, Neo4j has been enabling graph-based search for organizations all over the world for over a decade.

Daily Fantasy Sports is Booming, Thanks to Big Data

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Many believe that Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) is the next immensely popular online game, similar to the arrival of Poker a decade ago, and the incredible growth of the industry in the USA is the best proof of that.

‘Cloudera Live’ Now Available on Amazon Web Services

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Cloudera, a leader in enterprise analytic data management powered by Apache Hadoop™, today announced Cloudera Live, the fastest way to try Hadoop, is available on Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Niara Partners with Cloudera on Big Data Security Analytics

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Niara, provider of big data security analytics for advanced threat discovery and investigation, today announced a new partnership with Cloudera, a widely adopted big data platform.

Cloudera Enhances Hadoop Usability and Accessibility for Data Scientists

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Cloudera, a leader in enterprise analytic data management powered by Apache Hadoop™, announced a number of new initiatives to enable data scientists to take advantage of big data and Hadoop for data analysis with more complex workflows.

ETL: The Silent Killer of Big Data Projects

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In this special guest feature, Monte Zweben co-founder and CEO of Splice Machine outlines how traditional ETL processes are bursting at the seams with the volume of Big Data and ways to streamline the ETL pipeline.

Huawei Opens Astro to Boost Spark

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Huawei announced that the Spark SQL on HBase package is now open source and available. Dubbed Astro, the end-to-end package combines the capabilities of Spark, Spark SQL and HBase, helps drive Spark adoption in broad a NoSQL customer base and provides powerful online query and analytics capabilities for large scale data processing in vertical enterprises.

Logi Analytics Introduces New Offerings to Fulfill the Promise of Self-Service Analytics

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Logi Analytics, a leader in self-service analytics, announced Logi 12, a major product release that provides self-service analytics tailored to the unique skills and needs of every individual.