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ClustrixDB 7.0 Boosts Performance and Simplifies Flexible Scaling

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Clustrix, provider of the scale-out relational database designed to meet the high-volume online transaction needs of e-commerce and other Web applications, announced availability of ClustrixDB release 7.0.

How Data Blending Creates Midmarket Leaders

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A recent survey from Aberdeen Research, licensed by Alteryx shows how big data blending technology is essential to helping a company become a leader in the mid-market.

Basho and Cisco First to Integrate Apache Mesos to Ensure Efficient Utilization and Global Scaling of Cloud Resources

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Basho Technologies, the creator and developer of Riak® announced that Cisco will offer as a service Riak KV running on Apache Mesos bringing operational efficiency and high-elasticity to big data services so enterprises can scale with ease.

Altiscale Launches Hadoop-based OLAP-as-a-Service Offering, powered by AtScale

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Altiscale, a leading provider of Big-Data-as-a-Service, announced today that it is making AtScale’s OLAP-on-Hadoop technology available in the Altiscale Data Cloud.

The Three Questions to Ask When It Comes to Big Data

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In this special guest feature, Bill Schmarzo of EMC presents the three questions that companies need to ask themselves before diving into big data. Bill is the Chief Technology Officer for EMC Global Services’ Enterprise Information Management & Analytics service line.

ClearStory’s Spark-Powered Data Analysis Teams Up with Google Cloud Dataflow

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ClearStory Data, the company bringing business-oriented Data Intelligence to everyone, announced a new collaboration with the Google Cloud Platform to speed data analysis on large, diverse data to answer new business questions.

Data Science 101: Using the RForcecom R Package for Salesforce

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In the short instructional video below, you’ll learn how to set up RForcecom, read an opportunity list from Salesforce and utilize a decision tree machine learning algorithm.

Artificial Intelligence is Not Killing Jobs

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Narrative Science, a leader in advanced natural language generation for the enterprise, published their 2015 State of Artificial Intelligence & Big Data in the Enterprise Report. The report includes a survey and analysis revealing numerous insights.

Interview: Michael O’Connell, Chief Data Scientist at TIBCO

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I recently caught up with Michael O’Connell who is Chief Data Scientist at TIBCO, a global leader in infrastructure and business intelligence software, to talk about the flourishing career outlook, demand and job security that a career in data science and business analytics are bringing to the higher education community.

The Critical Need for Strategy and Governance of Big Data

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In this special guest feature, Joe Fuqua of North Highland reviews the importance of strategy and governance of big data. Joe is the senior director of information strategy within North Highland’s Data and Analytics network.