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The Latest Big Changes in Big Data

In this contributed article, Aaron Auld, CEO of EXASOL takes a high-level view of the evolving big data ecosystem.

Jethro to Release Jethro Acceleration Engine 2.0 with Auto-cubes

Jethro, provider of an index-based SQL acceleration engine that makes Business Intelligence (BI) work on Hadoop, is slated to release Jethro 2.0 featuring “auto-cubes.”

Visualization of the Week: MusicPlusData

As insideBIGDATA’s visualization of the week, data author Jamie Laird uses Tableau Public to show us clusters of songs on the @whileyouwork Spotify playlist (MusicPlusData).

BlueTalon Brings Fine-Grained User Access Control, Filtering, and Data Masking to DataStax and Apache Cassandra

BlueTalon®, Inc., a leader in Data-Centric Security, announced BlueTalon 3.1 and the addition of DataStax Enterprise, the database for cloud applications built on Apache Cassandra™, to the list of supported data platforms.

Gigaspaces Launches the Next Generation Apache Spark Distribution

GigaSpaces, a provider of in-memory computing (IMC) technologies, launched InsightEdge, a data grid-enabled real-time analytics platform that incorporates Apache Spark to dramatically enhance fast data analytics.

Interview: Justin Kestelyn, Technical Evangelism & Developer Relations at Cloudera

While at Hadoop Summit 2016, I had the opportunity to catch up with Justin Kestelyn, Technical Evangelism & Developer Relations at Cloudera, to discuss all the progress his company has made in the past year and what’s in store for the future.

Interview: Ravi Mayuram, SVP Products & Engineering at Couchbase

I recently caught up with Ravi Mayuram, SVP Products & Engineering at Couchbase, to discuss recent developments in the NoSQL database industry such as the relationship with Hadoop and Spark, container technology, security, and much more.

How Viacom Built a Just-in-Time Data Warehouse

In the video presentation below from Spark Summit East 2016 conference, Viacom, the global media company, explains how they are using Apache Spark and Databricks to quickly adapt to their audience by building a just-in-time data warehouse.

Reflecting on Ten Years of Hadoop

In this special guest feature, Ashish Thusoo, co-founder & CEO of Qubole, discusses how he’s seen Hadoop evolve over the past decade, what his experience was with it when it first hit the scene, where he thinks it fits in the data ecosystem today and what he believes the future holds for Hadoop.

SnapLogic Expands Library of Intelligent Connectors to Integrate Enterprise Data and Applications in a Snap

SnapLogic, the unified data and application integration platform as a service (iPaaS), today introduced the Summer 2016 release of its SnapLogic Elastic Integration Platform.