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Singapore Startup Develops Ultra-Fast Big Data Unification Technology by Avoiding MapReduce

Singapore-based startup, Percipient, has developed a way to sidestep a common Hadoop big data function, thereby shortening query processing time by more than 15 times.

3 Reasons In-Cluster Analytics is a Big Deal

In this special technology white paper, 3 Reasons In-Cluster Analytics is a Big Deal, you’ll learn about how recent technology advances within the Apache Hadoop ecosystem have provided a big boost to Hadoop’s viability as an analytics environment—above and beyond just being a good place to store data.

Splice Machine Announces Native PL/SQL Support to Accelerate Migrations from Oracle to Hadoop

Splice Machine, provider of the open-source SQL RDBMS powered by Hadoop and Spark, announced that it now supports native PL/SQL on Splice Machine.

Salesforce External Objects for Big Data

The presentation deck below by Sumit Sarkar, Chief Data Evangelist over at our friends Progress Software, is from his recent presentation at Dreamforce about the “largest object ever.”

Distributed System Architectures for Healthcare and Life Sciences

The insideBIGDATA Guide to Healthcare & Life Sciences is a useful new resource directed toward enterprise thought leaders who wish to gain strategic insights into this exciting new area of technology. This segment focuses on the use of distributed system architectures – Hadoop and Spark.

Looker for Hadoop – Interactive Analytics, Visualizations and Data Modeling on large Hadoop Data Sets

In this special technology white paper, Looker for Hadoop – Interactive Analytics, Visualizations and Data Modeling on large Hadoop Data Sets, you’ll learn how the vision of Hadoop as more than a data store is finally a reality.

MapR Unveils Support for Event-Driven Microservices on Converged Data Platform

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the Converged Data Platform, announced comprehensive support for microservices that leverage continuous analytics, automated actions, and rapid response to better impact business as it happens.

Creating a Virtuous Quality Cycle in Your Data Lake

In this special guest feature, Paul Barth, PhD, CEO and founder, Podium Data, discusses how to create a “virtuous cycle” in which the quality of a data lake continually improves the longer it is used, and how data lake management platforms make this cycle possible.

Galactic Exchange Announces Integrated AppStore for ClusterGX(TM), the 5-Minute Install Big Data Clustering Platform

Galactic Exchange, Inc. announced the availability of an integrated AppStore embedded within the UI of its flagship ClusterGX™ product line. Initial AppStore partner analytics vendors include Rocana Inc. and Arcadia Data, Inc.

Cask Releases Preview of First Unified Integration Platform for Big Data

Cask, the company that makes building and running big data solutions easy, announced a public preview release of CDAP 4, the first unified integration platform for big data.