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Interview: Jack Norris, SVP Data and Applications at MapR

I recently caught up with Jack Norris, Senior Vice President of Data and Applications at Mapr, to discuss how microservices in support of a converge data platform can provide a unique set of benefits to customers.

Interview: Max Herrmann, Chief Marketing Officer at Cask

I recently caught up with Max Herrmann, CMO at Cask, to discuss his company’s CDAP platform and Hydrator and Tracker applications.

Talend Unveils New Sandbox to Help Companies Increase Expertise in Big Data

Talend (NASDAQ: TLND), a global leader in cloud and big data integration software, introduced a pre-configured, easy-to-use, virtual environment that gives companies a no-risk, zero-cost way to experiment with the latest big data technologies.

How IoT & Pre-emptive Analytics at the Edge Change How We Think About Applications

In this special guest feature, Scott Gnau, CTO of Hortonworks, welcomes us to the future of data where the modern data application will need to be highly portable, containerized and connected.

Syncsort’s New Innovations and Cloudera Navigator Integration Simplify Big Data Governance on Premise and in the Cloud

Syncsort, a global leader in Big Iron to Big Data solutions, announced new open metadata management capabilities in its DMX-h data integration software that, along with its seamless integration with Cloudera Navigator, make Big Data governance easier.

insideBIGDATA Guide to Healthcare & 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. The guide provides an overview of the utilization of big data technologies as an emerging discipline in healthcare and life sciences. It explores the characteristics of this business strategy and the benefits of leveraging big data technologies within these sectors. It also touches on the challenges and future directions of big data and analytics in the healthcare and life sciences industries.

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.