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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.

Apache Spark Survey Reveals Increased Growth in Users and New Workloads Including Exploratory Data Science and Machine Learning

In order to better understand Apache Spark’s growing role in big data, Taneja Group conducted a major market research project, surveying approximately 7,000 people. The sample was made up of technical and managerial job roles from around the world directly involved in big data.

Interview: Adam Compain, CEO of ClearMetal

I recently caught up with Adam Compain, CEO of ClearMetal, to discuss how AI already is being used in the logistics industry to decipher the global supply chain’s many big data complexities.

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.”

Bigstep Launches High-Performance, Low-Latency Spark-as-a-Service for Real-Time Streaming Applications

Bigstep, the big data cloud provider, today launched a bare-metal Spark-as-a-Service offering.

Databricks Adds Deep Learning Support to Cloud-Based Apache Spark Platform

Databricks®, the company founded by the creators of the Apache® Spark™ project, today announced the addition of deep learning support to its cloud-based Apache Spark platform.

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.