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Strategic Big Data Pivot Leads Webtrends to Success

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The interview that follows is with Peter Crossley, Director of Product Architecture at Webtrends to discuss his company’s data platform centered around Hadoop and Spark.

Hadoop 101: Learning the Core Elements of Hadoop

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A background in Hadoop can serve as a valuable differentiator for professionals interested in building new areas of expertise in managing and analyzing data. To address this need, MapR launched earlier this year a free, comprehensive On-Demand Training program that can lead to becoming a certified Hadoop professional.

Big Data Humor: A Little Game for the Data Scientists

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Who knew! Data scientists now have a little game. We’ve been waiting a long time for this!

Big Data Humor: The Fat Jewish is Big Data featuring Todrick as Hadoop

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Our friend Big Data a.k.a The Fat Jewish and his partner in knowledge Todrick Hall share some wisdom for what your customers really need. Check them out as they drop massive analytical intelligence in this newly released rap video.

At TrueCar It’s Time to Invest and Be Innovative with Big Data

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At the recent Hadoop Summit 2015 in San Jose, I had the opportunity to sit down with Russell Foltz-Smith, VP of Data Platform with TrueCar, Inc. to discuss his company’s use of data in general and Hadoop specifically.

Station X Accelerates Pace of Genome Interpretation With Qubole

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Qubole, the big data-as-a-service company, announced that Station X, a leading developer of technologies that make large-scale human genome management and analysis easier, is using Presto on Qubole’s cloud-based big data platform to power GenePool™, a powerful software-as-a-service solution for real-time analytics of genomic and medical information.

Niara Launches from Stealth with Big Data Based Security Intelligence Solution

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Cyber security startup Niara emerged from stealth to unveil its Security Intelligence solution, the first of its kind to combine advanced security analytics and forensics to help security teams quickly surface sophisticated cyber threats within their organization. Built on a big data architecture, the Niara Security Intelligence solution analyzes security data from disparate sources.

MarkLogic NoSQL Powers Saturday Night Live App and Dedicated SNL 40 Website

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MarkLogic Corporation, a leading Enterprise NoSQL database platform provider, announced that NBC Entertainment’s (NBC) wildly popular and upgraded SNL app and SNL 40 website are powered by the MarkLogic® Enterprise NoSQL database platform.

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Gains Operational Insight across 500 Stores with Advanced Big Data Analytics in the Cloud

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Business intelligence (BI) and data warehouse solutions provider iOLAP Inc. has combined Syncsort’s DMX data integration software with Yellowfin’s BI platform and Amazon Redshift for data warehousing to provide one of America’s most successful food chains, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, with deep operational insight across its 500 U.S. restaurants.

Hadoop 101: The Future of Analytics – Real-time streaming

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Thomas Weise, principal architect at DataTorrent, discusses the future of analytics – the importance of real-time streaming and how it is essential for big data analytics and provides valuable insights from data being processed while current and most relevant, rather than hours or days later.