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New MemSQL 5 Release Achieves Breakthrough Analytics Performance

MemSQL, a leader in real-time databases for transactions and analytics, announced the release of MemSQL 5, delivering breakthrough performance on database, data warehouse, and streaming workloads.

Bridging the Big Data Gap in Big Pharma with Healthcare Analytics

In this special guest feature, Brian Irwin, VP of Strategy at SHYFT Analytics, takes a look at the three market dynamics driving life sciences organizations to evaluate new data analytics strategies and technologies as they transform into value-based care delivery models.

Webtrends Infinity Analytics – A New Breed of Analytics for IoT

Our friends over at Webtrends just released the infographic below to explain some of the differences between analytics solutions of yesterday vs. today and provides details into what’s coming with their new solution Infinity Analytics.

What You Have Wrong: Three Myths about RAIDs

In this contributed article, DriveSavers Director of Engineering Mike Cobb shares three common myths about RAIDs. DriveSavers has performed tens of thousands of RAID data recoveries in the company’s history.

Infosys Launches Mana – a Knowledge-based Artificial Intelligence Platform

Infosys (NYSE: INFY), a global leader in consulting, technology, and next-generation services, announced the launch of Infosys Mana, a platform that brings machine learning together with the deep knowledge of an organization, to drive automation and innovation – enabling businesses to continuously reinvent their system landscapes.

Accenture and Splunk Form Alliance to Help Organizations Analyze Machine Data to Drive High-Impact Business Performance

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Splunk (NASDAQ: SPLK) entered into an alliance relationship that integrates Splunk products and cloud services into Accenture’s application services, security and digital offerings. Accenture is helping clients use Splunk solutions to improve business outcomes by mining vast amounts of application and operational data to identify trends and improvement opportunities that were previously difficult to detect.

dPaaS: A Disruptive Force in the Integration Space

In this special guest feature, Rob Consoli, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Liaison Technologies, makes a case for the benefits of a data-centric approach to integration called dPaaS (Data Platform as a Service), an integration and data management platform that is fundamentally different from traditional approaches and offers a number of advantages.

Movidius Announces Fathom Deep Learning Accelerator Compute Stick

Movidius, a leader in low-power machine vision technology, today announced both the Fathom Neural Compute Stick – the world’s first deep learning acceleration module, and Fathom deep learning software framework. Both tools hand-in-hand will allow powerful neural networks to be moved out of the cloud, and deployed natively in end-user devices.

A Brief History of Kafka, LinkedIn’s Messaging Platform

In this contributed article, Joel Koshy, a member of the Kafka team within the Data Infrastructure group at LinkedIn, provides a brief history of the Kafka scalable messaging system.

Qubole and Looker Join Forces to Empower Business Users to Make Data-Driven Decisions

Qubole, the big data-as-a-service company, and Looker, the company that is powering data-driven businesses, today announced that they are integrating Looker’s business analytics with Qubole’s cloud-based big data platform, giving line of business users across organizations access to powerful, yet easy-to-use big data analytics.