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Qlik Introduces Qlik® DataMarket, a Data-as-a-Service Offering

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Qlik® (NASDAQ: QLIK), a leader in visual analytics, today announced its Qlik® Cloud offering that is comprised of multiple services. As a result of its recent DataMarket acquisition, the Company is introducing Qlik® DataMarket, a Data-as-a-Service offering via Qlik Cloud, along with Qlik® Sense Cloud for free sharing and Qlik® Sense Charts for sharing visualizations on public sites.

Big Data Insights from 3.5 Million Miles Driven on Highways

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Smartphones have joined car keys, licenses and wallets as driving essentials in today’s connected world. Our friends over at Wefi, the Mobile Data Analytics company, released “Smartphone Usage Trends on U.S. Highways” infographic.

Crunching Time and Space to Turn it Into Usable Data

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Today platforms including Open Source solutions for Big Data (like Hadoop) and GIS Mapping solutions (like ESRI), SAP HANA, and BigTable, a highly scalable distributed storage system that is used in Google Maps – but none of these solutions scale to the requirements of data with space and time attributes or are designed to enable real-time decision-making using this data.

MapR Integrates its Hadoop Distribution with Teradata QueryGrid

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MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of a top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, announced the integration of its utility-grade Hadoop distribution architected for real-time, data-centric enterprises with Teradata QueryGrid, providing best-in-class big data analytics across multiple data sets with a single query.

Adopting Big Data for Manufacturing

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This article is the fourth in an editorial series with a goal to provide strategic direction for enterprise thought leaders in the manufacturing sector for ways of leveraging the big data technology stack in support of analytics proficiencies designed to work more independently and effectively in today’s climate of striving to increase the value of corporate data assets.

Birst Launches New Technology Partnership with Tableau Software

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Birst, a global leader in Cloud BI and Analytics, announced a technology partnership with Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA), a global leader in rapid-fire, easy-to-use business analytics. This product integration brings Tableau’s powerful visual analytics to Birst’s agile and scalable Cloud BI data platform through an ODBC connector.

Ryft’s Open Platform Supercharges Analytics Performance by Eliminating I/O Bottlenecks

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A new IDC Technology Spotlight “Ryft’s Open Platform Aims to Supercharge Analytics Performance by Eliminating I/O Bottlenecks” sponsored by Ryft Systems Inc. examines the issues that are driving organizations to embrace HPDA. The paper looks at the role the new Ryft ONE open platform takes to supercharge performance on even the most challenging analytics workloads.

Xplenty Launches Google Analytics & Google AdWords Integrations

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Xplenty, the big data integration platform that makes it easy to process more data more quickly, announced integrations with Google Analytics and Google AdWords. With the new integrations, Xplenty users can now blend and prepare data from both products with additional data sources, creating a 360-degree view of their overall business performance.

Platfora Arms Information Security Teams with New Big Data Analytics Tools

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Platfora, a leading native big data analytics platform for Hadoop, announced Platfora Big Data Analytics for Security, a solution that delivers petabyte-scale analysis of enterprise data for use in security investigations of targeted attacks.

The Big-Data Gold Rush: Don’t Be a Forty-Niner Gold Seeker

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In this special guest feature, Lior Abraham of Interana uses the analogy that Big Data analytics is like the Gold Rush; everyone wants to find the big nugget, but sometimes it’s better to collect small flakes and compound them into a big gold bar.