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The Elephant in the Cloud

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In this special guest feature, Ashish Thusoo of Qubole makes a strong case for the virtues of Big-Data-in-the-cloud technology as a viable enterprise option for implementing enterprise-class data solutions.

Saama Announces Fluid Analytics Engine

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Saama Technologies, Inc., a leading pure-play analytics solutions company, announced Fluid Analytics, a highly flexible analytics solution offering for fast, measurable business outcomes exactly suited to customers needs. This allows companies to create sustainable competitive analytics in days or weeks as opposed to months or quarters, in even the most challenging enterprise environments.

Tableau Sees Exponential Growth, Tipping Point Year in 2014

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On the heels of its 2014 earnings announcement, Tableau shared figures on the record growth of its business analytics products. After five years of exponential growth, the company reached $913 million in lifetime revenue – $412 million of which was generated in 2014. With that achievement, Tableau has become one of the fastest growing companies in the fifty-year history of business analytics software.

Qlik and JethroData Partner to Deliver Interactive Data Discovery on Hadoop Solutions

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Qlik® (NASDAQ: QLIK), a leader in data discovery, and JethroData, a fast SQL-on-Hadoop solution, announced a partnership to enable true interactive business intelligence over Hadoop.

Tamr Unveils Enterprise Platform for Scalable, End-to-End Data Unification

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Tamr, Inc., of Cambridge, Mass., introduced a new version of its scalable data unification platform that lets enterprises continuously deliver better data to decision-makers. The company also announced the addition of GE, Roche and Toyota as customers.

Visualization of the Week: Ultimate Oscars Dashboard

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When you get your hands on a data set containing each and every Oscar winner and nominee since the first was given in 1929 (thanks Silk!), you can’t just stare at it and do nothing. So our friends over at Antivia built the ultimate Oscars dashboard.

Yahoo Selects Splunk’s Hunk for Hadoop Analytics

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Today Splunk announced that Yahoo has implemented Hunk: Splunk Analytics for Hadoop and NoSQL Data Stores and Splunk Enterprise.

RapidMiner Makes Self-Service Advanced Analytics Available for Hadoop

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RapidMiner, an easy-to-use Modern Analytics platform, today announced significant updates to the most comprehensive advanced analytics offering on the market today. In a world where data lakes are often used solely as a repository for information, underutilized due to the state of the market and limits of technology, RapidMiner’s aggressive advances turn the tide for data scientists and business users alike to extract business value from Big Data.

HP Delivers Predictive Analytics at Big Data Scale

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HP today unveiled HP Haven Predictive Analytics, a new offering that accelerates and operationalizes large-scale machine learning and statistical analysis, and ultimately provides organizations with much deeper insights and understanding into today’s rapidly evolving data volumes.

bonprix Selects Teradata Integrated Marketing Cloud

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bonprix, the global fashion retailer, is expanding its relationship with Teradata (NYSE: TDC), the big data analytics and marketing applications company.