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Alteryx And Microsoft Join Forces To Accelerate Data Blending


Alteryx Inc., a leader in data blending and advanced analytics, announced a new relationship with Microsoft Corp., to provide business analysts a better way to take advantage of data blending and advanced analytics that leads to deeper insights in hours, not the weeks typical of traditional approaches.

Hitting a Big Data Wall? How to Improve Hadoop ROI

Mike Maciag

In this special guest feature, Mike Maciag, COO of Altiscale outlines a formula for working to improve ROI for Hadoop deployments.

Accanto Systems Chooses Actian to Power Its Intelligent Customer Experience Management Platform


Actian Corporation, a high-performing enterprise-grade SQL (Structured Query Language) analytics platform company, announced that Accanto Systems has selected the Actian Analytics Platform to power its well-known Intelligent Customer Experience Management (iCEM) offering.

Couchbase Announces General Availability of its 4.0 Release


Couchbase today announced general availability of Couchbase Server 4.0, a new release that enables developers to build a much broader variety of Web, mobile and IoT applications on Couchbase. The release delivers new levels of developer agility, enterprise application scalability and performance, and business insight from data stored in Couchbase.

Cloudera Launches Kudu, New Hadoop Storage for Fast Analytics on Fast Data


Cloudera, a leader in enterprise analytic data management powered by Apache Hadoop™, announced the public beta release of Kudu, a new columnar store for Hadoop that enables the powerful combination of fast analytics on fast data.

Tinder and Interana Find a Match

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Tinder uses behavioral analytics solution, Interana, to understand and explore how its tens of millions of users interact with the app. Generating massive volumes of event data from over 1.8 billion “swipes” per day and 26 million matches per day, Tinder is one of the most used social applications across the world. Gaining deep insights from its event data with Interana, Tinder is providing the best social discovery application to its users.

Razorsight Launches New Cloud-Based Predictive Analytics Solution on MapR with Apache Spark

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Razorsight, a provider of cloud-based predictive analytics solutions, is using the MapR Distribution including Hadoop, along with Apache Spark, to take advantage of big data storage and compute. Razorsight evolved its technology stack with Hadoop from MapR to scale cost effectively and to generate valuable insights using data science and predictive analytics for communications service providers.

Station X Accelerates Pace of Genome Interpretation With Qubole

HPC Life Sciences

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.

Centrify Delivers Industry’s First Identity Management Solution for NoSQL


Centrify Corporation, a leader in securing identities from cyberthreats, announced the expansion of its big data security solution with support for NoSQL — reinforcing Centrify’s status as the only vendor to comprehensively address identity management for big data.

Paxata Partners with Cisco to Accelerate Adoption of Self-Service Data Prep in the Enterprise


Paxata, provider of the Adaptive Data Preparation™ platform for the enterprise, announced a strategic relationship with Cisco which includes a jointly-developed solution, Cisco Data Preparation (CDP).