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New Global Study Reveals Cultural Gaps Impede Companies’ Efforts to be Data-Driven

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A global study sponsored by Teradata Corp. (NYSE: TDC), the big data analytics and marketing applications company, recently revealed an apparent disconnect between how chief executive officers (CEOs) see the current status and benefits of data initiatives and how lower-level managers see them. This and other disparities impede success and imperil the competitive advantage companies hope to realize.

CAC’s Pension Management System Adopts MapR for Its Hadoop Infrastructure

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MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of a leading distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, has announced CAC Corporation (CAC) has adopted the MapR Distribution including Hadoop for its “Micmari” cloud-based pension management system.

Zaloni Bedrock 3.1 Puts More Power in the Hands of End Users

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Zaloni, a leading provider of peerless Hadoop software and services solutions, announced the Bedrock Data Management Platform™ 3.1. The newest version of the Bedrock platform focuses on data quality, operational improvements, an enhanced inventory dashboard, HDFS landing zone, query engine security updates, Impala, Spark, SparkSQL support, and new workflow actions.

DataRPM Enlists Dr. Amr Awadallah (Cloudera Cofounder and CTO)

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DataRPM, a leading provider of Smart Machine Analytics for big data, announces that it has raised additional funding from Dr. Amr Awadallah (Cloudera Cofounder and CTO). Dr. Awadallah joins the venture funds Interwest Partners, CIT CAP Funds, and 20K Industries as investors in DataRPM. Dr. Awadallah will also join DataRPM as a Super Advisor, lending his technical advice and industry expertise to the team.

Cloudian Announces HyperStore 5.1 for Scalable Storage for IoT

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Cloudian, Inc., a leading provider of hybrid cloud storage solutions, has announced availability of Cloudian HyperStore 5.1 software. HyperStore 5.1 is an enhanced Amazon S3-compliant, plug-and-play hybrid cloud software solution that now features full Apache Hadoop integration.

Segment Partners With Xplenty to Enable Data Processing

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Xplenty, the big data processing platform powered by Hadoop, announced integration with Segment, a customer data hub. The partnership will allow Segment Redshift (Segment SQL) users to process data via Xplenty’s easy-to-use, data processing service.

Qubell Launches Hadoop Self-Service Test Environments for Big Data Apps

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Qubell, provider of an autonomic application management platform for cloud applications, has announced the availability of Qubell for Hadoop Developers. The new solution enables Hadoop developers to add dynamic, cloud-based test environments on-demand for new or existing big data analytics projects.

Talend Teams with Hortonworks to Help Big Data Projects Deliver in Real Time

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Talend_logo_011315Talend, a global big data integration software leader, has strengthened its partnership with Hortonworks® by supporting a preview version of the latest Apache™ Hadoop® extension, Apache Storm, in Talend 5.6.

Online Retailer Reports ROI with Teradata Aster Discovery Analytics

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A Total Economic Impact study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Teradata found that the Teradata Aster Discovery Platform is delivering compelling economic and technology Return on Investment (ROI) as well as important business and marketing benefits for an online flash sale retailer. The study was based on a Teradata retail customer with over five years of experience using the Aster Discovery Platform to implement a big data analytics and discovery solution.

MapR Performance Benchmark Exceeds 100M Data Points Per Second Ingest

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MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of a leading distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, announced breakthrough performance results achieved using standard open source software, OpenTSDB, running on the MapR Distribution. Using only four-nodes of a 10-node cluster, the MapR Distribution with its in-Hadoop NoSQL database, MapR-DB, ingested over 100 million data points per second.