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Trifacta Reveals Spring ’17 Release to Accelerate Expansion of Data Wrangling Projects in Large Scale Enterprise Environments

Trifacta, the global leader in data wrangling, announced the Spring ’17 Wrangler Enterprise release, accelerating expansion of data wrangling projects in production environments through advancements in self-service scheduling, sharing and sampling capabilities. With the Spring ’17 release, Trifacta now provides enhanced features that meet the growing expectations for deploying data wrangling solutions at enterprise-wide scale.

Hadoop, Spark or Both?

In this contributed article, tech writer Blake Davies asks the question: Spark or Hadoop? This question has recently sparked various discussions throughout the online communities. Even though these two work on different principles, they can be applied in a same way for various uses. While Hadoop is a household name in the world of big data processing, Spark is still building a name for itself and it’s doing so with “style”.

Cloudy with a Chance of On-prem

In this special guest feature, Jim Scott, Director of Enterprise Strategy and Architecture at MapR, explores different use cases that may be best run in the cloud versus on premises, points out opportunities to optimize cost and operational benefits, and explain how to get the data moved between locations.

MapR Extends Convergence to the IoT Edge

MapR Technologies, Inc., the provider of the converged data platform, announced MapR Edge, a small footprint edition of the MapR Converged Data Platform. Addressing the need to capture, process, and analyze data generated by Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices close to the source, MapR Edge provides secure local processing, quick aggregation of insights on a global basis, and the ability push intelligence back to the edge for faster and more significant business impact.

Zoomdata Introduces Smart Connector for Vertica Advanced Analytics Database from HPE

Zoomdata, developers of the visual analytics platform for big data, announced a new Smart Connector™ for the Vertica Advanced Analytics database from Hewlett Packard Enterprise. Leading Vertica systems integrator, Clarity Insights, will offer customers pre-integrated Zoomdata packages for Vertica as well as other supported data sources.

Data-Driven Healthcare: A Proactive Revolution

In this special guest feature, Richard Proctor, GM of Global Healthcare at Hortonworks, discusses how big data is enabling key healthcare organizations including UNOS, MD Anderson and Arizona State University to manage chronic diseases, improve overall member health, reduce costs, and manage clinical and financial risk.

insideBIGDATA Guide to Data Analytics in Government

The insideBIGDATA Guide to Data Analytics in Government provides an in-depth overview of the use of data analytics technology in the public
sector. Focus is given to how data analytics is being used in the government setting with a number of high-profile use case examples, how the Internet-of-Things is taking a firm hold in helping government agencies collect and find insights in a broadening number of data sources, how government sponsored healthcare and life sciences are expanding, as well as how cybersecurity and data analytics are helping to secure government applications.

DataVirtuality Launches Pipes, a Cost-effective Cloud Service to Integrate Data

DataVirtuality, a data integration company specialized in building agile data infrastructures, announced the launch of Pipes. Within 5 minutes,  developers can now access data from more than 150 databases and cloud-services and securely schedule data imports to analytical storage, such as Amazon Redshift, Google Bigquery, MySQL, Exasol or HP Vertica. No coding or maintenance of […]

Cazena Announces New Data Science Sandbox as a Service

Cazena unveiled its Data Science Sandbox as a Service. The service is designed to deliver significantly faster outcomes from data science and analytics programs. Now, data scientists can run a wide range of analytics in a flexible cloud environment without having to build, manage or maintain the underlying technology.

4 Ways to Encourage Big Data Adoption in Your Business

In this contributed article, technology writer and blogger Kayla Matthews offers four ways to encourage big data adoption in your business. If you’re trying to stimulate interest in big data throughout your organization and get employees on board, keep reading, encouraging adoption may not always be straightforward, but it’s a worthwhile endeavor.