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A Brief History of Kafka, LinkedIn’s Messaging Platform

In this contributed article, Joel Koshy, a member of the Kafka team within the Data Infrastructure group at LinkedIn, provides a brief history of the Kafka scalable messaging system.

Streaming Analytics with StreamAnalytix by Impetus

The insideBIGDATA Guide to Streaming Analytics is a useful new resource directed toward enterprise thought leaders who wish to gain strategic insights into this exciting new area of technology. Many enterprises find themselves at a key inflection point in the big data timeline with respect to streaming analytics technology.

Informatica Launches Intelligent Data Lake to Help Customers Address Critical Technology Gaps for Turning Big Data into Big Value

Informatica, a leading independent software provider focused on delivering transformative innovation for the future of all things data, announced a new end-to-end solution to turn big data into trusted data assets for faster and more sustainable business value.

Unleash the Power of Data with Dataguise DgSecure for Amazon Web Services

Dataguise, a technology leader in secure business execution, announced Dataguise DgSecure for the detection, protection and monitoring of sensitive data across Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) via the Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR) platform.

Nalanda Technology Unleashes the Power of Precision Data Search

Nalanda Technology, established in 2013, has developed the next generation precision search and discovery platform. Their solutions enable users to carry out a detailed search of their data regardless of where it is stored.

Talena Launches ActiveRx™, Predictive Analytics Infrastructure for Big Data Management

Talena, the always-on big data pioneer, has unveiled Talena ActiveRx™, a predictive analytics infrastructure designed explicitly for big data management workloads.

New Release of StreamSets Data Collector Takes on Data Drift

StreamSets Inc., the company that delivers performance management for data flows, announced the latest release of StreamSets Data Collector, continuous ingest software that automatically addresses the insidious problem of data drift.

Datawatch Brings Powerful Self-Service Data Preparation Capabilities to IBM Watson Analytics and IBM Cognos Analytics Users

Datawatch Corporation announced it has teamed with IBM to deliver better and faster data access and self-service data preparation to IBM Watson Analytics and IBM Cognos Analytics users.

Lavastorm Announces Global Availability of Accelerators Library

Lavastorm, a leading agile analytics company, today announced the global availability of its Accelerators Library. This free, new solution offers an array of pre-configured components that make it easier and faster for all Lavastorm users to build analytic applications regardless of technical acumen.

MapR Converges SQL and JSON with Apache Drill v1.6

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the Converged Data Platform, announced the availability of Apache Drill 1.6 as the unified SQL layer for the MapR Converged Data Platform via tighter integration with MapR-DB.