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Dell Hadoop Solutions for Big Data

In this special technology assessment report, Dell Hadoop Solutions for Big Data, the premise is to unlock business critical insights from data of any type and size. Data growth is exploding, and analyzing large datasets—Big Data —has become the next frontier for innovation, competition, and productivity. IDC estimates that in 2012 alone, the amount of data created and replicated surpassed 2.8 zettabytes. One forecast from IDC estimates that data will grow to an overwhelming 44 zettabytes by 2020.

Qubole Ignites Apache Spark on Google Cloud Platform

Qubole, the big data-as-a-service company, today announced the availability of Apache Spark on Qubole Data Service (QDS) for Google Cloud Platform.

The Data Lake Forecast Looks Cloudy (and That’s a Good Thing)

In this special guest feature, Ben Werther, Founder and Executive Chairman of Platfora, shares his thoughts about how many view the data lake as a big data Holy Grail and what the future may hold for this segment of the big data technology stack.

Global Study Reveals 90 Percent of Companies Benefit from Big Data in Today’s Application Economy

If 84% of companies are adopting Big Data projects this year, why are 92% of them still seeing obstacles in their implementation? That is what a global study commissioned by CA Technologies explored.

Confluent Unveils Next Generation of Apache Kafka as Enterprise Adoption Soars

Confluent, founded by the creators of Apache™ Kafka™, announced the release of open source Confluent Platform 2.0, based on an updated Apache Kafka 0.9 core.

The TIBCO Spark Connection

This article is the fifth and final in a series that explores a high-level view of how and why many companies are deploying Apache Spark as a solution for their big data technology requirements.

Your IoT Strategy: Data’s Critical Role

In this special guest feature, Rob Patterson, Vice President, Product Marketing at PTC, posits that as manufacturing organizations hone in on their IoT strategy, data’s critical role within that strategy should be top of mind and central to decision making around how the IoT will affect their business going forward.

How to Lift Hadoop Out of the Trough of Disillusionment

In this special guest feature, George Corugedo, CTO of RedPoint Global Inc., takes a look at Hadoop adoption and how this might evolve in 2016.

Antuit Acquires AuriQ Systems’ Japanese Business

Antuit, a global Big Data solutions company, announced the acquisition of AuriQ Systems Co., Ltd. (“AuriQ”), a Japanese subsidiary of AuriQ Systems, Inc., a leading provider of data management software solutions that help enterprises, data centers and e-businesses increase revenue and reduce operation costs.

insideBIGDATA Guide to Scientific Research

In this new insideBIGDATA Guide to Scientific Research, the goal is to provide a road map for scientific researchers wishing to capitalize on the rapid growth of big data technology for collecting, transforming, analyzing, and visualizing large scientific data sets.