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HP Vertica “Excavator” Designed to Power Next-Generation of Analytical Applications

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HP announced the release of a new version of HP Vertica, codenamed “Excavator,” enhancing its open and scalable Haven Big Data Platform. This latest version of HP Vertica enables organizations to quickly ingest and analyze high-speed streaming data, from various sources.

Why You’re Hearing More About “Fast” and Less About “Big”

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In this special guest feature, Justin Langseth of Zoomdata gives his thoughts about three important technology trends driving the “Fast Data” conversation.

WANdisco Fusion Certified for IBM Big Data Platform

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WANdisco (LSE: WAND) a leading provider of continuous-availability software for global enterprises to meet the challenges of Big Data, announced IBM (NYSE: IBM) certification of WANdisco Fusion on IBM BigInsights® version 4.0 for Apache™ Hadoop®.

Paxata Announces General Availability of Its Summer ’15 Release

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Paxata, provider of an Adaptive Data Preparation™ platform for the enterprise, announced the general availability of its Summer ’15 release. Responding to enterprise customer needs, the latest version of its award-winning solution includes significant platform and application enhancements.

Databricks Launches New Features to Bring Apache Spark to More Enterprise Users

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Databricks, the company founded by the creators of Apache Spark, launched major enhancements to its cloud-based platform with the 2.0 release.

Spark 101: Anatomy of RDD – Deep Dive Into Spark RDD Abstraction

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As Apache Spark continues its exponential rise in popularity as a big data platform, the presentation included below dives deeper into architecture -a detailed discussion about how RDD is constructed, transformed and executed over the cluster.

Hadoop 101: Rethinking SQL for Big Data with Apache Drill

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“Apache Drill coupled with the proper NoSQL data store opens up the opportunity for a single data source to be used for both transactional and analytical processing. There is no need to export or transform the data it into an application-specific or even a star schema format in order to load into a data warehouse. Time saved by not having to create software to serialize and deserialize the data into the data structures for any given language, coupled with simplified software testing and less code to maintain, add up to a BIG savings for any business.”

DataTorrent Simplifies Data Ingestion and Extraction for Hadoop with DataTorrent dtIngest

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DataTorrent, a leader in real-time big data analytics and creator of DataTorrent RTS, an enterprise-grade unified platform for both stream and batch processing on Hadoop, announced the availability of an enterprise-grade ingestion application for Hadoop, DataTorrent dtIngest.

DataStax Delivers JSON Support for Apache Cassandra 2.2

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DataStax, the company that delivers Apache Cassandra™ to the enterprise, announced the general availability of DataStax DevCenter 1.4, an easy-to-use visual development tool for Cassandra and DataStax Enterprise. DevCenter 1.4, along with recently announced Cassandra 2.2, provides formal support for JSON data management.

RedPoint Global Announces Support for Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse & Microsoft Azure Data Lake Service

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RedPoint Global, a leading provider of data management and customer engagement software, announced its collaboration with Microsoft integrating two of its applications – RedPoint Interaction™ and RedPoint Data Management™ – into the Azure SQL Data Warehouse, a new enterprise-class elastic data warehouse-as-a-service.