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MapR Free Hadoop On-Demand Training Exceeds 10,000 Registrants in First Month

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MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of a top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, announced its newly available free Hadoop On-Demand Training program has enrolled more than 10,000 registrants worldwide in its first 30 days, signaling strong interest in Hadoop skills training.

Tresata Sparks Anti Money Laundering Revolution With Databricks Cloud

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Databricks — the company founded by the creators of the popular open-source big data processing engine Apache Spark with its flagship product, Databricks Cloud — and Tresata Inc., a provider of Hadoop-powered predictive analytics software, announced a joint solution that combines Databricks Cloud with Tresata TEAK, a predictive, real-time Anti Money Laundering (AML) solution.

Qubole Extends Big Data-as-a-Service Platform with Redshift Connector

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Qubole, the big data-as-a-service company founded by the team that developed Facebook’s data infrastructure, announced that the Qubole Data Service (QDS) platform now includes a connector to Amazon Redshift, further extending the data sources available directly within QDS.

Databricks Announces ‘Jobs’ Feature for Databricks Cloud

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Databricks — the company founded by the creators of the popular open-source big data processing engine Apache Spark with its flagship product, Databricks Cloud — introduced “Jobs,” a feature for Databricks Cloud at the inaugural Spark Summit East.

Five NoSQL Predictions for 2015

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In this special guest feature, Jon Bakke of MarkLogic lists his top 5 predictions for NoSQL in 2015. Jon Bakke is Executive Vice President of Worldwide Field Operations for MarkLogic, a provider of schema-agnostic enterprise NoSQL database technology, coupled with powerful search & flexible application services.

Tamr to Provide Free, Standalone Version of Tamr Catalog Tool

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Tamr, Inc., today announced that it will offer a free, standalone version of its Tamr Catalog tool for cataloging enterprise metadata. Tamr Catalog helps enterprises overcome the biggest obstacle to business analytics: finding the data. The company is making the Tamr Catalog tool available for free in order to encourage its broad adoption across enterprises.

The Surprising Things You Don’t Know About Big Data

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Big Data is an industry growing at light speed, and rapidly entering into our everyday lexicon. So to help out those not in-the-know in order to ease into technology jargon, here’s a simple resource developed by our friends over at Adeptia.

HP Data Scientists Help Akshara Foundation Transform Education for Indian Students

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HP announced an innovative collaboration with Akshara Foundation that aims to improve the education experience for more than one million school children across the Indian state of Karnataka.

Bridging the Great Divide: Data at Rest and Data at Motion

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In this special guest feature, Steven Noels of NGDATA makes the case for coupling “data at rest” and “data in motion” to make for better customer experiences. Steven Noels is co-founder and CTO at NGDATA, a Belgium based firm using big data technology to provide customer relationship management (CRM) solutions. He  has 15 years of product […]

MapR and Mesosphere Collaborate on Big Data Framework Myriad

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Mesosphere, creators of the Mesosphere Datacenter Operating System (DCOS) for managing datacenter and cloud resources at scale, and MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of a leading distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, announced Myriad, a resource management framework that allows Apache YARN jobs to run alongside other applications and services in enterprise and cloud data centers.