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Xplenty Hits New Milestones Following U.S. Launch

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Xplenty, the big data processing platform powered by Hadoop, announced a series of new benchmarks since making its innovative and easy-to-use big data processing technology directly available to customers in the United States. Since its U.S. rollout, Xplenty has executed half a million Hadoop-facilitated data jobs totaling more than one petabyte of data.

Denodo Platform 5.5 Released for Agile BI and Big Data Analytics

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Denodo Technologies, a leader in Data Virtualization, announced the immediate availability of Denodo Platform 5.5. The latest version of Denodo´s award winning Data Virtualization solution is an integrated platform that creates, manages and delivers virtualized data services at both project and enterprise levels with speed, agility and high performance.

WANdisco Releases Non-Stop Hadoop 1.9.10 with Hortonworks & Cloudera Integration

WANdisco (LSE: WAND), a leading provider of continuous-availability software for global enterprises to meet the challenges of Big Data, announced the release of Non-Stop Hadoop version 1.9.10 with support for Cloudera’s CDH 5.2 and Hortonworks’ HDP 2.2.

MIT Launches Laboratory for Social Machines with Major Twitter Investment

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The MIT Media Lab recently announced the creation of the Laboratory for Social Machines (LSM), funded by a five-year, $10 million commitment from Twitter. As part of the new program, Twitter will also provide full access to its real-time, public stream of tweets, as well as the archive of every tweet dating back to the first.

Data Science 101: NoSQL Data Modelling

With the big data education resource below, you can learn about data modelling in a NoSQL environment.

Hortonworks Expands Certification Program for Enterprise Hadoop

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Hortonworks®, a leading contributor to and provider of enterprise Apache™ Hadoop®, announced an expansion of the Hortonworks Certified Technology Program. There has been tremendous momentum with 100’s of vendors in the certification program. Additionally, since its introduction just six months ago we’ve seen more than 70 technologies become YARN Ready.

MapR Forms Alliance with SAS

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of a leading distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced it has formed an alliance with SAS, a leader in business analytics software and services. The two companies are collaborating in the area of business analytics and enterprise-grade Hadoop for customer environments. Customers will be able to leverage powerful SAS business analytics […]

Teradata Acquires RainStor

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Teradata Corp. (NYSE: TDC), the big data analytics and marketing applications company, today announced that it completed the acquisition of RainStor, a privately held company specializing in online big data archiving on Hadoop.

2015 Predictions Reveal a More Pragmatic Approach to Big Data

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Concurrent, Inc., a leader in data application infrastructure, released 2015 predictions for big data and Apache Hadoop. While the past year brought expansion and education across the Hadoop ecosystem and increased investment in related initiatives, 2015 will be the year of pragmatism as global enterprises turn their focus on getting value from these investments.

BlueData Grows Big Data Partner Ecosystem

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BlueData, a pioneer in Big Data private clouds, announced rapid growth of its Big Data partner ecosystem, a group comprised of highly influential technology companies spanning infrastructure, Big Data distributions, ETL/BI applications and system integrators to accelerate the adoption of Big Data Private Cloud on-premises.