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Databricks Announces General Availability of Its Cloud Platform

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Databricks, the company behind Apache Spark, today announced the general availability of its cloud-hosted data platform (formerly known as Databricks Cloud).

The Lambda Dilemma: Uncovering the Layers of Complexity to Achieve your Fast Data Goals

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This Hadoop 101 article on the Lambda Architecture was contributed by John Hugg. John is the Founding Software Engineer for VoltDB.

JethroData Secures $8.1 Million in Series B Funding to Advance SQL on Hadoop

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JethroData, provider of a high performing SQL-on-Hadoop solution, announced that it has closed an $8.1 million Series B financing round led by Square Peg Capital, and including existing investor Pitango Venture Capital.

VoltDB Announces Certification of Fast Data Platform on Cloudera Enterprise

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VoltDB announced the certification of VoltDB’s fast data platform on the latest release of Cloudera Enterprise CDH5 through the Cloudera Certified Technology Program (CCTP).

Cloudwick Launches Cloudwick Insight™ for Hadoop Powered by Pepperdata

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Cloudwick, a leading enterprise Open Source Systems Integrator and Managed Service Provider to the Global 1000, announced at Hadoop Summit today its newest service, called Cloudwick Insight™ for Hadoop. Cloudwick Insight™ for Hadoop is an assessment service that uses Pepperdata

Bright Computing Releases New Version of Bright Cluster Manager for Apache Hadoop

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Bright Computing, a leading provider of hardware-agnostic cluster and cloud management software, announces a significant update to distribution-agnostic Bright Cluster Manager for Apache Hadoop. The Version 7.1 release eases the burden of managing Hadoop by broadening and deepening the functionality of its offering.

BlueTalon Sets New Bar for Hadoop Security

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BlueTalon, provider of unmatched data security solutions for Hadoop, announced availability of the BlueTalon Policy Engine 2.0. The technology ushers in a new era of truly secure Hadoop clusters by solving the single biggest source of data breaches – lack of fine grained data access controls – to make Hadoop security on par with or better than traditional enterprise data warehouse security.

The Promise of Remote Patient Intelligence

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In this special guest feature, Jack Kreindler of Sentrian discusses how remote patient intelligence (RPI) uses sophisticated machine intelligence to emulate the same decision process and pattern recognition in a doctor’s head – only faster, and on a larger scale.

Attivio Accelerates BI and Big Data Projects with New Data Source Discovery Software

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Attivio, the Data Dexterity Company, announced Attivio 5, the next generation of its software platform. Featuring self-service data discovery acceleration capabilities, this new solution solves a major issue for business intelligence professionals: significantly reducing the tremendous amount of time being spent on data before it can be analyzed.

MapR 5.0 Extends Hadoop for New Class of Real-Time Applications

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MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of a top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today unveiled at Hadoop Summit version 5.0 of the MapR Distribution including Hadoop, extending its lead in real-time Hadoop, security, and self-service data exploration and agility.