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The Elephant in the Cloud

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In this special guest feature, Ashish Thusoo of Qubole makes a strong case for the virtues of Big-Data-in-the-cloud technology as a viable enterprise option for implementing enterprise-class data solutions.

Cognitive Scale Debuts First Cognitive Clouds on IBM Bluemix

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Cognitive Scale announced the first standards based cognitive clouds powering applications running on IBM Bluemix. Bluemix is the third platform-as-a-service running Cognitive Scale’s cognitive clouds, the others being Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud.

Proof of Cloud Innovation

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Our friends at DataHero produced a new infographic entitled “Proof of Cloud Innovation” to show how various industries are utilizing the cloud, including enterprise data warehouses in support of Big Data deployments.

Automatic Labs Turns to Databricks Cloud for Faster Innovation and Cost Savings

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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 – has announced that Automatic Labs, the company whose mission is to connect all cars on the road to the internet, selected Databricks Cloud as its preferred big-data processing platform.

Extending Agile and DevOps to Big Data

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In this special guest feature, Tom Phelan of BlueData shares his thoughts about extending the agile DevOps model and private cloud infrastructures to Big Data. Tom Phelan is Chief Architect and co-founder of BlueData.

How Enterprises Really Feel About Big Data In The Cloud

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In this special guest feature, Prat Moghe of Cazena gives his thoughts about doing big data in the cloud. Prat Moghe is CEO & Founder of Cazena, a company with a mission statement to make gathering information easier for Fortune 2000 companies who want to analyze it.

Cloudian Announces HyperStore 5.1 for Scalable Storage for IoT

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Cloudian, Inc., a leading provider of hybrid cloud storage solutions, has announced availability of Cloudian HyperStore 5.1 software. HyperStore 5.1 is an enhanced Amazon S3-compliant, plug-and-play hybrid cloud software solution that now features full Apache Hadoop integration.

Qubell Launches Hadoop Self-Service Test Environments for Big Data Apps

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Qubell, provider of an autonomic application management platform for cloud applications, has announced the availability of Qubell for Hadoop Developers. The new solution enables Hadoop developers to add dynamic, cloud-based test environments on-demand for new or existing big data analytics projects.

Aerospike Accelerates Innovation for Its NoSQL Database

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Aerospike Inc. is fueling innovation, making it possible for organizations to speed the development of a whole new category of real-time, data-driven applications and lucrative business models that were not previously possibly. Today, both startups and enterprises require revolutionary database technology that delivers unlimited scale at blazing speeds, and Aerospike is delivering on that demand with unrivaled price performance ratios that exceed other options.

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.