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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.

Qubole Secures $13 Million in New Financing to Expand Big Data-as-a-Service Platform

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Qubole™, a leading provider of Big Data in the cloud, announced today it has secured $13 million in new financing led by Norwest Venture Partners. The funding builds on recent milestones from the company, including a partnership with Microsoft Azure to integrate Qubole Data Service (QDS) to Azure customers, and will be used to expand Qubole’s mission to help every company to use the cloud to turn data into business growth.

OneFold BigData Warehouse Now in Public Beta

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OneFold today announced the public beta of its platform BigData Warehouse for terabytes of semi-structured JSON and NoSQL data from mobile and Internet of Things (IoT) data sources. OneFold unifies this data into one, high performance, easy-to-query data warehouse in the cloud.

Xplenty Launches Google Cloud Platform Support

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Xplenty, the big data processing platform powered by Hadoop, has announced Google Cloud Platform support. By enabling Google Cloud Platform support, Xplenty users can now integrate, process, and prepare data for analytics directly on Google’s cloud infrastructure. Xplenty is one of the only Hadoop-run platforms to facilitate third-party Google Cloud Platform support.

Free Promo Code for IS3 Cloud Conference, Oct. 27-28 in San Francisco

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We are pleased to offer our readers a free promo code for the IC3 Cloud Conference. The event takes place Oct. 27-28 in San Francisco.

Dataguise Announces Security Solution for Hadoop in the Cloud

Dataguise , a leading provider of data-centric security and data governance solutions for Big Data, has announced it has expanded its DgSecure platform to support Hadoop in the cloud, including the largest cloud Hadoop implementation, Amazon EMR (Elastic MapReduce).

Salesforce Delivers Wave, the Salesforce Analytics Cloud

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Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), a leading CRM vendor, has announced Wave, the Salesforce Analytics Cloud. Wave is the first cloud analytics platform designed for every business user, making it easier than ever for anyone to explore data, uncover new insights and take action instantly from any device.

RapidMiner Moves Predictive Analytics, Data Mining and Machine Learning into the Cloud

Pioneering predictive analytics leader RapidMiner has announced the general availability of RapidMiner Cloud.

Yahoo! JAPAN Partners With Treasure Data

Treasure Data, a cloud service for big data, has announced a partnership with Yahoo! JAPAN to offer big data solutions.

Learning to Define – Software Defined Storage

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Let’s start the conversation here: If you work with big data in the cloud or deal with structured and unstructured data for analytics, you need software defined storage.