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Nearly a Third of BI Professionals Spend 50-90% of Time Cleaning Raw Data for Analytics

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Xplenty, the big data integration platform that makes it easy to process more data more quickly, announced the results of a new commissioned study aimed at understanding the challenges business intelligence professionals face in preparing raw data for analytics.

Leading Computational Scientist Peter Coveney Keynotes at ISC Cloud & Big Data

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ISC Events, the organizer of the inaugural ISC Cloud & Big Data conference is pleased to announce Professor Peter V. Coveney of University College London (UCL) as the conference keynoter. Prof Coveney will be talking about the current state-of-the-art in the development of personalized medicine.

Snowflake Redefines the Data Warehouse for the Cloud Era

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Snowflake Computing, the cloud data warehousing company, announced the general availability of the Snowflake Elastic Data WarehouseTM, the a data warehouse built from the ground up for the cloud.

Under Cloud Cover – How Leaders Are Accelerating Competitive Differentiation

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A new white paper is now available from IBM that highlights a global study of more than 800 cloud decision makers and users, business leaders of all stripes – Finance, Sales & Marketing, Product Development and more – are becoming increasingly focused on the business value cloud provides.

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).

Salesforce Wave for Big Data Announced

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Salesforce [NYSE: CRM], the Customer Success Platform and leading CRM company, announced Salesforce Wave for Big Data—enabling business users to unlock value from big data and gain entirely new customer insights with the Salesforce Analytics Cloud.

Truedash Announces Introduces Advanced Collaborative Platform for Intelligent Business Analytics

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London-based Truedash announces the launch of its Business Analytics (BA) platform, a dynamic, collaborative tool that gives businesses the agility to make informed decisions and get the most value from their data.

Nimbix and Mangstor Announce Converged High Performance Platform as a Service

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Nimbix and Mangstor announced a joint technology offering designed to accelerate high performance data analysis for seismic processing, bioinformatics, and other big data analytics use cases in the Nimbix Cloud.

5 Reasons Data Analytics in the Cloud Will Take Center Stage in 2015

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In this special guest feature, Dave Wang of Databricks enumerates the main reasons that data analytics in the cloud are becoming a top priority for enterprises in 2015.

Beta Release of Google Cloud Bigtable Announced

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Today, Google has introduced Google Cloud Bigtable – a fully managed, high-performance, extremely scalable NoSQL database service accessible through the industry-standard, open-source Apache HBase API. Under the hood, this new service is powered by Bigtable, the same database that drives nearly all of Google’s largest applications.