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Tresata Sparks Anti Money Laundering Revolution With Databricks Cloud

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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 — and Tresata Inc., a provider of Hadoop-powered predictive analytics software, announced a joint solution that combines Databricks Cloud with Tresata TEAK, a predictive, real-time Anti Money Laundering (AML) solution.

Qubole Extends Big Data-as-a-Service Platform with Redshift Connector

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Qubole, the big data-as-a-service company founded by the team that developed Facebook’s data infrastructure, announced that the Qubole Data Service (QDS) platform now includes a connector to Amazon Redshift, further extending the data sources available directly within QDS.

Databricks Announces ‘Jobs’ Feature for Databricks Cloud

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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 — introduced “Jobs,” a feature for Databricks Cloud at the inaugural Spark Summit East.

12 Universities Embrace Cloud Analytics to Leverage Collective Buying Power

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The State University System of Florida has selected Rosslyn Analytics, a global leader in intelligent data technologies, to leverage its collective $3 billion in purchasing power by exploiting the value of data using cloud-based spend analytics.

Radius Intelligence Implements Databricks Cloud for Big Data Processing

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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 — today announced that Radius Intelligence, the business-to-business marketing intelligence company, selected Databricks Cloud as its preferred big-data processing platform.

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.