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Data Virtualization Goes Mainstream

Suresh Chandrasekaran--VP North America--Denodo

In this special guest feature, Suresh Chandrasekaran of Denodo Technologies examines the rise in popularity of data virtualization and the important trends that are contributing to its growth.

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.

Couchbase Delivers Real Time Big Data Solutions to the Enterprise

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Couchbase, Inc., provider of the most complete NoSQL database, today announced new product integrations into the Hadoop ecosystem that make it easier for enterprises to build and deploy modern data architectures.

StackIQ Boss 5 Announced for Large-Scale Server Automation

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StackIQ Inc., makers of the warehouse-grade automation platform for any large-scale server infrastructure, has announced the immediate availability of StackIQ Boss 5. This latest release contains key new capabilities that represent a significant advancement in server automation technology for enterprise and service provider datacenters.

Data Science 101: What’s Coming for Spark in 2015

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Apache Spark took the data science world by storm in 2014 as a technology foundation for big data applications. In the talk below from the Bay Area Spark User Meetup, Patrick Wendell from Databricks speaks about new developments in Spark and identifies areas of focus in the coming year.

BlueData Brings In-Memory Speed to Big Data Applications with Tachyon Storage

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BlueData, a pioneer in Big Data private clouds, announced a technology preview of the Tachyon in-memory distributed storage system as a new option for the BlueData EPIC platform. Together with the company’s existing integration with Apache Spark, BlueData supports the next generation of Big Data analytics with real-time capabilities at scale, which allows organizations to realize value from their Big Data that wasn’t before possible.

Splice Machine Completes Hortonworks Certification

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Splice Machine, provider of a Hadoop RDBMS, today announced that it’s Hadoop RDBMS has successfully achieved Hortonworks® Data Platform (HDP™) Certification by completing the required integration testing with Hortonworks Data Platform.

Kdb+ and the Internet of Things/Big Data

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Kdb+ is a column-based relational database with extensive in-memory capabilities, developed and marketed by Kx Systems. A new research paper is now available that details the use of kdb+ for IoT applications – “Kdb+ and the Internet of Things/Big Data.”

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.

BitYota Introduces Breakthrough Data Warehouse Technology

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Data Warehouse Service (DWS) provider BitYota recently announced latest release of its flagship DWS for Big Data analytics. This update delivers the platform’s data collection framework, an in-database processing pipeline for ELT (extract-load-transform), enhanced resource management and platform-specific improvements to further boost analytics performance.