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Using Apache Spark in the Enterprise


In this special guest feature, Eric Frenkiel of MemSQL champions the use of Apache Spark in the enterprise coupled with in-memory database technology to achieve the promise of real-time analytics.

Why You Need to Know About Agile Analytics


In this special guest feature, Ramesh Hariharan of LatentView Analytics outlines the virtues of embedded analytics with a goal of blending into business processes and applications.

Comprehensive End User Data Preparation Market Study Defines an Emerging Space


In this special guest feature, Adam Wilson of Trifacta talks about a recent market research study that points to the importance of end user data preparation in the big data space.

Five NoSQL Predictions for 2015


In this special guest feature, Jon Bakke of MarkLogic lists his top 5 predictions for NoSQL in 2015. Jon Bakke is Executive Vice President of Worldwide Field Operations for MarkLogic, a provider of schema-agnostic enterprise NoSQL database technology, coupled with powerful search & flexible application services.

Open Source Software Fuels a Revolution in Data Science


In this special guest feature, Neera Talbert of Revolution Analytics discusses the role of open source software in making data science the rising field it is today. Neera Talbert is Vice President, Professional Services at Revolution Analytics, a statistical software company focused on developing open source and “open-core” versions of the free and open source software […]

Diamond in the Rough: How to Find the Hidden Value in Big Data with Smarter, Better Software


In this special guest feature, Neil Biehn, Ph.D. of PROS examines the three pillars for how to use data to increase the odds of closing sales.

Bridging the Great Divide: Data at Rest and Data at Motion


In this special guest feature, Steven Noels of NGDATA makes the case for coupling “data at rest” and “data in motion” to make for better customer experiences. Steven Noels is co-founder and CTO at NGDATA, a Belgium based firm using big data technology to provide customer relationship management (CRM) solutions. He  has 15 years of product […]

8 Reasons Apache Spark is So Hot


In this special guest feature, Ian Lumb of Bright Computing examines the incredible ascent of the Apache Spark distributed computing platform and provides what he sees as the top 8 reasons why Spark is so hot right now. Ian Lumb’s role is Product Marketing Manager at Bright Computing with focus on Bright Cluster Manager for Apache […]

When Integrating Big Data and Mobile, Location is the Key to Security


In this special guest feature, Israel Lifshitz of Nubo Software Ltd. presents his take on an important pain point for big data in the mobile era – security. He makes the case for storing mission critical data at highly secure remote location as the preferred way to protect big data.

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.