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Clusterpoint 4 Computing Engine Combines Instantly Scalable Database and Computational Power


Clusterpoint, a NoSQL database vendor providing Database-As-A-Service (DBAAS), announced the availability of Clusterpoint 4, an evolution of its database software now becoming a computing engine. This unique platform combines an instantly scalable document-oriented database and computing infrastructure so businesses can process and analyze large amounts of data in real-time at a reasonable cost.

Video: Challenging Analytics Architectures from HP

Joseph George from HP presented this talk at the recent HPC User Forum. “This paper describes the HP Big Data Reference Architecture (BDRA) solution and outlines how a modern architectural approach to Hadoop provides the basis for consolidating multiple big data projects while, at the same time, enhancing price/performance, density, and agility. HP BDRA is a modern, flexible architecture for the deployment of big data solutions; it is designed to improve access to big data, rapidly deploy big data solutions, and provide the flexibility needed to optimize the infrastructure in response to the ever-changing requirements in a Hadoop ecosystem.”

OnCorps Launches Adaptive Decision Analytics Platform


OnCorps today unveiled its Adaptive Decision Analytics platform that intelligently engages users and nudges them to make better decisions.

Tinder and Interana Find a Match

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Tinder uses behavioral analytics solution, Interana, to understand and explore how its tens of millions of users interact with the app. Generating massive volumes of event data from over 1.8 billion “swipes” per day and 26 million matches per day, Tinder is one of the most used social applications across the world. Gaining deep insights from its event data with Interana, Tinder is providing the best social discovery application to its users.

Fuzzy is Fine for Stuffed Animals, Not for Your Big Data!

Luca Scagliarini

In this special guest feature, Luca Scagliarini, CEO of Expert System USA discusses the importance of using semantic technology for the effective management of unstructured information.

Razorsight Launches New Cloud-Based Predictive Analytics Solution on MapR with Apache Spark

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Razorsight, a provider of cloud-based predictive analytics solutions, is using the MapR Distribution including Hadoop, along with Apache Spark, to take advantage of big data storage and compute. Razorsight evolved its technology stack with Hadoop from MapR to scale cost effectively and to generate valuable insights using data science and predictive analytics for communications service providers.

Yellowfin Launches DashXML to Make Building Custom Analytical Apps Quick and Easy


Global Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics software vendor, Yellowfin, has launched DashXML – a browser-based Java application that makes it fast and easy to create customized analytical functionality and applications.

Station X Accelerates Pace of Genome Interpretation With Qubole

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Qubole, the big data-as-a-service company, announced that Station X, a leading developer of technologies that make large-scale human genome management and analysis easier, is using Presto on Qubole’s cloud-based big data platform to power GenePool™, a powerful software-as-a-service solution for real-time analytics of genomic and medical information.

Centrify Delivers Industry’s First Identity Management Solution for NoSQL


Centrify Corporation, a leader in securing identities from cyberthreats, announced the expansion of its big data security solution with support for NoSQL — reinforcing Centrify’s status as the only vendor to comprehensively address identity management for big data.

Paxata Partners with Cisco to Accelerate Adoption of Self-Service Data Prep in the Enterprise


Paxata, provider of the Adaptive Data Preparation™ platform for the enterprise, announced a strategic relationship with Cisco which includes a jointly-developed solution, Cisco Data Preparation (CDP).