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Online Retailer Reports ROI with Teradata Aster Discovery Analytics

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A Total Economic Impact study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Teradata found that the Teradata Aster Discovery Platform is delivering compelling economic and technology Return on Investment (ROI) as well as important business and marketing benefits for an online flash sale retailer. The study was based on a Teradata retail customer with over five years of experience using the Aster Discovery Platform to implement a big data analytics and discovery solution.

MapR Performance Benchmark Exceeds 100M Data Points Per Second Ingest

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MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of a leading distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, announced breakthrough performance results achieved using standard open source software, OpenTSDB, running on the MapR Distribution. Using only four-nodes of a 10-node cluster, the MapR Distribution with its in-Hadoop NoSQL database, MapR-DB, ingested over 100 million data points per second.

Fuzzy Logic Is Key to Connected Health

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In this special guest feature, Sunil Koduri of Zsolutionz sheds light on how fuzzy logic can add value to the immense amount of data collected by wearable devices.

Fractal Analytics Acquires Mobius Innovations

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Fractal Analytics, a global provider of advanced analytics, has announced it has acquired Mobius Innovations, a mobile context awareness platform founded by Fractal’s co-founder Nirmal Palaparthi, to strengthen and deliver the company’s flagship Customer Genomics® personalized marketing solution.

Method360 Announces System Integrator Partnership with Hortonworks

Method360, a San Francisco based Information Technology consulting firm, has officially joined the Hortonworks® Systems Integrator Partner Program to provide customers with Big Data solutions powered by Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP). Hortonworks develops, distributes and supports the only 100 percent open source Apache™ Hadoop® data platform.

Lockheed Martin Introduces StreamFlow Open Source Platform for Analytics

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Software developers at Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] have designed a platform to make big data analysis easier for developers and non-developers and are open sourcing the project on GitHub, a popular web-based hosting service.

Rising Mobility and Its Risks

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49% of organizations see eDiscovery for endpoint data as their highest governance priority in the next two years. A new approach for governing information is a necessity with the rise of mobility. Our friends over at Druva created the new infographic below depicting the problem with traditional data governance.

Data Science 101: Lessons Learned from Kaggle Competitions

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In the video presentation below, “Machine learning best practices we’ve learned from hundreds of competitions,” Ben Hamner, Chief Scientist at Kaggle, discusses some very intriguing insights into how find success in data science projects.

British Gas Selects WANdisco for Major Big Data Project

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WANdisco (LSE: WAND), a leading provider of continuous-availability software for global enterprises to meet the challenges of Big Data, announced yesterday that after an extensive evaluation, British Gas, the UK’s largest utility and home services provider, has significantly scaled up its Non-Stop Hadoop for Hortonworks (NASDAQ: HDP) deployment for live customer-facing operations.

Govini Powers World Bank’s New Open Government Contracts Platform

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Govini, a leading business intelligence provider to government contractors, has announced that the World Bank leverages its platform to provide open, transparent and competitive contracting through its new Open Government Contracts Platform, furthering the Bank’s open government agenda and goal of eradicating poverty around the globe.