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Teradata Expands Market Opportunity for Industry-Leading Data Warehouse on Amazon Web Services


Teradata Corp. (NYSE: TDC), the big data analytics and marketing applications company, announced today it is making its Teradata Database, a leading data warehousing and analytic solution, available for cloud deployment on AWS to support production workloads.

Croissants, Wrist Watches, and Reefers

In this special guest feature, Chris Surdak, JD of HP discusses observational bias and how it can work to taint the result of big data analytics.

Visualization of the Week: Mass Shootings – America’s Gun Violence Problem


Mass shootings are now sadly a very common occurrence in America. This visualization by Andy Kriebel uses Tableau public to look at gun violence related events in the US.

Couchbase Announces General Availability of its 4.0 Release


Couchbase today announced general availability of Couchbase Server 4.0, a new release that enables developers to build a much broader variety of Web, mobile and IoT applications on Couchbase. The release delivers new levels of developer agility, enterprise application scalability and performance, and business insight from data stored in Couchbase.

Cloudera Launches Kudu, New Hadoop Storage for Fast Analytics on Fast Data


Cloudera, a leader in enterprise analytic data management powered by Apache Hadoop™, announced the public beta release of Kudu, a new columnar store for Hadoop that enables the powerful combination of fast analytics on fast data.

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.

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.