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Floating Elephants: Developing Data Wrangling Systems on Docker


At Trifacta, success means developing our data wrangling software against cutting edge systems and maintaining excellent compatibility with data platforms from our technology partners. We need to do this with an efficiency that allows our team to make rapid progress – enter Docker

Platfora Supercharges Big Data Discovery With Mid-year Platform Updates


Platfora, the Big Data Discovery platform built natively on Apache Hadoop and Spark, announced Platfora 4.5, which offers more than a dozen new features that make it even easier for business users and data scientists to work together to derive insights from big data analytics faster than ever before.

SQL for Beginners in a Nutshell


Data sources are an integral part of Big Data and much corporate data are still housed in databases, data marts and data warehouses accessed by the SQL language. More and more, traditional business and data analysts are being asked to work directly with enterprise-scale databases in order to procure data sets for the purpose of […]

Countdown to Inaugural In-Memory Computing Summit 2015


GridGain Systems, a leading innovator behind open source and commercial in-memory data fabric solutions and producer of the first-ever, industry-wide In-Memory Computing Summit (IMC Summit), announced the agenda for the inaugural IMC Summit 2015 being held June 29-30 at the W Hotel in San Francisco.

ZL Technologies Expands the Scope of Enterprise Data Analytics with ZL NoSQL DB™


ZL Technologies, Inc. (ZL), a leader in unified enterprise information governance and analytics, formally announced ZL NoSQL DB™, the company’s core processing and storage engine for massive-scale analysis of multiple data types.

Maana Announced – Big Data Search Engine Powered by Apache®Spark™


Maana, a pioneer in search engine technology for big-data-fueled solutions, announced it has successfully built its industry agnostic, end-to-end search and discovery platform on Apache®Spark™.

At TrueCar It’s Time to Invest and Be Innovative with Big Data


At the recent Hadoop Summit 2015 in San Jose, I had the opportunity to sit down with Russell Foltz-Smith, VP of Data Platform with TrueCar, Inc. to discuss his company’s use of data in general and Hadoop specifically.

Big Data: 5 Reminders to Keep It Real

Avi Kalderon

In this special guest feature, Avi Kalderon of New Vantage Partners believes that for most businesses, it’s not too late to do it right. He provides five essential reminders to keep you grounded as you aim high with Big Data.

Primary Motivators of Big Data vis-à-vis Scientific Research


This article is the second in an editorial series with a goal to provide a road map for scientific researchers wishing to capitalize on the rapid growth of big data technology for collecting, transforming, analyzing, and visualizing large scientific data sets.

Jut Launches its Operations Data Hub in Open Beta


Jut, the Operations Data Hub for DevOps, announced the availability of its platform in open beta. Built for people who are constantly looking for clues into what their company’s software is actually doing, Jut is an analytics platform designed to bring together all of your metrics, log and event data in a single place.