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Zoomdata Introduces Smart Connector for Vertica Advanced Analytics Database from HPE

Zoomdata, developers of the visual analytics platform for big data, announced a new Smart Connector™ for the Vertica Advanced Analytics database from Hewlett Packard Enterprise. Leading Vertica systems integrator, Clarity Insights, will offer customers pre-integrated Zoomdata packages for Vertica as well as other supported data sources.

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 4/17/2017

Above the Trend Line: machine learning industry rumor central, is a recurring feature of insideBIGDATA. In this column, we present a variety of short time-critical news items such as people movements, funding news, financial results, industry alignments, rumors and general scuttlebutt floating around the big data, data science and machine learning industries including behind-the-scenes anecdotes and curious buzz.

Looker Brings Actionable Insights to Critical Marketing Data on Google Cloud Platform

Looker launched a suite of Looker Blocks designed to give marketers the tools to enhance analysis of their critical data. Compatible with Google BigQuery Data Transfer Service, Looker’s new Looker Blocks deliver a powerful, plug-and-play platform to turn data into actionable insights so that marketing organizations can use Looker to get greater value from their data immediately.

How to Solve the Most Common Data Problems in Retail

In the retail business, big data is poised in the coming years to open up huge opportunities in the way stores (both physical and online) fundamentally operate and serve customers. Given the incredibly small margins, Big Data will also provide much needed efficiency improvements – from tighter supply chain management to more targeted marketing campaigns – that can make a big difference to a retail business of any size.

Galactic Exchange Announces DataEnchilada(TM) — Big Data Ingestion Tool Powered by AI

Galactic Exchange announced DataEnchilada™, the next phase in its vision of building a Zero-Experience-Needed (ZEN) Architecture for successfully deploying big data pipelines. DataEnchilada™ is an AI-powered tool designed specifically to simplify and automate the ingestion and classification of data into its flagship enterprise big data platform, ClusterGX™.

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 4/10/2017

Above the Trend Line: machine learning industry rumor central, is a recurring feature of insideBIGDATA. In this column, we present a variety of short time-critical news items such as people movements, funding news, financial results, industry alignments, rumors and general scuttlebutt floating around the big data, data science and machine learning industries including behind-the-scenes anecdotes and curious buzz.

Unravel Data Launches Version 4.0 of Its Intelligent Application Performance Management (APM) Platform for Big Data

Unravel Data, the industry’s intelligent application performance management (APM) designed to simplify DataOps, unveiled a new set of automated actions for improving Big Data operations and performance. Designed by Unravel after months of working with 100+ enterprise customers and prospects to uncover their biggest Big Data challenges, Unravel 4.0 makes DataOps more proactive and productive by automating problem discovery, root-cause analysis, and resolution across the entire Big Data stack, while improving ROI and time to value of Big Data investments.

How Will Big Data Continue to Evolve Throughout 2017

In this contributed article, tech writer Linda Gimmeson takes a high level view of the big data industry to examine how the technology will continue to evolve to address an ever changing landscape of enterprise requirements.

Interview: Bernd Harzog, CEO and Founder of OpsDataStore

I recently caught up with Bernd Harzog, CEO and Founder of OpsDataStore to discuss why data-driven IT operations are a prevailing theme in big data management. Bernd is responsible for the strategy, execution and financing activities of the company. Bernd founded OpsDataStore because every customer that he spoke to still had horrible service quality and capacity utilization problems despite a massive investment in either purchased or home grown tools.

Pepperdata Integrates Performance into DevOps for Big Data

Pepperdata, the Big Data performance company, announced it is expanding its product portfolio with Pepperdata Application Profiler, providing Hadoop and Spark developers with easy to understand recommendations for improving job performance. Application Profiler is currently available in early access and will be generally available in the second quarter of 2017.