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Looker for Hadoop – Interactive Analytics, Visualizations and Data Modeling on large Hadoop Data Sets

In this special technology white paper, Looker for Hadoop – Interactive Analytics, Visualizations and Data Modeling on large Hadoop Data Sets, you’ll learn how the vision of Hadoop as more than a data store is finally a reality.

MapR Unveils Support for Event-Driven Microservices on Converged Data Platform

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the Converged Data Platform, announced comprehensive support for microservices that leverage continuous analytics, automated actions, and rapid response to better impact business as it happens.

Cask Releases Preview of First Unified Integration Platform for Big Data

Cask, the company that makes building and running big data solutions easy, announced a public preview release of CDAP 4, the first unified integration platform for big data.

Independent Study Confirms RedPoint Global Delivers Optimum Precision for Big Data Management

RedPoint Global, a leading provider of data management and customer engagement technology, announced findings from a new benchmark study conducted by information management leader MCG Global Services, which revealed leading performance from RedPoint Global’s Data Management™ application.

Interactive Analytics, Visualization and Data Modeling on large Hadoop Data Sets

The vision of Hadoop as more than a data store is finally a reality. Thanks to advances from SQL query engines like Spark SQL, Impala, Presto and Hive on Tez, big data technologies are now accessible for business analytics. With Looker, analysts can build a data model across all their data in Hadoop – easily transforming raw data into meaningful metrics and finally allowing business teams to access and explore years of stored data in Hadoop data sets.

Overcome analytic challenges on Hadoop data:

Get more from your Hadoop cluster by analyzing the data where it sits
No need to move or transform the data prior to performing analysis
Interact with your data through a familiar language – SQL on Hadoop
Create a single source of truth for your enterprise that’s governed by a data model
To learn more download this white paper.

Pepperdata Optimizes Amazon EMR Clusters to Increase Job Performance by 4x

Pepperdata, the experts in the performance of distributed systems at scale, announced a new offering that enables customers of Amazon Elastic MapReduce (EMR) to run jobs up to four times faster and simultaneously cut costs.

Cloudera’s Analytic Database Enables Unrivaled Elastic Scale, Agility, and Performance for BI and Analytics in the Cloud

Cloudera, the provider of the secure data management and analytics platform built on Apache Hadoop and the latest open source technologies, released benchmark results that validate Cloudera’s modern analytic database solution, powered by Apache Impala (incubating), not only delivers unprecedented capabilities for cloud-native workloads but does so at better cost performance compared to alternatives.

Informatica Delivers Out-of-the-Box Data Lake Management Solution

Informatica®, the provider of data management solutions, offers business and IT a comprehensive, self-service approach that dramatically shortens the time to value with cloud ready data lakes out-of-the-box.

Interview: Jack Norris, SVP Data and Applications at MapR

I recently caught up with Jack Norris, Senior Vice President of Data and Applications at Mapr, to discuss how microservices in support of a converge data platform can provide a unique set of benefits to customers.

Interview: Max Herrmann, Chief Marketing Officer at Cask

I recently caught up with Max Herrmann, CMO at Cask, to discuss his company’s CDAP platform and Hydrator and Tracker applications.