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Metanautix Launches Personal Quest Data Compute Engine for Individual Users

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Metanautix, a big data analytics company focused on simplifying the data supply chain, today announced the availability of Metanautix Personal Quest. Personal Quest allows individual users to make rapid decisions on data assets of different format, shape and location using preferred tools like Tableau and the high-level functionality of standard SQL.

Database Scaling Redefined by Couchbase

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Couchbase, Inc. introduced breakthrough scaling technology that substantially increases application performance and dramatically reduces costs. Multi-Dimensional Scaling provides the option to isolate database query, index and data services, so that hardware resources can be independently assigned and optimized on a per node basis, as application requirements change.

Tableau 9.0 Brings Interactive Speed and Enriched Flow to Data Analytics

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Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA) announced the general availability of Tableau 9.0, a major release of its fast visual analytics software. New capabilities help people to achieve more with data, answering questions at interactive speed.

2015 Vormetric Insider Threat Report Results

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Vormetric, a leader in enterprise data security for physical, big data, public, private and hybrid cloud environments, today announced the results of its cloud and big data focused edition of the 2015 Vormetric Insider Threat Report (ITR).

Book Review: Statistics Done Wrong

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Many times we data scientists, not being statisticians in the strictest sense, hold the fear we may commit some kind of statistical faux paux. Fear no more! With the release of a probing new book “Statistics Done Wrong,” by Alex Reinhart, we have a curious road map for avoiding statistical fallacies.

Newest EMC Federation Solution Paves Way for Disruptive Differentiation With Big Data

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EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) today announced the Federation Business Data Lake (FBDL). The fully engineered, integrated and tested solution includes leading storage and Big Data analytics technologies from EMC Information Infrastructure, Pivotal, and VMware to help customers leverage the new world of Big Data, thereby clearing the path for new insights and disruptive differentiation.

MapR Free Hadoop On-Demand Training Exceeds 10,000 Registrants in First Month

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MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of a top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, announced its newly available free Hadoop On-Demand Training program has enrolled more than 10,000 registrants worldwide in its first 30 days, signaling strong interest in Hadoop skills training.

Tresata Sparks Anti Money Laundering Revolution With Databricks Cloud

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Databricks — the company founded by the creators of the popular open-source big data processing engine Apache Spark with its flagship product, Databricks Cloud — and Tresata Inc., a provider of Hadoop-powered predictive analytics software, announced a joint solution that combines Databricks Cloud with Tresata TEAK, a predictive, real-time Anti Money Laundering (AML) solution.

Qubole Extends Big Data-as-a-Service Platform with Redshift Connector

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Qubole, the big data-as-a-service company founded by the team that developed Facebook’s data infrastructure, announced that the Qubole Data Service (QDS) platform now includes a connector to Amazon Redshift, further extending the data sources available directly within QDS.

Databricks Announces ‘Jobs’ Feature for Databricks Cloud

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Databricks — the company founded by the creators of the popular open-source big data processing engine Apache Spark with its flagship product, Databricks Cloud — introduced “Jobs,” a feature for Databricks Cloud at the inaugural Spark Summit East.