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DataRPM Enlists Dr. Amr Awadallah (Cloudera Cofounder and CTO)

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DataRPM, a leading provider of Smart Machine Analytics for big data, announces that it has raised additional funding from Dr. Amr Awadallah (Cloudera Cofounder and CTO). Dr. Awadallah joins the venture funds Interwest Partners, CIT CAP Funds, and 20K Industries as investors in DataRPM. Dr. Awadallah will also join DataRPM as a Super Advisor, lending his technical advice and industry expertise to the team.

Cloudian Announces HyperStore 5.1 for Scalable Storage for IoT

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Cloudian, Inc., a leading provider of hybrid cloud storage solutions, has announced availability of Cloudian HyperStore 5.1 software. HyperStore 5.1 is an enhanced Amazon S3-compliant, plug-and-play hybrid cloud software solution that now features full Apache Hadoop integration.

Dr. Max Kuhn Interviewed at useR! Conference

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In the presentation below, data scientist, author (“Applied Predictive Modeling” with Kjell Johnson) and R caret package developer Max Kuhn sits down for an in-depth interview with Eduardo Arino de la Rubia sponsored by our friends over at DataScience.LA. They discuss the art and science of predictive modeling in the real world, the multifaceted and […]

Segment Partners With Xplenty to Enable Data Processing

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Xplenty, the big data processing platform powered by Hadoop, announced integration with Segment, a customer data hub. The partnership will allow Segment Redshift (Segment SQL) users to process data via Xplenty’s easy-to-use, data processing service.

Data Science 101: Using Statistics to Predict AB Testing

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The talk below presents simple methods that can accurately predict future performance from AB test results, and that allow you to determine the smallest acceptable sample size. Using four years of AB testing data, you’ll see how these methods really work.

Indiana County Uses Crime Analytics to Fight Notorious Gang

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The Marion County Sheriff’s Office, Wynyard Group and CI Technologies today announced that the Felony Lane Gang Working Group, comprising 92 law enforcement agencies and other organizations, will use Wynyard Advanced Crime Analytics and CrimeNtel from CI Technologies to help fight the notorious Felony Lane Gang.

Qubell Launches Hadoop Self-Service Test Environments for Big Data Apps

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Qubell, provider of an autonomic application management platform for cloud applications, has announced the availability of Qubell for Hadoop Developers. The new solution enables Hadoop developers to add dynamic, cloud-based test environments on-demand for new or existing big data analytics projects.

Visualization of the Week: #JeSuisCharlie

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Our visualization of the week comes from our friend, former Tableau Iron Viz contestant, Jonathan Trajkovic who reflects on the Twitter response to the recent tragedy in his home country of France.

Talend Teams with Hortonworks to Help Big Data Projects Deliver in Real Time

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Talend_logo_011315Talend, a global big data integration software leader, has strengthened its partnership with Hortonworks® by supporting a preview version of the latest Apache™ Hadoop® extension, Apache Storm, in Talend 5.6.

GraphLab Morphs into Dato with $18.5 Million in Funding

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GraphLab announced it closed an $18.5 million Series B funding round led by Vulcan Capital with participation from Opus Capital and existing investors New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and Madrona Venture Group. The company has also changed its name and brand from GraphLab to Dato, reflecting the evolution of its popular machine learning platform which now enables the creation of intelligent applications based on any type of data, including graphs, tables, text and images.