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Visualization of the Week: Jackie Robinson vs. Everyone

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In honor of “Jackie Robinson Day”, our friend Ryan Sleeper uses Tableau Public to compare Robinson’s stats with every other player that came before him.

Birst Launches New Technology Partnership with Tableau Software

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Birst, a global leader in Cloud BI and Analytics, announced a technology partnership with Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA), a global leader in rapid-fire, easy-to-use business analytics. This product integration brings Tableau’s powerful visual analytics to Birst’s agile and scalable Cloud BI data platform through an ODBC connector.

Big Data Humor: One Order of Magic Please

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That’s the problem with being a data scientist, people want you to “work your magic” … whatever that means! Sign up for the free insideBIGDATA newsletter.

Datameer’s Stefan Groschupf on the ODP

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In the latest episode of “Big Data & Brews” perspectives, our friend Datameer CEO, Stefan Groschupf, discusses the benefit of organizations like the Open Data Platform (ODP) and the Apache Foundation.

Xplenty Launches Google Analytics & Google AdWords Integrations

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Xplenty, the big data integration platform that makes it easy to process more data more quickly, announced integrations with Google Analytics and Google AdWords. With the new integrations, Xplenty users can now blend and prepare data from both products with additional data sources, creating a 360-degree view of their overall business performance.

ApacheCon North America

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ApacheCon North America 2015 brings together the open source community to learn about and collaborate on the technologies and projects driving the future of open source, big data and cloud computing.

Basho Poised for Continued Rapid Growth in 2015

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Basho Technologies, the creator and developer of Riak®, the industry-leading distributed NoSQL database, is poised for continued growth in 2015 with increasing customer traction, an expanding partner ecosystem and a number of new technology enhancements that help enterprises and cloud service providers capitalize on the rapid growth of unstructured data.

Platfora Arms Information Security Teams with New Big Data Analytics Tools

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Platfora, a leading native big data analytics platform for Hadoop, announced Platfora Big Data Analytics for Security, a solution that delivers petabyte-scale analysis of enterprise data for use in security investigations of targeted attacks.

Solving the Data Growth Crisis with Hadoop

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Our friends over at Solix have given a great deal of thought to solving the data growth crisis with Hadoop enterprise archiving and data lakes. As a result, they’ve come up with a compelling infographics that summarizes the pain-points.

AtScale Launches to Put the Power of Hadoop Into the Hands of Business Users

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AtScale, Inc., today officially entered the Hadoop and Business Intelligence (BI) sector with its first offering, the AtScale Intelligence Platform. AtScale enables interactive, multi-dimensional analysis on Hadoop, directly from standard BI tools such as Microsoft Excel, Tableau Software or QlikView.