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Visualization of the Week: Cyber Monday vs. Black Friday

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On the heels of the biggest online shopping day of the year for Americans, below is a big data visualization comparing Cyber Monday with its brick and mortar counterpart, Black Friday. The visualization, created by our friends at Datameer using its Hadoop-based analytics platform.

Syncfusion Leverages Hadooponomics and the Cloud for Scalable Big Data Solutions

Syncfusion, Inc., a developer solutions company, provides scalable big data solutions for customers Frotcom and Rudolph Technologies using Hadoop and cloud-based offerings.

TIBCO Jaspersoft Launches v6.0

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TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX), a global leader in infrastructure and business intelligence software, today announced that it has released TIBCO Jaspersoft® 6.

ExtraHop’s Wire Data Analytics Platform Extends the Value of ITOA

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ExtraHop, a leader in real-time wire data analytics for IT intelligence and business operations, recently announced the fourth generation of its Wire Data Analytics Platform. The latest iteration offers an expanded array of out-of-the-box functionality, including a redesigned analytics user interface (UI), the ability to store ExtraHop’s wire data on network attached storage for unlimited look-back, and an Open Data Context API that can consume third party data for enriched, correlated insight.

CrowdFlower’s Data Enrichment Platform Supports Eight New Languages

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CrowdFlower, a leading data enrichment platform to help data scientists collect, clean and label data to make it useful, recently announced support for eight new languages: Hindi, Arabic, Indonesian, Turkish, Italian, Russian, Vietnamese, and Chinese as well as enhanced support for French, German, Portuguese and Spanish. Businesses can now tap into these new Language Crowds to enrich data that requires language proficiency.

SoftServe Collaborates with TIBCO to Build BI Solution

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SoftServe, Inc., a leading global software application development and consulting company, partnered with TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) to develop a reporting and analytics solution on Amazon Web Services (AWS) for a fast-growing company.

Video: Data and Goliath – Why Startups Own the Future of Big Data

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“And, to me, the point of this talk is that the world is changing. There is money going to be made by the bucketful, and it isn’t going to go to Larry Ellison and his gang. It’s going to go to smart people like you who know how to leverage open-source.”

Caringo Announces Direct Massively Parallel, Compliant Storage for Hadoop

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Caringo® recently announced the availability of Swarm HadoopFS, a native Hadoop 2+ connector for Caringo Swarm that saves time and resources with highly-efficient direct parallel map reduce processing, paired with compliance features such as WORM, integrity seals and Legal Hold.

Segment Launches Automatic Data Transformation and Loading into Amazon Redshift

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Segment, touted as a customer data hub, has announced a new integration that enables customers to load data directly into Amazon Redshift. Companies use Segment to collect data from any device and platform, then translate and send that data to third-party services for analytics and marketing.

Big Data Humor: Those Pesky Log Scales

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Knuth Paper-Stack Notation: Write down the number on pages. Stack them. If the stack is too tall to fit in the room, write down the number of pages it would take to write down the number. THAT number won’t fit in the room? Repeat. When a stack fits, write the number of iterations on a […]