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Big Data and The HPE Workload and Density Optimized System

This is the fifth entry in an insideBIGDATA series that explores the intelligent use of big data on an industrial scale. This series, compiled in a complete Guide, also covers the exponential growth of data and the changing data landscape, as well realizing a scalable data lake. The fifth entry in the series is focused on the HPE Workload and Density Optimized System.

Apache Spot (Incubating) Provides Scalable, Flexible, Open Source Cybersecurity Hub for Forensic, Telemetry and Contextual Data

Cloudera, a provider of a data management, analytics and machine learning platform built on the latest open source technologies, announced that Apache Spot (incubating) now acts as a modern, open-source solution that can economically provide a comprehensive cybersecurity hub for forensic, telemetry, and contextual data.

Arcadia Data Introduces Visual Analytics Platform Native to Cloudera Enterprise

Arcadia Data, the visual analytics software that solves the most complex big data problems, announced new native integration features for Arcadia Enterprise and Cloudera Enterprise to deliver a comprehensive real-time, Hadoop-native analytics platform. Directly integrated with Cloudera Manager and with new support for Apache Kudu and Cloudera Search, users will now have access to data-native architecture that enables both real-time dashboards and rich data visualization for large-scale, big data uses cases such as IoT data, spanning cloud, on-premises, and hybrid deployments.

Fuzzy Logix Announces Availability of DB Lytix™ for Cloudera Enterprise 5

Fuzzy Logix announced availability of its advanced analytics suite DB Lytix™ on Cloudera Enterprise 5. DB Lytix software enables analysts and data scientists to perform predictive and advanced statistical analysis on Cloudera using fast, fully supported and scalable analytics running natively on the cluster.

Research Firm Advises Analytics Stakeholders and Security Professionals to Build Plans for Securing Hadoop-based Assets

Dataguise, a technology leader in secure business execution, announced inclusion in a report by Gartner titled, “Rethink and Extend Data Security Policies to Include Hadoop.” The report provides best practices for addressing data security concerns related to Apache Hadoop deployments and highlights several leading vendors in the category to support these endeavors.

Splice Machine’s New OLAP Engine Adds Columnar Storage and In-Memory Caching to its Hybrid Relational Data Platform

Splice Machine, provider of the open-source SQL RDBMS powered by Apache Hadoop® and Apache Spark™, announced the release of version 2.5 of its industry-leading data platform for intelligent applications. The new version strengthens its ability to concurrently run enterprise-scale transactional and analytical workloads, frequently referred to as HTAP (Hybrid Transactional and Analytical Processing).

Hortonworks Advances Cloud Strategy with Availability of Hortonworks Data Cloud for Amazon Web Services

Hortonworks, Inc. ® (NASDAQ: HDP), a leading innovator of open and connected data platforms, announced the availability of Hortonworks Data Cloud on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud. Hortonworks Data Cloud for AWS enables users to harness the agility and elasticity of Apache® Hadoop™ and Apache® Spark™ in the cloud for powering new workloads and analytic applications. The new cloud service, powered by open source, delivers the most popular enterprise-grade capabilities of Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP®) with both hourly and annual billing options available on the AWS Marketplace.

ODPi Publishes Operations Specification Providing Developers Consistency Across Application Management Tools

ODPi, a nonprofit organization accelerating the open ecosystem of big data solutions, announced the availability of ODPi 2.0, which includes the first release of the ODPi Operations Specification and the Runtime Specification 2.0, to standardize the development model for big data solution and application providers and help enterprises improve installation and management of Hadoop-based applications.

MapR Event Recap: It’s All About Digital Transformation

Last week saw two compelling local big data events here in So Cal, both sponsored by MapR. I thought I’d provide a short recap of the events for those who were unable to attend. I was on a panel for the first event, “Digital Transformation in Big Data” and the discussion revolved around MapR’s unique vision for the “3 Keys to Digital Transformation.” For a detailed discussion, these points are well described in a recent blog post.

New Business Intelligence Performance Benchmark Reveals Strong Innovation Amongst Open-Source projects

AtScale, the company providing business users with speed, security and simplicity for BI on Hadoop, released the results of its reference performance study: The Business Intelligence Benchmark for SQL-on-Hadoop engines.