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DataVirtuality Launches Pipes, a Cost-effective Cloud Service to Integrate Data

DataVirtuality, a data integration company specialized in building agile data infrastructures, announced the launch of Pipes. Within 5 minutes,  developers can now access data from more than 150 databases and cloud-services and securely schedule data imports to analytical storage, such as Amazon Redshift, Google Bigquery, MySQL, Exasol or HP Vertica. No coding or maintenance of […]

The Changing Data Landscape

This is the second 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 realizing a scalable data lake, as well as offerings from HPE for big data analytics. The second entry in the series is focused on the changing data landscape.

Cazena Announces New Data Science Sandbox as a Service

Cazena unveiled its Data Science Sandbox as a Service. The service is designed to deliver significantly faster outcomes from data science and analytics programs. Now, data scientists can run a wide range of analytics in a flexible cloud environment without having to build, manage or maintain the underlying technology.

Introducing Hazelcast Jet – A New Lightweight, Distributed Data Processing Engine

Hazelcast, a leading open source in-memory data grid (IMDG) with hundreds of thousands of installed clusters and over 17 million server starts per month, today launched Hazelcast Jet – a distributed processing engine for big data streams. With Hazelcast’s IMDG providing storage functionality, Hazelcast Jet is a new Apache 2 licensed open source project that performs parallel execution to enable data-intensive applications to operate in near real-time.

Key Challenges for Commercial Text Miners

Researchers use text mining tools to extract and interpret facts, assertions, and relationships from vast amounts of published information. Mining accelerates the research process. However, despite the many benefits of text mining, researchers face a number of obstacles before they even get a chance to run queries against the bigger body of literature. Read on as Michael Iarrobino, Product Manager at Copyright Clearance Center, explains the key challenges for commercial text miners.

The Exponential Growth of Data

This is the first 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 changing data landscape and realizing a scalable data lake, as well as offerings from HPE for big data analytics. The first entry is focused on the recent exponential growth of data.

4 Ways to Encourage Big Data Adoption in Your Business

In this contributed article, technology writer and blogger Kayla Matthews offers four ways to encourage big data adoption in your business. If you’re trying to stimulate interest in big data throughout your organization and get employees on board, keep reading, encouraging adoption may not always be straightforward, but it’s a worthwhile endeavor.

Why Small Businesses Shouldn’t Fear Big Data

In this contributed article, tech writer Linda Gimmeson discusses how big data technology isn’t just for large enterprises, but rather with a bit of ingenuity, there are feasible ways for small businesses to leverage big data as well.

Informatica Fast Tracks Journey to the Cloud with Pay-As-You-Go Pricing for Informatica Cloud Services for Microsoft Azure

Informatica, a leading worldwide provider of data management solutions, announced the availability of hourly pricing for Informatica Cloud® Services for Microsoft Azure in the Azure Marketplace. Now available as a pay-as-you-go hourly pricing model, this solution is designed to help users of the Azure cloud platform and Microsoft Cortana Intelligence Suite jump-start cloud data integration and management projects.

BlueData Delivers Ultimate Flexibility and Choice for Big Data Deployments on Amazon Web Services

BlueData, provider of a leading Big-Data-as-a-Service (BDaaS) software platform, announced the general availability of its BlueData EPIC software on Amazon Web Services (AWS). BlueData EPIC on AWS delivers ultimate flexibility and choice for Big Data environments, enterprise-class security and cost controls for multi-tenant deployments, as well as the ability to tap into both Amazon S3 and on-premises storage.