Data science is all about the underlying mathematics from disciplines like computer science, mathematical statistics, and probability theory. It may appear odd that my partisan feelings toward mathematics can be so well-articulated through a joke, yet the bit of humor below superbly captures my appreciation of the mathematical sciences.
MapR Technologies, Inc., the leader in Apache™ Hadoop® technology for Big Data deployments, recently announced the early access release of the new HP Vertica Analytics Platform on MapR. This high-performance, interactive SQL-on-Hadoop solution tightly integrates HP Vertica’s high-performance analytic platform directly on MapR’s enterprise-grade distribution for Hadoop.
Looker, a business analytics software company, today announced its enhanced Looker Datafold Engine, with support for persistent derived tables to deliver faster, more meaningful business insights. Persistent derived tables rely on Looker’s in-database architecture to empower data analysts and reduce their workloads.
DataStax today announced DataStax Enterprise 4.0, the latest version of its always-on database platform based on Apache Cassandra. DataStax Enterprise 4.0 introduces a powerful new in-memory option and enterprise search enhancements for significantly faster performance in use cases where companies must process data at the speed of business.
The analytics software category is 30 years old and about $15 billion in size. So why is it that information technology research and advisory firm Gartner has not published a standalone Magic Quadrant on the sector until this year? The answer: Gartner has meshed business intelligence with analytics for the past decade, and viewed them […]