Win a Free 2 Day Pass to Strata Conference + Hadoop World Oct 15-17, 2014 NYC

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Thanks to our friends at O’Reilly Media, we have been given one 2-day pass to raffle off for the upcoming Strata Conference + Hadoop World on October 15-17, 2014 in New York City. insideBIGDATA is participating as a media partner and will manage the contest with rules outlined below. The rules are simple: Check out […]

Data Science 101: An Interview with Hadley Wickham

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RStudio’s Chief Scientist Hadley Wickman was interviewed by DataScience.LA’s Eduardo Arino de la Rubia during the useR!2014 conference at UCLA this past July.

Deloitte and Guavus Partner to Address Needs of Australian Enterprise Market

Deloitte Australia announced it had entered into a Memorandum of Understanding in Australia to work with Guavus Inc., a leading provider of big data analytics solutions for operational intelligence, to assist organizations with their big data analytics and operational challenges.

SalesPredict and Marketo Partner Up Using Predictive Analytics

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SalesPredict, a SaaS technology provider that helps B2B companies increase revenues using predictive analytics, has announced it has released an integration into Marketo on the Marketo LaunchPoint™ Ecosystem.

Solix Announces Solix Big Data Suite

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Solix Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of Enterprise Data Management (EDM) solutions, has announced the Solix Big Data Suite, a next-generation Enterprise Archiving and Enterprise Data Lake application platform for Apache Hadoop.

Collibra Launches New Data Governance Software to Boost Global Business User Adoption

Collibra, named a leader in the recent Forrester Wave on Data Governance Tools, announced its award-winning platform has been further optimized with the launch of advanced platform version 4.3.

STUDY: 69% of Consumers Will Own an In-Home IoT Device by 2019

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Eighty percent of consumers have privacy concerns with wearable Internet of Things (IoT) connected technologies, according to the 2014 State of the Internet of Things Study. But half of those same consumers said they would be willing to share personal data collected by such devices with third-party retailers when presented with compensation such as a coupon or discount.

DESY and IBM Develop Big Data Architecture for Science

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IBM (NYSE: IBM) has announced it is collaborating with Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY), a leading national research center in Germany, to speed up management and storage of massive volumes of x-ray data. The planned Big Data and Analytics architecture based on IBM software defined technology can handle more than 20 gigabyte per second of data at peak performance.

The Six Requirements of a Big Data Fabric

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In this special guest feature, Michael Bushong from Plexxi writes about how new requirements in big data have spawned the need for a next generation of “data fabrics.” Michael Bushong is Vice President of Marketing at Plexxi.

Nervana Systems Secures $3.3M in Series A Financing

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Nervana Systems, Inc., has announced $3.3M in Series A financing led by DFJ. Steve Jurvetson, DFJ Partner, who currently serves on the boards of Tesla Motors, SpaceX, D-Wave and Synthetic Genomics, will join Nervana’s Board of Directors.