MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of a leading distribution for Apache Hadoop, today launched at Hadoop Summit the industry’s first Hadoop application gallery. Launching with solutions from a wide range of Hadoop ecosystem partners, the MapR App Gallery is designed to help customers derive greater business value from big data as they scale-out their enterprise data architectures.
Federal agencies have great expectations for how big data analytics can improve healthcare, but are they doing enough to prepare to take advantage of big data? A MeritTalk survey of 150 federal executives involved in healthcare or healthcare research reveals that 62% of those surveyed believe that big data will significantly improve patient outcomes for the Veterans Administration and those receiving military health services.
Splice Machine, provider of the only Hadoop RDBMS, today announced that its real-time relational database management system is now available as a public beta. The Splice Machine database enables companies to replace traditional RDBMS systems that are too costly or difficult to scale. A full-featured, transactional SQL database on Hadoop, Splice Machine moves Hadoop beyond its batch analytics heritage to power operational applications and real-time analytics.