Spark Panel Discussion with Cloudera, MapR & Pivotal

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The panel discussion video below comes from the Los Angeles Spark Users Group. The talk fosters a lively discussion on Spark’s initial goals, where it came from and what the future holds for Spark. Many leading Big Data vendors are responding by introducing Spark’s capabilities into their architectures. The panel discussion is between the top Hadoop distribution vendors – Cloudera, MapR, and Pivotal.

Sematext Announces Monitoring Support for Apache Spark

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Sematext Group, Inc., a Brooklyn­ based Performance Monitoring and Log Management solution provider, has announces the first dedicated monitoring support for Apache Spark in the latest release of its SPM performance monitoring solution.

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This article is the third in an editorial series that has the goal to provide direction for enterprise thought leaders on ways of leveraging big data technologies in support of analytics proficiencies designed to work more independently and effectively in today’s climate of working to increase the value of corporate data assets.

Pepperdata Enables Opower to Rely on Hadoop for Real-time Big Data Analytics

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Pepperdata, a leader in Apache Hadoop performance optimization, has announced that Opower, a leader in cloud-based software for the utility industry, has deployed Pepperdata Supervisor, a real-time cluster optimizer, to ensure its production Hadoop environment can scale to hundreds of billions of data points reliably, efficiently and on time.

Red Hat Storage Server 3 Advances File Storage and Apache Hadoop Big Data Services

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Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), a leading provider of open source solutions, has announced the availability of the newest major release of Red Hat Storage Server, a leading open software-defined storage solution for scale-out file storage. The advanced capabilities in Red Hat Storage 3 are well-suited for data-intensive enterprise workloads including big data, operational analytics […]

Solutionary Leverages Big Data Analytics to Speed Real-Time Threat Detection

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Solutionary, an NTT Group security company (NYSE: NTT) and the next-generation managed security services provider (MSSP), has announced that its Security Engineering Research Team (SERT) is combining its deep security expertise with big data analytics to expand global correlation, providing customers with a greater view of attack indicators and a true understanding of attackers’ goals and techniques.

YARN Opens New Doors to Easier Programming tools for Hadoop 2.0

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Find out how YARN for Hadoop 2.0 has opened the door to new tools and applications that promise to allow more companies to reap the benefits of big data!

Datameer Introduces Smart Execution Compute Framework

Datameer, an end-to-end big data analytics application for the Hadoop ecosystem, today introduced Datameer 5.0 with Smart Execution, a new patent-pending technology that intelligently and dynamically selects the best-of-breed compute framework at each step in the big data analytics process.

From Yawn to YARN: Why You Should be Excited About Hadoop 2.0

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Learn how YARN offers a world beyond MapReduce for Hadoop 2: less-encumbered by complex programming protocols, faster, and at a lower cost!

Data Science 101: Apache YARN Usage Tips and Guidelines

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Hadoop YARN (Yet Another Resource Negotiator) is a resource-management platform responsible for managing compute resources in clusters and using them for scheduling of user applications. YARN was added as part of Hadoop 2.0. Over the past several months of going to conferences like Hadoop Summit, attending big data Meetup groups like LA Big Data Users […]