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Interview: OneFold Analytics for Mobile and Wearable Apps


OneFold believes that the expertise of a data scientist should be used for solving the most complex of analysis and not for the more day-to-day aspects of data extraction. The company uses a plug and play DHQL platform for automated data extraction, transformation, querying and reporting. Navneet Aron and Uday Sandhar, co-founders of OneFold, teamed up to answer our questions about this intriguing technology.

Splice Machine Gets Funding for its Real-Time SQL-on-Hadoop Database


Splice Machine can already boast of having the only real-time SQL-on-Hadoop database for Big Data and now they have additional funding to further expand the company’s offerings.

Interview: SAS Reveals In-Memory Data Analytics for Hadoop


“SAS In-Memory Statistics for Hadoop software enables multiple users to concurrently manage and prepare data stored in Hadoop, explore and visualize this data, develop accurate statistical and machine learning models quickly, as well as access, deploy and execute these models in their Hadoop ecosystem.”

Interview: Inktank Joins Forces with Open Source Mainstays Red Hat and OpenStack

Ross Turk

Intank Ceph, the open source software-defined storage system, has expanded its offerings and its customer base by supporting new Red Hat and OpenStack products. To get the specifics, we caught up with Ross Turk, Vice President of Community at Inktank.

Interview: Ubuntu Takes on Hyperscale Using Open Source Technology


“The term and current marketing around “Big Data” may be over-spun, but it’s clear that the ability to store and process lots of data will unlock many interesting use cases that were simply not even considered to be requirements in the past. There are certainly going to be an increasing number of companies and sites that focus on analyzing the data they are generating and collecting with an eye to generating valuable insights – answers to questions like “in what geographical location do my products sell the most?” and “what demographic buys my highest margin products?”

Leadspace Updates Predictive Lead Targeting


“Predictive lead targeting enables you to tap into the social conversations going on among individuals within your targeted companies, including job listings, news and more,” said Leadspace co-founder and VP Products Amnon Mishor. “Based on your Ideal Customer Profile, our automated scoring algorithm identifies the specific organizations that are likely the most open to hearing about your solution, thereby significantly increasing conversions.”

Slidecast: Birst Recurring Revenue Solution Accelerator


Southard Jones from Birst describes the company’s new Recurring Revenue Solution Accelerator, which gives subscription-based businesses the ability to maximize revenue, accelerate growth and reduce churn by putting fast, accurate and meaningful business intelligence and data analysis capabilities at their fingertips.

Infochimps Releases Application Reference Designs


Infochimps empowers enterprises with agile development and rapid deployment of scalable Big Data applications

Virtustream and Intel Combine to Analyze Large Data Sets


This week Virtustream announced a collaboration with Intel to deliver HANA-Hadoop Managed Service for Big Data analytics. The partnership will help customers analyze large data sets in the cloud at high speed. We are pleased to be collaborating with Virtustream on providing cloud based, enterprise class data management solutions with the Intel Distribution for Apache […]

Zettaset and Actian Partner for Enterprise-Class Big Data


The combination of the Actian ParAccel Big Data Analytics Platform and Zettaset Orchestrator is designed to help enterprises manage the extreme speed and scale of Big Data mining and analysis, while preserving platform security and availability.