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.

Couchbase Server 3.0 Beta Begins

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Couchbase, Inc., provider of NoSQL database software, today announced the beta release of Couchbase Server 3.0. With this beta release, Couchbase seeks to get valuable user input on new features that strengthen its core architecture and greatly improve the developer and administrator experiences.

Splunk Software Helps GoodData Scale Business for Customer Success

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Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), provider of a leading software platform for real-time operational intelligence, today announced that GoodData, a leader in cloud business intelligence, is using Splunk® Enterprise to gain better visibility into its service in order to drive customer growth.

Algorithmia: An Open Marketplace for Algorithms

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Seattle-based start-up Algorithmia is a new marketplace for algorithms. Developers can turn algorithms into scalable web services with a single click. Companies and application developers can integrate algorithms into their own applications with under 10 lines of code by accessing the Algorithmia universal API.

New Search Engine Puts a Check on Big Data

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With today’s big data industry, it’s all about consumers doling out their personal data and companies gladly scooping them up to push them through advanced machine learning algorithms in an attempt to understand every last nuance about you – whether you like it or not. With today’s beta launch of the new Private.me search engine, the playing field has changed.

John Chambers: Interfaces, Efficiency and Big Data

In the video presentation below, industry luminary John Chambers makes a keynote presentation at the recent useR! 2014 conference, Interfaces, Efficiency and Big Data.

SGI’s New German Subsidiary is an SAP Center of Excellence

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Today SGI announced that the company has opened a new subsidiary called SGI GmbH that will operate as an SAP Center of Excellence in Heidelberg, Germany as part of a strategic move to more closely support SAP business initiatives.

Metanautix Comes Out of Stealth to ­Simplify the Data Supply Chain

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Metanautix, a big data analytics company focused on simplifying the data supply chain, has announced that it has partnered with Sequoia Capital for a $7 million Series A financing round.

HAMR – Beyond MapReduce

ET International, Inc. (ETI) has announced that a beta version of HAMR is available for testing. After an extensive period of collaborative R&D and private testing, its big data analytics framework HAMR is now available for market-wide testing by developers and data scientists.