The Prescribed Value of Data Over Time

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In this special guest feature, Shahbaz Ali of Tarmin takes a look at the commoditization of data and how aggregated data has evolved to the extent of being so crucial and proprietary that its value is unparalleled and irreplaceable to the organization.

Tresata Announces Real-Time Customer Intelligence Management Software Powered by Hadoop

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Tresata Inc., a provider of Hadoop-powered predictive analytics software, has announced the release of Tresata Analytics Platform 4.0, the latest upgrade to its class-leading customer intelligence management software for financial data.

The Current State of Hadoop – An Infographic

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For those trying to sort out the big data technology stack, in particular Apache Hadoop, here is a compelling new infographic “The Current State of Hadoop: A look at the rise of Hadoop in big data enterprise applications for 2014,” courtesy of Solix.

MapR-DB NoSQL Database Integrated into the MapR Distribution

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MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of a leading distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, has announced that MapR-DB is now available for unlimited production use in the freely-downloadable MapR Community Edition. MapR-DB was recently recognized by an independent research firm as the highest scored NoSQL key-value database for current offering among all reviewed vendors.

Predixion Insight 4.0 Released

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Predixion Software, a developer of cloud-based predictive analytics software, this week released Predixion Insight 4.0, the latest version of its powerful predictive analytics platform.

The Game’s Afoot! DataRPM Automates Big Data with Smart Machine Analytics

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With booth personnel at the Strata + Hadoop World Conference clad in Sherlock Holmes costumes, DataRPM this week announced the latest product release of its award-winning smart machine analytics for big data. Leveraging the power of cognitive computing, DataRPM delivers the unprecedented ability for business people to talk – literally – to their data in plain English and be immediately delivered answers in visually intuitive ways.

Dataguise Announces Security Solution for Hadoop in the Cloud

Dataguise , a leading provider of data-centric security and data governance solutions for Big Data, has announced it has expanded its DgSecure platform to support Hadoop in the cloud, including the largest cloud Hadoop implementation, Amazon EMR (Elastic MapReduce).

Slingshot Power Taps Actian and Big Data to Supercharge the Solar Economy

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Actian Corporation, delivering an end-to-end big data analytics platform running natively in Hadoop, announced that clean energy provider Slingshot Power is using the Actian Analytics Platform – Hadoop SQL Edition™ to more accurately target customer segments, optimize system performance, tailor recommendations, and predict the ideal pathway for every American home to achieve energy independence.

Platfora 4.0 Announced – Enables Petabyte-scale Data Access

Platfora, a native big data analytics platform for Hadoop, has introduced Platfora 4.0 with advanced visualizations, geo-analytics capabilities and collaboration features that empower cross-functional teams to work iteratively with data at scale, garnering valuable insights to make better-informed business decisions at a fraction of the time that it once took.

Cloudera Unveils Cloudera Enterprise 5.2

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Cloudera, a leader in enterprise analytic data management powered by Apache Hadoop™, has announced availability of Cloudera Enterprise 5.2. The new release represents the proven success and maturity of the enterprise data hub, which delivers best-of-breed technologies and capabilities, with the support and validation of a robust ecosystem.