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NoSQL Database to Power Big Data App for Macmillan Education Australia

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Sqrrl, the company that develops secure NoSQL database software for Big Data applications, has collaborated with Macmillan Education Australia, a leading educational publisher, to help them power a next generation education portal. Sqrrl’s NoSQL database, Sqrrl Enterprise, enables Macmillan to securely store massive amounts of student and teacher data and ensures data is only accessed in authorized ways.

MongoDB 2.6 Released – Builds on Five Years of Innovation

MongoDB today announced the general availability of MongoDB 2.6, the newest release of the popular database. The release builds on five years of innovation and hundreds of thousands of deployments to simplify provisioning and operating MongoDB deployments.

Tableau in the Cloud Continues to Grow

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Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA) today announced that more than 1,000 customer accounts are using its cloud-based product, Tableau Online. The milestone comes just nine months after the company announced the hosted version of Tableau Server, making it Tableau’s fastest-growing product.

A Solution for Real-Time Retail Analytics

Large Austrian retailer MPREIS has long been using QlikView for business analytics. When the data got too large, the company turned to ParStream to provide immediate query response on billions of records for QlikView’s Direct Discovery. Now the retailer is able to view aggregated and highly detailed information in the same dashboard in real-time. In this use case examination, we’ll take a look at the problem the company faced and the steps taken toward a solution.

Teradata Unveils QueryGrid to Couple Hadoop and Analytic Databases

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Teradata (NYSE: TDC), the analytic data platforms, marketing applications and services company, today delivered a complete big data solution with Teradata QueryGrid™, the software that optimizes analytics across the enterprise and beyond.

Jaspersoft and Talend Partner to Provide Big Data Reporting and Analysis

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Jaspersoft, the Intelligence Inside applications and business processes, and Talend, the global big data integration software leader, today announced the launch of Jaspersoft Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL) Expanded Big Data Edition. Powered by Talend, the Jaspersoft ETL Expanded Big Data Edition rounds out Jaspersoft’s suite of access technologies for Big Data sources, which now address virtually all reporting and analysis use cases.

Pivotal Big Data Suite Released

Pivotal announced the availability of the Pivotal™ Big Data Suite, an annual subscription based software, support, and maintenance package that bundles Pivotal Greenplum Database, Pivotal GemFire, Pivotal SQLFire, Pivotal GemFire XD, Pivotal HAWQ, and Pivotal HD into a flexible pool of big and fast data products for customers.

Extending the R Language to the Enterprise

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Earlier this week, I attended a very informative event sponsored by the LA RUG (Los Angeles R User Group meetup) that featured the topic “Extending the R language to the enterprise with TERR & Spotfire.”

Cloudera Enterprise 5 Released

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Cloudera, a leader in enterprise analytic data management powered by Apache Hadoop™, today announced the general availability of Cloudera Enterprise 5, the latest release of Cloudera’s Hadoop platform that sits at the core of an enterprise data hub.

MapR Technologies Expands Big Data Search with Elasticsearch

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MapR Technologies, Inc., a top-ranked distribution for Apache Hadoop, and Elasticsearch Inc., a popular open source search and analytics solution, today announced the integration of Elasticsearch’s real-time search and analytics capability with the MapR Distribution for Apache Hadoop, enabling customers to search and store tremendous amounts of information in real time.