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MongoDB to Unlock Insights from Real-time Smart Grid Data

Silver Spring Networks, Inc. (NYSE: SSNI), a leading networking and solutions provider for smart energy networks, is building on the MongoDB database to seamlessly capture and store high volumes of rapidly changing, complex machine-to-machine (M2M) data for its new SilverLink™ Sensor Network

Interview: LC Technology International Stores Data in Cross-Platform Environments

When disaster strikes, lost data could cost you your business. LC Technology International is continually improving their data recovery products to meet these needs.

Data Science 101: k-means Clustering

In this edition of insideBIGDATA’s Data Science 101 series, I’m going to offer up a short instructional video describing the use of the popular unsupervised learning algorithm, k-means clustering.

Data Science 101: The Data Analytics Handbook

“Data Analytics Handbook” is a new resource meant to inform young professionals about the field of data science. Written by a group of students at UC Berkeley: Brian Liou, Tristan Tao, and Elizabeth Lin. Edition One of the book includes in-depth interviews with Data Scientists & Data Analysts.

MapR Adds Complete Apache Spark Stack to its Distribution for Hadoop

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of a leading distribution for Apache Hadoop, today announced a strategic partnership with Databricks and the addition of the complete Apache Spark technology stack to the MapR Distribution.

Data Science 101: Combining the Power of R and Hadoop

Cloudera and Revolution Analytics allow you to derive new business insights from Big Data by providing a joint solution to store, process, and analyze all your data at scale.

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.