Slidecast: Announcing the Altiscale Data Cloud

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“Altiscale offers the first cloud service purpose-built to run Apache Hadoop. We run the latest version of Hadoop on custom infrastructure, augmented with Apache Hive, Pig, and Oozie, and with first-class support for Python, R, and Ruby. Altiscale’s infrastructure is faster, more reliable, easier to use, and more affordable than alternatives.”

NetApp Webcast: Big Data, Big Problems

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This probing panel discussion made available as an Alcatel-Lucent/NetApp sponsored webcast entitled: Big Data Big Problems How to Get the Most from Your Big Data Platform. The 43 minute video steps you through important aspects of how to approach a Big Data initiative for your organization.

Slidecast: Active Archive – Top Five Data Predictions for 2014

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Members of the Active Archive Alliance – including Crossroads, Fujifilm, QStar, SGI, and Spectra Logic – have compiled their top five predictions for data storage as it relates to active archives in the year to come.

Slidecast: Introducing StorNext5 Appliances

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“For customers who need to retain and access hundreds of terabytes of unstructured data, Quantum Lattus Object Storage is a self-healing, self-protecting private cloud solution that enables more efficient primary storage usage, delivers extreme archive data resiliency and protection, and offers low latency disk access to archive data. Compared to RAID or tape storage, Lattus Object Storage provides the most effective solution on a cost/performance basis for active access, retention and protection of unstructured data in large archive environments.”

Demo: DataRPM Natural Language Analytics

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“DataRPM is a revolutionary business intelligence and data analytics solution that provides a natural language question answering and search interface to analyze and visualize any data residing anywhere in corporate databases, big data systems, files, applications, 3rd party systems, data warehouses and even other business intelligence tools. Available on the cloud, on premises and embeddable in SaaS/ISV applications.”

Slidecast: Introducing GridBank 4.0 from Tarmin

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“With data growing exponentially, one of the greatest data management challenges is end-to-end protection, governance, discovery and access, no matter the file type, device or social origination.” said Steve Duplessie, founder and senior analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group. “Tarmin’s latest release of GridBank is tailored to meet all the needs of organizations facing massive growth with unstructured data.”

H20: An Open Source, In-memory Machine Learning App for Big Data

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“We developed H2O to unlock the predictive power of big data through better algorithms,” said SriSatish Ambati, CEO and co-founder of 0xdata. “H2O is simple, extensible and easy to use and deploy from R, Excel and Hadoop.”

Slidecast: Maxta VM-centric Storage

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“After being told repeatedly that expensive storage arrays are the only way to support enterprise applications in virtualized environments, IT organizations finally have an alternative to storage arrays that significantly reduces complexity and cost. Maxta has broken the code for integrating storage and compute into a converged virtual data center.”

Slidecast: Birst Recurring Revenue Solution Accelerator

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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.

Slidecast: ClearStory – The Next Era of Data Analysis

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In this slidecast, the RichReport looks into ClearStory Data, an integrated Application & Platform speeding analysis across internal & external data.