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.

Designing a High Performance Lustre Storage System: A Case Study

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Intel’s White Paper, “Architecting a High-Performance Storage System,” shows you the step-by-step process in the design of a Lustre file system. It is available for download at insideBIGDATA White Paper Library. “Although a good system is well-balanced, designing it is not straight forward. Fitting components together and making the adjustments needed for peak performance is challenging. The process begins with a requirement analysis followed by a design structure (a common structure was selected for the paper) and component choices.”

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.

AAA Uses Target Marketing with Predictive and Geo-spatial Analytics

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At the recent Alteryx Inspire conference, the American Automobile Association (AAA) shared shared how they rely on predictive and geo-spatial analytics to better serve their members, their branch offices and anticipate business needs.