MapR Distribution Version 4.0.1 Announced

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of a leading distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced the availability of the 4.0.1 version of the MapR Distribution including Hadoop.

Big Data Analytics: Gain a Performance Edge with a Hybrid Solution

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With a hybrid approach to big data storage, companies can combine the high performance and speed capabilities of in-memory while solving the storage issues by putting the vast historical data sets on disk. By bridging available technologies, companies can deliver on all counts – including cost.

IBM Introduces Powerful Analytics for Everyone

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Making its biggest announcement in a decade as leader in analytics, IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced Watson Analytics, a breakthrough natural language-based cognitive service that can provide instant access to powerful predictive and visual analytic tools for businesses.

Slidecast: Fortissimo Foundation – A Clustered, Pervasive, Global Direct-remote I/O Access System

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“Fortissimo Foundation is a clustered, pervasive, global direct-remote I/O access system that linearly scales I/O bandwidth, memory, Flash and hard disk storage capacity and server performance to provide an “in-memory” scale-out solution that intelligently aggregates all resources of a data center cluster into a massive global name space, bridging all remote compute and storage resources to look and act as if they were local.”

Cartesian Expands DataStax Alliance for Big Data Analytics

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CartesianTM (NASDAQ: CRTN), the specialist provider of consulting services and managed solutions, and DataStax, the company that delivers Apache CassandraTM to the enterprise, have announced the expansion of their global partnership.

Tableau Conference 2014 – A Field Report

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I just returned from the annual Tableau Conference 2014 (affectionately referred to as TC14) and I’m data overload! The big event took place Sept. 8-11 in beautiful Seattle and I must confess that the experience really energized me.

INFATools – New Data Integration ETL Software Improves Functionality, Quality and Speed

INFATools Mapping Generator software, by Datasource Consulting, provides more efficient and higher quality generation of staging mappings to the Enterprise Information Management and Data Warehousing industry while enabling Agile project delivery with an innovative solution that helps delivery data integration projects faster.

RapidMiner Cloud Announced

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Pioneering predictive analytics leader RapidMiner has announced the introductory release of RapidMiner Cloud to make analytics more convenient, and less complex, with more compute power and data sources.

Couchbase Shines in Newly Released NoSQL Performance Benchmark

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Couchbase, Inc., provider of the most complete NoSQL database, today announced final results of an independent NoSQL vendor comparison by Thumbtack Technology, Inc., an industry leader in NoSQL consulting services.

Data Quality, It’s Everybody’s Problem

Andrew Hermann, President & Director, CorSource Technology Group

In this special guest feature, Andrew Herman, President of CorSource, addresses data quality, a challenge facing all companies in the age of mass data collection. “Successfully tackling data quality is imperative, and achievable with a progressive, methodical approach. Your competitors are struggling with this very issue, and the question is whether this is going to remain your problem, or just theirs.”