Pepperdata Enables Opower to Rely on Hadoop for Real-time Big Data Analytics

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Pepperdata, a leader in Apache Hadoop performance optimization, has announced that Opower, a leader in cloud-based software for the utility industry, has deployed Pepperdata Supervisor, a real-time cluster optimizer, to ensure its production Hadoop environment can scale to hundreds of billions of data points reliably, efficiently and on time.

Yahoo! JAPAN Partners With Treasure Data

Treasure Data, a cloud service for big data, has announced a partnership with Yahoo! JAPAN to offer big data solutions.

Solutionary Leverages Big Data Analytics to Speed Real-Time Threat Detection

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Solutionary, an NTT Group security company (NYSE: NTT) and the next-generation managed security services provider (MSSP), has announced that its Security Engineering Research Team (SERT) is combining its deep security expertise with big data analytics to expand global correlation, providing customers with a greater view of attack indicators and a true understanding of attackers’ goals and techniques.

The Weather Channel Transitioning All Digital Properties to MongoDB

MongoDB today announced that weather.com, the online home of The Weather Channel brand, uses MongoDB to serve data for the company’s newest iOS and Android apps. The apps provide trusted, accurate weather data to more than 40 million users, including severe weather alerts to subscribers in affected geographic locations, in real time.

Certona Launches Predictive Cloud for Digital Marketers and Retailers

Certona, a leader in real-time omnichannel personalization for the world’s largest brands and retailers, has introduced the Certona® Predictive Cloud™ to empower brands, technology providers, digital agencies and system integrators to create the next generation of highly personalized apps and services with full access to Certona’s open infrastructure.

Data Access and Exploratory Data Analysis

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Enterprise data assets are what feed the predictive analytic process, and any tool must facilitate easy integration with all the different types data sources required to answer critical business questions. Robust predictive analytics needs to access analytical and relational databases, OLAP cubes, flat files, and enterprise applications.

Visualization of the Week: US Weather Trends

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This week’s visualization choice was selected because it really hit home for me living in Los Angeles. Just in case you’re not familiar with our plight here in Hollyweird, we have a case of perpetual summer and severe drought conditions which when coupled together have produced a rather harsh climate in which to live.

Continuent Announces Tungsten 3.0

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Continuent, Inc., a leading provider of open source database clustering and replication solutions, today announced Continuent Tungsten 3.0, a powerful solution that combines advanced clustering and replication technologies to meet the transaction processing and analytic needs of the entire business.

Peaxy Hyperfiler Delivers on the Promise of Advanced Analytics

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Peaxy, Inc. has announced general availability of the Peaxy® Hyperfiler®, its hyper-scale data management system that enables enterprises to access and manage massive amounts of unstructured data without disrupting business operations.

Earn Your Masters in Predictive Analytics from Northwestern

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As businesses seek to maximize the value of vast new stores of available data, Northwestern University’s Master of Science in Predictive Analytics program prepares students to meet the growing demand in virtually every industry for data-driven leadership and problem solving.