Altiscale Hadoop-as-a-Service Delivers Apache Hive 0.13

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Altiscale, Inc., a leading innovator in Hadoop-as-a-Service (HaaS) solutions, has announced the availability of Apache Hive™ 0.13 on its HaaS platform, just weeks since its general software release to the industry. For data scientists and businesses that rely on insights derived from data, this is an enormous step forward, as Hive 0.13 can deliver significant performance gains over previous versions.

MetaScale Introduces “Ready-to-Go” Hadoop-based Analytics as a Service

MetaScale, the technology solutions provider subsidiary of Sears Holdings (NASDAQ: SHLD), has announced the immediate availability of “Ready-to-Go Reports,” a program that delivers the analytic benefits of Big Data and Hadoop to companies at a fraction of the cost, without the need for a dedicated Hadoop environment or costly data scientists.

SGI to Preview In-Memory Appliance at SAPPHIRE® NOW

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SGI (NASDAQ: SGI), a trusted leader in high performance computing and Big Data and an SAP global technology partner, previewed a single-node appliance at the SAPPHIRE® NOW conference being held June 3-5 in Orlando, Florida.

Free Conference – Big Data Camp 2014

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Feeling left out because your boss wouldn’t let you attend the Hadoop Summit 2014 happening this week? Not to worry! Here’s a free alternative, especially attractive if you happen to live/work in Los Angeles. The Big Data Camp LA 2014 is a free, all-day conference on Saturday, June 14 hosted at the DirectTV campus near LAX.

Skytree Supports Big Data Analytics in Hadoop with Hortonworks Data Platform

Skytree®, the Machine Learning Company®, today announced that its predictive analytics software is now available on Apache Hadoop YARN to deliver agile analytics on Hadoop clusters. Skytree’s flagship product — Skytree Server® — is built to provide high-performance Machine Learning and takes advantage of the multi-workload capabilities enabled by YARN’s increased reliability, scalability and manageability.

Actian Delivers High Performing, Industrial Grade SQL in Hadoop Platform

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Actian Corporation today announced that the Actian Analytics PlatformTM, an end-to-end analytics platform built to run 100 percent natively in Hadoop, will deliver the highest performing, industrial grade, fully compliant SQL in Hadoop offering.

MapR Technologies Launches Industry’s First Apache Hadoop Application Gallery

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of a leading distribution for Apache Hadoop, today launched at Hadoop Summit the industry’s first Hadoop application gallery. Launching with solutions from a wide range of Hadoop ecosystem partners, the MapR App Gallery is designed to help customers derive greater business value from big data as they scale-out their enterprise data architectures.

Teradata Portfolio for Hadoop 2 Announced

Teradata (NYSE: TDC), the analytic data platforms, marketing applications, and services company, today introduced Teradata Portfolio for
Hadoop 2 to reduce the risk, cost, and complexity of Hadoop deployment and management. The comprehensive portfolio helps organizations address the technical and business challenges of leveraging diverse data stored in Apache™ Hadoop®.

Hadoop Summit 2014 – San Jose

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Hortonworks and Yahoo! are pleased to host the 7th Annual Hadoop Summit, the leading conference for the Apache Hadoop community. This event, expanded now to three days, June 3-5, will feature many of the Apache Hadoop thought leaders who will showcase successful Hadoop use cases, share development and administration tips and tricks, and educate organizations about how best to leverage Apache Hadoop as a key component in their enterprise data architecture.

Interview: Tarmin Manages Data Overload with Data Defined Storage

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“GridBank provides a comprehensive information governance framework to help organizations meet compliance regulations for retention management and disposal, and to mitigate data related risk by using end-to-end data protection. The GridBank Metabase, a distributed metadata repository, enables enterprise search and discovery and provides integration for big data analytics tools for increased data insights.”