Interview: Nick Elprin, Co-founder, Domino

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Domino Data Lab, Inc. is a new company that started out with a focus on enabling much easier cloud computation, and doing “version control for data science.” I caught up with co-founder Nick Elprin at the recent useR!2014 conference to get the high-level view of his company.

SAS Drives Analytics Into the Cloud with Amazon Web Services

SAS is using Amazon Web Services (AWS) to help organizations improve business functions by creating flexible, scalable, analytics-driven cloud applications.

Databricks Cloud Announcement and Demo at Spark Summit 2014

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Coming to us from the recent Spark Summit 2014, here is a compelling presentation by Databricks CEO Ion Stoica that sets the stage for Spark’s continued advance in the big data ecosystem. The Databricks Cloud provides the full power of Spark, in the cloud, plus a powerful set of features for exploring and visualization your data, as well as writing and deploying production data products.

Sibyl: A System for Large Scale Machine Learning at Google

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Sibyl is an important research project underway at Google that implements machine learning primitives at scale and is widely used within Google. Large scale machine learning is playing an increasingly important role in improving the quality and monetization of Internet properties.

IBM Delivers New Big Data Capabilities on IBM Cloud Marketplace

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IBM recently announced that it is transforming how organizations engage with business content and make it more usable and interactive across the enterprise to deliver better results and improve decision making. Through a new Big Data service available on the IBM Cloud marketplace, organizations can now easily secure, access and manage content from anywhere and on any device.

ClearDATA and Liaison Announce New Strategic Alliance

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ClearDATA Networks, Inc., a leading provider of healthcare cloud computing platform and services and Liaison Technologies, a global provider of secure cloud-based data management and integration services and solutions, has announced a formal strategic partnership to collaborate on solution offerings for new and existing healthcare clients.

Basho Introduces Riak CS 1.5

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Basho, the creator and developer of Riak, the industry leading distributed NoSQL database, today introduced Riak CS 1.5 and Riak CS 1.5 Enterprise, Basho’s distributed object storage software.

MongoHQ and GoGrid Offer Elastic MongoDB Deployment

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Database-as-a-service provider MongoHQ announced that it has partnered with Open Data Services leader GoGrid to deliver its fully-managed platform to host and scale MongoDB databases through GoGrid’s 1-Button Deploy™ solution. The partnership will enable developers to run multiple big data evaluations on demand, fast and with a minimum investment of time or resources, and make it simple for developers, systems administrators and IT pros to retain control of their data in the cloud.

IBM Introduces Elastic Storage on Cloud

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IBM is announcing a new software defined storage-as-a-service on IBM SoftLayer, code named Elastic Storage on Cloud, that gives organizations access to a fully-supported, ready-to-run storage environment, which includes SoftLayer bare metal resources and high performance data management and allows organizations to move data between their on-premise infrastructure and the cloud.

Actian Announces New All-in-One Platform Pricing

Actian Corporation (“Actian”), provider of an end-to-end big data analytics platform that runs natively in Hadoop, has announced all-in-one platform pricing that gives organizations the affordability and flexibility to grow and change with their business needs.