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RJMetrics Announces Record Revenue Growth in Q1 2014

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RJMetrics, a leading SaaS business intelligence provider, recently announced strong growth in Q1 2014, including a 114% increase in new revenue compared to the previous period.

Volante Technologies Adds Support for Hadoop®

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Volante Technologies, a global leader in the provision of innovative financial data integration, today announced that it has enhanced Volante Designer version 5.0 to support the Hadoop® framework.

Jaspersoft Teams with Cloudera for Hadoop Reporting and Analytics

Jaspersoft, the Intelligence Inside applications and business processes, has announced product integration with Cloudera, the leader in enterprise analytic data management powered by Apache Hadoop™, to extend the company’s leadership in reporting and analytics for Big Data.

In-Memory Computing Powers Real-Life Marathons

While marathons themselves haven’t changed much since ancient Greece, the experience surrounding them is limited only by imagination and technology. Chronotrack’s technology supports some of the world’s biggest races, like the New York and the Paris Marathons, providing detailed performance and scoring info to thousands of participants in real-time.

Data Science 101: Data Agnosticism

Bits are bits. Whether you are searching for whales in audio clips or trying to predict hospitalization rates based on insurance claims, the process is the same: clean the data, generate features, build a model, and iterate.

MongoDB to Unlock Insights from Real-time Smart Grid Data

Silver Spring Networks, Inc. (NYSE: SSNI), a leading networking and solutions provider for smart energy networks, is building on the MongoDB database to seamlessly capture and store high volumes of rapidly changing, complex machine-to-machine (M2M) data for its new SilverLink™ Sensor Network

Big Data Humor: Apollo Blues

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A statistical tribute to our waning group of brave Apollo astronauts!     Sign up for the free insideBIGDATA newsletter.  

Visualization of the Week: Coachella by the Numbers

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One of the annual extravaganzas in Southern California is the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival which starts this weekend and continues onto next weekend.

Rubicon.IO Uses Riak to Provide Real-Time Threat Analysis

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Rubicon.IO is a start-up in the threat intelligence space that real-time analytic capabilities by scouring metadata from various sources: threat feeds, social media, SIEM data, and PCAPs. It uses an HPC engine that aggregates and humanizes geospatial, TECHINT, HUMINT, and OSINT data sources.

Data Science 101: The Data Analytics Handbook

“Data Analytics Handbook” is a new resource meant to inform young professionals about the field of data science. Written by a group of students at UC Berkeley: Brian Liou, Tristan Tao, and Elizabeth Lin. Edition One of the book includes in-depth interviews with Data Scientists & Data Analysts.