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Three Ways Open Data Could Make California Golden

Three Ways Open Data Could Make California Golden

While California is widely regarded as the high-technology hub of the world, the state lacks a cohesive...

Why Graph Databases Are Becoming Part of Everyday Life

Why Graph Databases Are Becoming Part of Everyday Life

Zephyr Health, a San Francisco-based software company that offers a data analytics platform for pharmaceutical, biotech and...

Mapping the Shape of Complex Data with Ayasdi

Mapping the Shape of Complex Data with Ayasdi

Machine learning has emerged as the most useful technology for analyzing big and complex data sets. But...

Watch DDN’s Molly Rector’s Leverage Big Data 2015 Keynote

Watch DDN’s Molly Rector’s Leverage Big Data 2015 Keynote

When it comes to finding value in big data, there are almost as many paths as there...

News In Brief

Neo Tech Cranks Up Speed on Upgraded Neo4j

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Graph database specialist Neo Technology has rolled out an updated version of its Neo4j tool that includes faster read and write performance capabilities aimed at critical graph database applications. Neo4j 2.2 released on Wednesday (March Read more…


Market Regulators Tap Into Big Data

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Big data has already become a competitive differentiator in the private sector. But government regulators in the US and the UK are showing they can apply big data lessons in the public realm too, and have launched big data programs of their Read more…


Couchbase Breaks Up NoSQL Database Functions for Scalability

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Couchbase today unveiled a plan to boost the scalability and performance of its NoSQL database by allowing customers to separate key database functions and run them on dedicated servers. The multi-dimensional scaling capability that Read more…


Can’t Ignore the Big Data Revolution

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A new book titled Big Data Revolution documents the ever-widening impact that big data is having across the business world. "Data is the new intellectual property," the authors write. "It can be harnessed for advantage or ignored at Read more…


Embedded Analytics Goes Mainstream

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Embedded analytics, the integration of analytic capabilities within business applications, are becoming more pervasive as software vendors and software-as-a-service providers embrace the approach. According to a new survey, embedded analytics is Read more…


Tachyon Nexus Gets $7.5M to Productize Big Data File System

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Tachyon Nexus, the company founded to productize the Tachyon in-memory file system developed at the AMPlab, has received $7.5 million in venture capital funding from Andreessen Horowitz, the Wall Street Journal reported Read more…


Qumulo Comes Out of Stealth with ‘Data-Aware’ Storage

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For the past three years, a Seattle company has been working to solve what its founders consider the biggest problem affecting large-scale storage: Actually knowing what data you have and how it's being used. Today, that company, called Qumulu, Read more…


How Madden’s Ratings Czar Rules NFL Analytics

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Donny Moore probably knows more about the 2,600 players in the National Football League than anybody. As the so-called Ratings Czar for EA Sports, the company behind the Madden football video game franchise, Moore's numeric assessment of how Read more…


Pinterest Shoots ‘Pinball’ Into Open Source

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Pinterest announced yesterday that it's making the workflow management software it developed to manage big data pipelines, called Pinball, available as open source. Now anybody can use the same technology that Pinterest uses to manage the flow Read more…


Survey: Big Data is Disrupting Business as Usual

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As an American admiral famously said during the Second World War, "I don't know what the hell 'logistics' is…but I want some of it!" The same could be said for the majority of nervous company's in a recent big data report in which 65 percent Read more…