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Datameer Reels in $19M as Venture Funds Move Up the Hadoop Stack

Datameer Reels in $19M as Venture Funds Move Up the Hadoop Stack

December 19, 2013

The year 2013 has been a very fruitful one for the purveyors of non-relational database technologies. This week Hadoop analytics vendor Datameer announced venture capital funding of $19 million, a signal that technologies that lay on top of the Hadoop stack are ready for their time in the funding spotlight.Read more...

Talend Gets a $40M Shot in the Integration Arm

Talend Gets a $40M Shot in the Integration Arm

December 11, 2013

Data integration software vendor Talend has been very busy in 2013, preparing itself for what looks to be an inevitable IPO. In October, the company hired a new CEO, Mike Tuchen. Today, Tuchen announced Talend closed on a $40 million funding windfall from the investment arm of the French government.Read more...

Hadoop on a Raspberry Pi

Hadoop on a Raspberry Pi

November 27, 2013

Looking for a fun side project this winter? Jamie Whitehorn has an idea for you. He put Hadoop on a cluster of Raspberry Pi mini-computers. Sound ridiculous? For a student trying to learn Hadoop, it could be ridiculously cool.Read more...

Driving from Insight to Application

Driving from Insight to Application

November 25, 2013

Having valuable data is one thing. Leveraging it into something useful is something else. Even when a company has refined valuable data analytics from raw data, piping the insights back into a customer-facing application where it can be leveraged for business good can be daunting. A company called WibiData says it’s built a platform to cut through some of this hassle.Read more...

Texas Medical Center Turns To Ayasdi to Automate Discovery

Texas Medical Center Turns To Ayasdi to Automate Discovery

November 15, 2013

In 2012, the worldwide digital healthcare data was estimated to be equal to 500 petabytes, and on trajectory to grow to 25,000 petabytes by 2020. Recognizing the need to manage its own growing data concerns, the Texas Medical Center (TMC), one of the largest medical centers in the world with 7 million annual patients, has begun implementing a plan to get its data under control.Read more...

Dat Wants to be the GitHub for Data

Dat Wants to be the GitHub for Data

November 13, 2013

Git and GitHub changed how programmers work together by enabling open and scalable collaboration, posited Max Ogden, an independent developer. At the Strata Conference in London this week, Ogden revealed “Dat,” a Git-like prototype for real-time streaming data.Read more...

New Data Standard May Save Billions

New Data Standard May Save Billions

November 7, 2013

The international World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is finalizing a new data standard that could lead to $3 billion of savings each year for the global web industry. The new standard, called the Customer Experience Digital Data Acquisition standard, aims to simplify and standardize data for such endeavors as marketing, analytics, and personalization across websites worldwide.Read more...

WANdisco Plots Growth Solving Hadoop’s NameNode

WANdisco Plots Growth Solving Hadoop’s NameNode

December 16, 2013

As 2013 comes to a close, the database wonder kid Hadoop is strong as ever. However, the strength of Hadoop isn’t going to mean everyone selling it survives. The year 2014 looks be very rocky road for a lot of the pushers in the over-crowded Hadoop marketplace. One lesser-known Hadoop vendor, WANdisco, isn’t too concerned.Read more...

Vertica System Aims to Save Species

Vertica System Aims to Save Species

December 11, 2013

The big data technology trend is set to make an impact in the battle for the preservation of endangered species, as HP this week announced it's teamed up with Conservation International to develop what they say is an early warning system for threatened species.Read more...

0xdata Aims to Turn Hadoop Into a Fortune-Telling Math Wiz

0xdata Aims to Turn Hadoop Into a Fortune-Telling Math Wiz

October 29, 2013

One of the interesting phenomenon surrounding the rise of NoSQL databases are the companies cropping up to turn that data into predictive insight. One company, 0xdata (pronounced Hexadata), has developed a toolset that is says is like using Legos to build predictive analytic models.Read more...

 

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