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Three NoSQL Databases You’ve Never Heard Of

Jul 15, 2016 |

There’s a certain class of data problem that is elegantly addressed by NoSQL databases, which is why the market for NoSQL databases is growing faster than the overall market. The market is led by the Big Four, including Couchbase, Datastax, MarkLogic, and MongoDB, but there’s a long tail of other players in the NoSQL market, including some older products that are still going strong. Read more…

Concord Claims 10x Performance Edge on Spark Streaming

Jul 14, 2016 |

Organizations that are looking for a stream processing engine upon which to build fast data applications featuring high-throughput and low-latency may want to check out Concord, a new framework that emerged from the ad-tech world and reportedly runs 10 times faster than Spark Streaming and Storm. Read more…

How TransUnion Maximizes Data Science Tools and Talent

Jul 11, 2016 |

You may know TransUnion as one of the credit bureaus that controls the interest rate on your new loan. But in fact the company does much more, and has solutions around fraud detection, collections, and marketing, among others. Read more…

Making ERP Better with Big Data

Jul 8, 2016 |

At first glance, enterprise resource planning (ERP) software and big data analytics don’t appear to have much in common. But it turns out that big old ERP systems have a thing or two to learn from their newer, nimbler brethren. Read more…

Hortonworks Shares Vision of Connected Data Planes

Jun 28, 2016 |

First came the data lake, then the data hub. This week at its annual Hadoop Summit conference, Hortonworks (NASDAQ: HDP) will be sharing its vision of a connected data plane that presents a single interface for analyzing and managing data wherever it is–at rest in Hadoop, in motion on Kafka, in the data center, or in the cloud. Read more…

News In Brief

Doubts Mount About Data Payoffs

Jul 13, 2016 |

Mounting evidence contained in vendor surveys suggests executives who play a key role in data and analytics technology investments are increasingly dissatisfied with the results of current approaches to analytics and the ultimate goal of problem solving. Read more…

What’s Driving the Data Prep Market? TDWI Digs In

Jul 8, 2016 |

It’s no secret in the analytics community that data quality is a problem. But how big a problem is it? TDWI, a respected provider of data warehousing insights, shed some light on the topic with a new report. Read more…

Investments in Fast Data Analytics Surge

Jul 7, 2016 |

Companies are quickly ramping up their investments fast data analytics and real-time stream processing frameworks and lowering spending on batch technologies in an attempt to get on top of growing data volumes and velocities, a new survey says. Read more…

Companies Struggle to Find an ROI on Analytics

Jul 6, 2016 |

Executives across every industry are looking to big data analytics for a competitive advantage. But all too often, analytic investments fail to deliver the goods as promised, according to a recent survey of return on investment (ROI) of sales and marketing analytics. Read more…

Gartner: Role of Analytics in Security is Growing

Jun 15, 2016 |

As corporate and, more recently, university IT networks are bombarded with malicious code and other forms of cyber attacks, network managers are being forced to rely more heavily on a range of emerging security technologies to monitor suspicious activity on networks and cloud infrastructure. Read more…

This Just In

Talend Selected by Univadis to Support Market Expansion

Jul 12, 2016 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 12 — Talend, a global leader in big data and cloud integration solutions, announced that Univadis, an information portal dedicated to healthcare professionals present in 90 countries and in more than 20 languages, which was recently acquired by Aptus Health, has implemented Talend Data Fabric to optimize its integration of multi-lingual content and enhance user access security. Read more…

PHEMI Releases New Big Data White Paper

Jul 12, 2016 |

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 12 — PHEMI, developer of enterprise-grade big data privacy, governance, and management solutions, today released a new white paper, Healthcare Big Data Warehouse in the Cloud. Read more…

IMS Health Chooses Cloudera Enterprise to Support Big Data Factory for Life Sciences and Healthcare

Jul 6, 2016 |

DANBURY, Conn., July 6 — IMS Health (NYSE: IMS) today announced that it has selected Cloudera Enterprise to support its Big Data Factory, a cloud-based platform that transforms data into intelligence for life sciences and healthcare clients as they navigate dynamic markets, drive operational excellence and demonstrate the value of medicines. Read more…

Deloitte Introduces New Cloud-Based Analytics Solution

Jun 28, 2016 |

June 28 — Deloitte today announced a new cloud-based analytics solution to help life sciences and pharmaceutical companies transform their pharmacovigilance processes through data driven, actionable insights and management. The solution is part of a broader set of planned integrated ConvergeHEALTH analytics applications to address core challenges for life sciences organizations. Read more…

MapR Executives to Present on Apache Drill, IoT, and Healthcare Data Architectures at Hadoop Summit

Jun 1, 2016 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 1 — MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the industry’s only Converged Data Platform, today announced it will present on stage at the 9th Annual Hadoop Summit, held in San Jose, from June 28 – Read more…