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What You May Have Missed at Strata + Hadoop World 2014

Oct 21, 2014 |

Talk about information overload. If you were one of the lucky 5,000 to attend the Strata + Hadoop World conference last week, then you were subject to a marathon session of big data keynotes delivered continually for the better part of two days. It’s understandable that you missed out on some of the big data news announced at the show, including Cray’s new Hadoop appliance, or the latest tools from Revolution Analytics and Tableau. Don’t worry: We’ll get you back Read more…

A ‘Revolution’ for Open Source R Support

May 5, 2014 |

Revolution Analytics today debuted AdviseR, a new services offering for data scientists who need a little help coding in R. For $795 per person per year, R coders can get access to Revolution’s R experts and knowledgebase, providing a guiding hand for everything from installing R to optimizing R programs. R has blossomed into the language for doing hardcore data science. When it comes to writing programs to perform advanced analytics, linear and non-linear modeling, forecasting, classification, clustering, statistical functions, Read more…

Revolution Ships RRE7 to Marry R with Hadoop

Oct 28, 2013 |

Organizations that are looking to apply statistical analysis to data stored in their Hadoop clusters got a shot in the arm today when Revolution Analytics formally announced the availability of Revolution R Enterprise version 7 (RRE7), the newest version of its parallelized library of R statistical functions.

Alteryx and Revolution Partner to Foster R Adoption

Oct 15, 2013 |

Big data analytics vendors Alteryx and Revolution Analytics today announced a multi-year, multi-pronged partnership that will give Alteryx customers the capability to access Revolution’s R-based statistical functions–including in-database functions running in Teradata–directly from the Alteryx user interface.

Putting the “R” Into Hadoop

Sep 9, 2013 |

With the amount of data being fed into Hadoop these days, it’s natural for customers to want to do some statistical analysis upon it. Revolution Analytics, which distributes a commercial version of the R statistical environment, says it has lowered the bar of entry for R programmers to work with Hadoop by parallelizing many of the R algorithms.

News In Brief

Microsoft Readies Major Push Into Big Data

Feb 2, 2015 |

Microsoft has a lot of irons in the fire. Always has and always will. But judging from its recent acquisition of Revolution Analytics, the early success of its hosted machine learning service, and the forthcoming public launch of a MapReduce analog called “Cosmos,” the Redmond, Washington software giant is set to make big data an even bigger part of its go-to-market strategy. Microsoft is reportedly gearing up to publicly launch a new big data storage and crunching service called Cosmos, Read more…

RHadoop Brings Code to Data

Jan 29, 2013 |

According to Jeffrey Breen of Think Big Analytics, the last twelve months has seen more companies move from experimentation in Hadoop to actual implementation. With that being said, 60 percent of the 2000 people that joined a live webinar conducted by Breen and hosted by Revolution Analytics were still in the test stage with Hadoop.

A Revolution for Open Source Big Data

Mar 5, 2012 |

This week during an interview, David Rich, the new CEO of Revolution Analytics, shed light on his future at the helm of Revolution Analytics. He provided a sense of what the company faces as the world of analytics gains unprecedented….

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Fusionex and Revolution Analytics Partner

Mar 17, 2014 |

Fusionex, a multi-award winning software provider specialising in Analytics and Big Data, and Revolution Analytics, a world-class provider of enterprise R in the Big Data space, announced a significant technology partnership to make R-based predictive analytics more accessible and scalable for enterprises via Fusionex GIANT.

RRE 7 by Revolution Analytics Available on AWS Marketplace

Feb 11, 2014 |

Revolution Analytics, the only commercial provider of open source R software, today announced the availability of Revolution R Enterprise 7 (RRE 7) on Amazon Web Services (AWS) via the AWS Marketplace. RRE 7 is the industry’s only Big Data Big Analytics platform powered by R, the standard for modern analytics. Now, customers will have on-demand access to high-performance predictive analytics to accelerate growth, optimize operations, and expedite data insight and discovery from any place at any time. RRE 7 on AWS Marketplace includes extended support for Linux and Windows users.

Alteryx to Host Webinar on the 2014 Big Data and Analytics Market

Nov 25, 2013 |

Alteryx, Inc., the leading provider of Strategic Analytics, today announced that it will be hosting a “14 for 14: Analytics Predictions for 2014,” Webinar to discuss how the Big Data and analytics market will evolve in the next year.

Alteryx Brings Predictive Analytics to Hadoop

Oct 29, 2013 |

Alteryx today announced that for the first time, analysts and business users can easily create and run sophisticated predictive analytics directly on data stored in CDH (Cloudera’s Distribution Including Apache Hadoop).

Revolution Analytics Announces Availability of RRE 7

Oct 28, 2013 |

Revolution Analytics, the only commercial provider of open source R software, today announced the availability of Revolution R Enterprise 7 (RRE 7), the only Big Data Big Analytics platform powered by R, the standard for modern analytics.