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No Sign of Big Data Spending Slowdown, Vendors Say

Oct 5, 2016 |

Gartner turned some heads yesterday with a new study that found fewer companies had plans to invest in big data projects over the next two years. But executives with Cloudera, Teradata, Databricks, and others say they’re seeing a continued expansion in advanced analytic projects, even if they’re not called “big data.” Read more…

GPUs Seen Lifting SQL Analytic Constraints

Oct 4, 2016 |

Big data analytics has traditionally been about developing cutting-edge software to run on commodity hardware. But there are signs that innovation at the hardware layer, such as with GPUs, can take analytics to the next stage, and maybe eliminate bottlenecks slowing SQL-based analytics. Read more…

What Cloudera Did At Strata + Hadoop World This Week

Sep 30, 2016 |

This week’s Strata + Hadoop World conference in New York City was expected to draw more than 7,000 attendees, making it biggest big data conference on the planet. It’s also a showcase for Cloudera, which is the main sponsor of the show along with O’Reilly. Read more…

Converged Platform or Federated Data Plane? The Debate Heats Up

Sep 29, 2016 |

“Bring the compute to the data.” That was Hadoop’s calling card and solution for the problem of moving big data. However, the rise of cloud repositories and streaming technologies is causing Hadoop distributors to question whether that architecture is the best one going forward. Read more…

News In Brief

Mobile Platform Links Databases to Devices

Jan 19, 2017 |

Tying mobile application data like completed transactions and updated customer records to company databases is proving a challenge. Among the reasons is synching mobile data across devices as well as combining data from mobile app sessions to backend databases. Read more…

Data Governance Startup Gains Funding

Jan 18, 2017 |

The growing importance of data governance tools used to ensure the integrity of business intelligence processes and methods are fueling investment as data volumes and types continue to grow.

In the latest example, data governance software vendor Collibra said this week it has pushed its venture funding total over $75 million with the close of a $50 million financing round. Read more…

AI ‘Inevitable,’ Retraining Needed, Survey Finds

Jan 17, 2017 |

Much debated concerns about the impact artificial intelligence on the global workforce are again highlighted in a new study on AI adoption, but so too are worries among CIOs who worry they lack the in-house skills to deploy and manage machine intelligence. Read more…

Apeiron Gains Partner For its Net Storage Platform

Jan 13, 2017 |

Looking to unclog big data network and storage bottlenecks, a Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) vendor and technology integrator have launched a partnership designed to deliver a NVMe over Ethernet platform that targets the analytics and Internet of Things processing sectors. Read more…

Spark Gets In-Memory Boost

Jan 10, 2017 |

Apache Spark is getting an open source computing and storage boost with its integration with a widely used in-memory data platform.

Hazelcast Inc. said Tuesday (Jan. 10) its in-memory data grid adds connector support for Spark, giving developers access to open source tools for data storage and computing that the company says go beyond the limits of a single Java virtual machine. Read more…

This Just In

Fuzzy Logix Announces Availability of DB Lytix for Cloudera Enterprise 5

Jan 19, 2017 |

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 19 — Fuzzy Logix today announced availability of its advanced analytics suite DB Lytix on Cloudera Enterprise 5. DB Lytix software enables analysts and data scientists to perform predictive and advanced statistical analysis on Cloudera using fast, fully supported and scalable analytics running natively on the cluster. Read more…

Syncsort Announces Results From Annual Survey

Jan 18, 2017 |

PEARL RIVER, N.Y., Jan. 18 — Syncsort, a global leader in Big Iron to Big Data solutions, today announced the results from its annual “State of the Mainframe” survey, which underscore the rising importance of mainframe data as a critical component of enterprise-wide strategies that leverage modern data architectures for Big Data analytics. Read more…

Analytics Solution Released for Alluxio Enterprise Edition and Dell EMC Elastic Cloud Storage

Jan 17, 2017 |

SAN MATEO, Calif., Jan. 17 — Alluxio (formerly Tachyon), developers of the world’s first system that unifies data at memory speed, today announced a solution with Alluxio Enterprise Edition (AEE) and Dell EMC’s Elastic Cloud Storage (ECS) for big data workloads. Read more…

Dell EMC Unveils New Analytic Insights Module

Jan 17, 2017 |

Jan. 17 — Dell EMC has announced a turnkey analytics and application developer experience to accelerate digital transformation. The new Dell EMC Analytic Insights Module delivers all of the software, hardware and services necessary to stand up an environment for both big data analytics and cloud native application development in days rather than weeks. Read more…

Arcadia Data Introduces Visual Analytics Platform Native to Cloudera Enterprise

Jan 11, 2017 |

SAN MATEO, Calif., Jan. 11 — Arcadia Data, the visual analytics software that solves the most complex big data problems, today announced new native integration features for Arcadia Enterprise and Cloudera Enterprise to deliver a comprehensive real-time, Hadoop-native analytics platform. Read more…