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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

Facebook AI Efforts Seen Lagging

Oct 18, 2016 |

Facebook’s artificial intelligence efforts, particularly algorithms used for automation of applications such as news feeds, are coming under heavy fire from at least one critic who argues AI “is emerging as a major weakness for Facebook.” Read more…

Samsung Eyes Next-Gen AI with Viv Deal

Oct 6, 2016 |

Korean powerhouse Samsung Electronics is acquiring artificial intelligence platform developer Viv Labs, formed by the creators of Apple’s Siri digital assistant.

Founded in 2012 after Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) acquired the Siri developer, Viv has drawn interest for its next-generation AI platform that is viewed as an upgrade over Siri. Read more…

ADP Leverages Huge Database to Gauge Worker Attrition

Oct 5, 2016 |

A database of more than 30 million employee records is the basis of a new cloud-based analytical tool designed to lower worker turnover by identifying in advance those most likely to quit. Read more…

How eBay Leverages Data Visualization in Machine Translation

Oct 3, 2016 |

Online retailers such as eBay are making the case for using data visualization to sort through big data to improve automated language translation in e-commerce markets where platform operators are striving to bring together buyers and sellers around the world. Read more…

Container Specialist Tops Strata Startup List

Sep 30, 2016 |

A data lake startup whose platform utilizes Docker application containers to run an open source analytics engine is the winner of the startup showcase during this week’s Strata + Hadoop World in New York. Read more…

This Just In

NxtGen Adopts Cloudera Enterprise as Backbone of New Analytics as a Service Offering

Oct 21, 2016 |

NEW DELHI, India, Oct. 21 — Cloudera, the global provider of the fastest, easiest, and most secure data management and analytics platform built on Apache Hadoop and the latest open source technologies, announced that NxtGen, an emerging leader in cloud and data center services, has adopted Cloudera Enterprise as the backbone of their new ‘Analytics as a Service’ offering which will be available from nine data centers across India.

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Zaloni and Dell EMC Partner and Introduce AIM

Oct 20, 2016 |

DURHAM, N.C., Oct. 20 — Today, Zaloni announced it is collaborating with Dell EMC to help drive Dell EMC’s big data vision with the availability of Analytic Insights Module (AIM). Read more…

Looker 4 Data Platform Introduced

Oct 18, 2016 |

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Oct. 18 — Looker, the company powering the top data-driven businesses, today at Join 2016 announced Looker 4 – a radically simplified, complete data platform that allows companies to easily integrate, transform, govern, explore, visualize, and deliver data anywhere, in virtually any application. Read more…

HPE Unveils Analytics-Powered Suite

Oct 17, 2016 |

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 17 — Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) today introduced the HPE Adaptive Backup and Recovery Suite, an integrated suite that uses operational and file analytics to automate and streamline data protection. Read more…

GoodData Announces Updates to Services Offerings

Oct 13, 2016 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 13 — Forward thinking organizations in every industry are recognizing opportunities for turning their data into revenue-generating products, with IDC predicting that big data-driven products and services will grow at a staggering 26.4% over the next few years to eventually reach $41.5 billion. Read more…