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Amazon S3 Dominance Spawns Storage Challengers

Sep 20, 2017 |

When it comes to storing data, Amazon’s Simple Storage Service (S3) is a runaway success. With trillions of files under management spanning many exabytes worth of data, S3 is the largest digital storage system in the known universe. Read more…

TigerGraph Emerges with Native Parallel Graph Database

Sep 19, 2017 |

A startup named TigerGraph emerged from stealth today with a new native parallel graph database that its founder thinks can shake up the analytics market. With $31 million in venture funding and several high-profile customers, he might just be right. Read more…

The Data Science Inside the Bloomberg Terminal

Sep 18, 2017 |

When it comes to financial data, you can’t find a more recognizable product than the Bloomberg Terminal, which is used by hundreds of thousands of financial professionals around the world. Read more…

What Fast Forward Labs Brings Cloudera

Sep 12, 2017 |

During the big data land grab of 2014, everybody seemed to have become a data scientist, practically overnight. Despite the circus-like atmosphere, Hilary Mason and her new applied data analytics firm, Fast Forward Lab, rose above the din. Read more…

A Four-Phased Approach to Building an Optimal Data Warehouse

Sep 12, 2017 |

If you’re planning to create a data warehouse, make sure you create one that is cross-functional and provides a long-life foundation for data provision and decision support. This means covering the entire enterprise and satisfying the needs of multiple projects and groups for several years. Read more…

News In Brief

MongoDB Files For IPO

Sep 22, 2017 |

MongoDB Inc. is the latest database software vendor to launch an initial public offering.

The New York-based NoSQL startup announced it has filed a registration statement with the U.S. Read more…

Gaining Control Over AI, Machine Learning

Sep 21, 2017 |

As artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies make their way into advanced data management platforms, the emphasis for developers and data scientists is broadening to include not just deployment but “control” Read more…

Data Mapping Approach Gains More Funding

Sep 19, 2017 |

The need for speed in aggregating data from different sources is attracting the attention of technology investors who are looking for new approaches to mapping structured and unstructured data in real time and at scale while eliminating the need for data modeling. Read more…

IBM Offers Cloud Storage Via UPS

Sep 18, 2017 |

The rise of streaming analytics, and with it ever-greater volumes of big data in motion, is prompting new ways to “transport” data that is increasing ending up in the cloud. Read more…

Pivotal Takes Greenplum to the Cloud

Sep 14, 2017 |

Pivotal, the software developer that repositioned its core products in 2015 as open source, rolled out the latest version of its Greenplum platform this week with an eye toward enabling analytics on multi-cloud deployments. Read more…

This Just In

DataTorrent Launches Omni-Channel Payment Fraud Prevention Application

Aug 23, 2017 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 23, 2017 — DataTorrent, a big data analytics applications company and market leader in real-time, data-in-motion stream processing, announced today the availability of its DataTorrent Omni-channel Payment Fraud Prevention Application Suite in its newly enhanced DataTorrent AppFactory. Read more…

Mercator Advisory Group Releases AI Report

Aug 22, 2017 |

Aug. 22, 2017 — A new research report from Mercator Advisory Group titled Bringing AI into the Enterprise: A Machine Learning Primer provides an analysis of the impact machine learning will have on bank operations and payments and how it is already shifting consumer behavior. Read more…

ScaleOut Software Introduces Breakthrough in Stream Processing with v5.6

Aug 22, 2017 |

BELLEVUE, Wash., Aug. 22, 2017 — ScaleOut Software, a leading provider of in-memory computing software, today announced the version 5.6 release of its in-memory data grid and computing platform. Read more…

HSBC, IBM Develop Cognitive Solution to Digitize Global Trade

Aug 10, 2017 |

ARMONK, N.Y., Aug. 10, 2017 — HSBC, the world’s leading trade finance bank, is working with IBM (NYSE:IBM) to develop a cognitive intelligence solution combining optical character recognition with advanced robotics to make global trade safer and more efficient for thousands of businesses. Read more…

Pactera Wins Risk Data and Analytics Technology Implementation of the Year Award

Jul 10, 2017 |

BEIJING, July 10, 2017 — Pactera Technology International Ltd. (“Pactera”), a global digital consulting and technology services provider, announced that that it has received the Risk Data and Analytics Technology Implementation of the Year award at The Asian Banker Risk Management Awards Programme 2017 together with its client Bank of Beijing, and PwC China. Read more…