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Sparse Fourier Transform Gives Stream Processing a Lifeline from the Coming Data Deluge

Jun 13, 2017 |

When James Cooley and John Tukey introduced the Fast Fourier transform in 1965, it revolutionized signal processing and set us on course to an array of technological breakthroughs. But today’s overwhelming data sets require a new approach. Read more…

MapR Rebrands Around Converged Data Fabric

Jun 6, 2017 |

MapR Technologies today announced a major rebranding and repositioning of the data storage layer of its converged data platform. MapR-XD, as the data store is now known, provides the mechanism for customers to build a unified data fabric that stretches from edge devices, into the data center, and out to public clouds. Read more…

Cloudera Unveils Altus to Simplify Hadoop in the Cloud

May 24, 2017 |

Running Hadoop, whether on-premise or in the cloud, is neither simple nor easy. Administrators with specialized skills are needed to configure, manage, and maintain the clusters for their clients, who are data scientists, engineers, and analysts. Read more…

Massive Autonomous Vehicle Sensor Data: What Does It Mean?

May 15, 2017 |

It was reported by Ford that connected car sensors generate 25 gigabytes of data per hour, and then by the WSJ that a typical autonomous vehicle generates 4 terabytes of data in 90 minutes, and then by Intel of 45 terabits per hour.  Read more…

Do You Have the Data Agility Your Business Needs?

May 9, 2017 |

Data is the new battleground. For companies, the situation is clear – their future depends on how quickly and efficiently they can turn data into accurate insights. This challenge has put immense pressure on CIOs to not only manage ever-growing data volumes, sources, and types, but to also support more and more data users as well as new and increasingly complex use cases. Read more…

News In Brief

New NVMe Spec Emphasizes Data Analytics

Jun 22, 2017 |

The latest release of a non-volatile memory interface and storage protocol emphasizes the enterprise shift to analytics, virtualization and other data-intensive workloads while riding the coat tails of the robust solid-state storage sector. Read more…

Microsoft Looks to Build on Power BI Momentum

Jun 15, 2017 |

Microsoft used its data insights summit to tout the progress of its flagship business intelligence offering introduced two years ago as a cloud-based platform that provides connectivity to critical enterprise data stored on-premise. Read more…

Data Science Skills Gap May Be Narrowing

Jun 12, 2017 |

Big data “hype” has attracted more new data scientists, thereby driving down salaries for new entrants for the first time in four years, according to a salary survey.

The annual survey released by the executive recruiter Burtch Works also found that the rush to take advantage of comparatively high starting salaries has reduced the percentage of data scientists with PhDs to 25 percent. Read more…

Tibco Launches BI Cloud, Updates Streaming Platform

Jun 8, 2017 |

As self-service data analytics inexorably shifts to the cloud, another business intelligence and analytics tool vendor has rolled out a cloud platform along with an updated version of its streaming analytics framework as a way of expanding its customer base. Read more…

Alteryx Buys Yhat, Rolls ‘Connect’ Platform

Jun 7, 2017 |

Alteryx Inc. has acquired a data science startup as it continues to flesh out its self-service data tool offerings that also include a new data exploration platform aimed at uncovering “siloed” Read more…

This Just In

EY Honors Thomas M. Siebel as 2017 Entrepreneur of the Year

Jun 26, 2017 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 26, 2017 – EY recognized Thomas M. Siebel, C3 IoT Chairman and CEO, with the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017 Award in Northern California, one of the country’s most competitive high-growth business awards programs, at a gala event on June 23 at The Fairmont in San Jose, CA. Read more…

Fourth Annual MongoDB Innovation Award Winners Announced

Jun 1, 2017 |

NEW YORK and CHICAGO, June 1, 2017 — MongoDB, the database for giant ideas, today announced the 13 winners of the fourth annual MongoDB Innovation Awards. Read more…

Zoomdata and Informatica Deliver the Internet of Beers (IoB) to a Pub Near You

May 16, 2017 |

SAN FRANCISCO, May 16, 2017 — Zoomdata, developers of the world’s fastest visual analytics platform for big data, today announced at Informatica World 2017 a technology partnership to integrate Zoomdata with Informatica’s Intelligent Streaming (IIS) product family.

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TIBCO Software to Acquire Data Science Platform Leader Statistica

May 15, 2017 |

PALO ALTO, Calif., May 15, 2017 — TIBCO Software Inc., a global leader in integration, API management, and analytics, today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Statistica, a leader in data science. Read more…

Gartner Names Arcadia Data Cool Vendor in IoT Analytics

May 9, 2017 |

SAN MATEO, Calif., May 9, 2017 — Arcadia Data, provider of the first native visual analytics software for big data, today announced it has been included in the list of “Cool Vendors” Read more…