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Scylla Eyes Cassandra’s NoSQL Workloads

Feb 13, 2018 |

If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then the folks behind the Apache Cassandra project would probably be pleased with Scylla, a C++-based rewrite of Cassandra that’s starting to make waves. Read more…

Which Programming Language Is Best for Big Data?

Feb 12, 2018 |

Nothing is quite so personal for programmers as what language they use. Why a data scientist, engineer, or application developer picks one over the other has as much to do with personal preference and their employers’ Read more…

One Containerized View of Data Science’s Future

Feb 8, 2018 |

Containers have emerged as legitimate platforms for running data science workloads. But are Docker and Kubernetes here for good, or is it just a passing data science fad? We looked to Anaconda’s SVP of Products and Marketing Mathew Lodge for insights on the matter. Read more…

How Erasure Coding Changes Hadoop Storage Economics

Feb 7, 2018 |

The introduction of erasure coding with Hadoop 3.0 will allow users to cram up to 50% more data into the same cluster. That’s great news for users who are struggling to store all their data. Read more…

Why 2018 Will Be The Year Of The Data Engineer

Feb 5, 2018 |

The shortage of data scientists – those triple-threat types who possess advanced statistics, business, and coding skills – has been well-documented over the years. But increasingly, businesses are facing a shortage of another key individual on the big data team who’s critical to achieving success – the data engineer. Read more…

News In Brief

AI Development Gets a Blockchain Boost

Feb 9, 2018 |

Among the approaches to ramping up AI innovation is applying blockchain technology as a new kind of marketplace to help open-source developers find AI building blocks that can be quickly implemented. Read more…

Who (or What) Do You Trust? Data Survey Asks

Feb 8, 2018 |

The combination of high-profile data breaches and the rise of machines involved in decision-making is undermining trust in big data and the analytics behind business decisions, warns a new study of the “evolving nature of trust in the digital world.” Read more…

Big Data Driving Hyperscale Datacenter Surge

Feb 7, 2018 |

The inexorable growth of enterprise applications running in the cloud is expected to nearly double the number of hyperscale datacenters over the next four years, an expansion driven in part by data analytics and surging collaboration among data consumers. Read more…

Trifacta Cashing In On Cloud Analytics

Feb 6, 2018 |

Reflecting the booming market for data preparation technologies, many centering on emerging serverless tools, market leader Trifacta recently announced a $48 million funding round. Among the new investors is Google, which recently unveiled a managed data wrangling service developed in collaboration with Trifacta. Read more…

AI Now Infused In Network and Wi-Fi Management

Jan 30, 2018 |

The days of manually troubleshooting networking problems may soon be over if the announcements today from Cisco and Mist are any indication. The two vendors today each debuted new offerings that employ artificial intelligence technologies to simplify the management of Wi-Fi and wired networks. Read more…

This Just In

Knetik Announces the Launch of Knetik Analytics

Mar 28, 2017 |

ORLANDO, Fla., March 28, 2017 —Knetik announces the launch of its Contextualization and Behavior Analysis Analytics Engine. Operating in beta for the past 18 months, it has delivered billions of data points of contextualized transactions that lead to better understandings of consumer behavior. Read more…

Doddle Adopts Couchbase to Fuel Digital Transformation in Retail

Feb 3, 2017 |

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 3 — Couchbase, Inc., the leader in NoSQL database technology for Digital Businesses, announced that Doddle, the click & collect experts, has adopted Couchbase to fuel its digital transformation and growth strategy. Read more…

1010data Joins Nielsen Connected Partner Program

Jan 12, 2017 |

Jan. 12 — 1010data, Inc., offering the only integrated cloud platform that combines self-service data management and analytics at scale with ready-to-use data, announced today that it has joined the Nielsen community, as a member of the Nielsen Connected Partner Program. Read more…

Qlik Sense Selected by Lazada Group

Nov 21, 2016 |

RADNOR, Pa., Nov. 21 — Qlik, a leader in visual analytics, today announced that Lazada Group, Southeast Asia’s number one online shopping and selling destination, is using Qlik across the organization to visualize and analyze its rapidly growing amount of data.  Read more…

Qlik Visual Analytics Platform Selected by Tantex

Sep 6, 2016 |

RADNOR, Pa., Sept. 6 — Qlik, a leader in visual analytics, today announced that Tantex, a Singapore-based textile and garments design and supplier, has chosen Qlik for its visual analytics platform. Read more…