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Tag: Apache Kafka

Kafka in the Cloud: Who Needs Clusters Anyway?

May 13, 2019 |

Confluent is reimagining what it means to run Kafka in the cloud, and is jettisoning the notion that clusters are even necessary to get started with the real-time streaming data technology. Read more…

Rockset Cranks Up Serverless Analytics Engine

Mar 20, 2019 |

Cloud-based serverless data preparation tools are gaining traction among data analysts seeking to move beyond traditional approaches to organizing low-quality but potentially valuable data. That approach promises to provide data scientists with an alternative to standard ETL routines developed to plumb data warehouses. Read more…

Arcadia Data Adds BI Tools, Language Queries

Mar 8, 2019 |

Visual analytics vendor Arcadia Data continues to extend big data search capabilities with AI-driven business intelligence tools that also allow for natural language queries, a capability intended to extend the use of BI to a wider audience of enterprise users. Read more…

Platform Combines Visual Analytics, Vector Mapping

Dec 18, 2018 |

Geospatial analytics is scaling up for applications like the Internet of Things and climate analysis with the integration of the vector mapping technology and a visual analytics platform.

Arcadia Data said this week it has combined its visual analytics framework with MapGL vector mapping with the goal of providing “more granular visual geospatial analytics.” The integration brings together Mapbox GL’s GPU-based rendering engine with Arcadia Data’s recently announced GPU-accelerated visualization platform. Read more…

Red Hat Adds Kafka Streaming to OpenShift

Nov 12, 2018 |

Red Hat is adding data streaming capability to its OpenShift container platform with the addition of a distribution based on Apache Kafka.

AMQ Streams is described as a high-end data streaming tool built on Kafka stream processing. Read more…

Rockset, SQL Cloud Service, Emerges from Stealth

Nov 1, 2018 |

An analytics and search startup launched by former Facebook engineers emerged from stealth mode this week with a cloud service that “runs SQL directly on raw data,” offering developers a quicker path from data to applications. Read more…

Apache Pulsar Ready for Prime Time

Sep 25, 2018 |

A streaming and messaging system aimed at stream processing has been elevated from incubator to “top-level project” status by the Apache Foundation.

Apache Pulsar was released as open source by Yahoo in 2016 and has since been promoted by its creators who went on to form Streamlio, the fast data platform startup. Read more…

Confluent Strengthens IoT Integration for Enterprise Kafka

Aug 2, 2018 |

A new release of Confluent’s enterprise Kafka platform unveiled Tuesday should make it easier for developers to integrate streaming Internet of Things (IoT) data into their analytics infrastructure. The company’s release of Confluent Platform 5.0 also brings security updates, new KSQL features, and better overall management of Kafka operations. Read more…

Apache Pulsar 2.0 Released

Jun 7, 2018 |

Apache Pulsar, the distributed “publish and subscribe” messaging platform released to the open source community by Yahoo nearly two years ago is generating streaming messaging capabilities aimed at enterprise data-driven applications. Read more…

How Pandora Uses Kafka

May 31, 2017 |

As a big Hadoop user, Pandora Media is no stranger to distributed processing technologies. But when the music streaming service decided to transition its ad tracking system from a batch-oriented system into a real-time one, it brought in a new technological underpinning to serve as the core foundational element. Read more…

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