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Hadoop Struggles and BI Deals: What’s Going On?

The news hasn't been good in the Hadoop world over the past two weeks, with MapR and Cloudera both revealing themselves to be in bad straits. Meanwhile, the market for BI tools suddenly surged, with Tableau, Looker, and Read more…

DataStax Unveils Constellation, Its Cassandra Cloud Platform

DataStax kicked off its inaugural user conference this morning by announcing an infrastructure as a service (IaaS) version of the Apache Cassandra database. Dubbed Constellation, the offering will enable customers to get Read more…

What’s Behind Lyft’s Choices in Big Data Tech

Lyft was a late entrant to the ride-sharing business model, at least compared to its competitor Uber, which pioneered the concept and remains the largest provider. That delay in starting out actually gave Lyft a bit of a Read more…

Microsoft Unveils New AI Tools and Services at Build 2019

Whether you're interested in using machine learning to build intelligent chatbots, wrangling big data flows, or deploying scale-out databases in the cloud, there was a little something for everybody unveiled today at Mic Read more…

Combating the High Cost of Cloud Analytics

Cloud providers are growing very quickly at the moment, as companies flock to utilize their various storage and processing services.  However, while some companies are finding cloud platforms save them money, others are Read more…

Cloud Analytics Proving Costly for Some

A great migration to the cloud is currently underway as companies look to get out of the business of hosting and supporting their own IT gear. The rapidly growing sophistication of big data analytics software on public c Read more…

From Big Beer to Big Data: Inside AB InBev’s Digital Transformation

With more than 500 beer brands and $55 billion in sales, Anheuser-Busch InBev is already the world's biggest beer company. And if all goes as planned with its digital transformation project, it will be the best beer comp Read more…

How Databricks Keeps Data Quality High with Delta

Data lakes have sprung up everywhere as organizations look for ways to store all their data. But the quality of data in those lakes has posed a major barrier to getting a return on data lake investments. Now Databricks i Read more…

In-Data-Lake BI Is the Next Frontier for Business Intelligence

Remember the days before the relational database? Neither do I, so I have no idea how painful it was to keep track of data back then. But even after relational databases became more mainstream, data was still mostly abou Read more…

The ‘Big Bang’ of Data Science and ML Tools

The tools used for data science are rapidly changing at the moment, according to Gartner, which said we're in the midst of a "big bang" in its latest report on data science and machine learning platforms. "The data sc Read more…

Let the Data Not the App Drive Your Multi-Cloud Strategy

Artificial intelligence, machine learning, and analytics aren’t just technological trends. Data-driven innovation and decision-making is the future for business. There’s no longer any question. Yet the volume and Read more…

Hadoop Gets Improved Hooks to Cloud, Deep Learning

Organizations that adopt the latest version 3.2 release of Apache Hadoop will get new integration hooks into the AWS and Azure clouds, as well as access to a new deep learning project called Hadoop Submarine. Hadoop m Read more…

Cloudera Unveils CDP, Talks Up ‘Enterprise Data Cloud’

Cloudera today shed more light on its strategy to develop a unified flagship offering called Cloudera Data Platform, which is core to its emerging "enterprise data cloud" strategy. It also announced plans to maintain exi Read more…

As Cloud Grows, Is Resistance to AWS Futile?

If you're looking to build a big data application in 2019, it would be foolish not to check out what Amazon Web Services can offer. Whether you're looking for Hadoop-style processing, graph and time-series databases, or Read more…

Predictions for Application Development in 2019

Application development has become a cloud-focused initiative in many enterprises. Consequently, the languages, tools, and platforms needed to support today’s development initiatives are rapidly evolving. Applicatio Read more…

Industry Speaks: Big Data Prognostications for 2019

"The future isn't what it used to be" the French poet Paul Valery wrote nine decades ago. The same could be said for the big data trend that began in the mid '00s. We're not where many thought we'd be, but the future, in Read more…

Cloud Backlash Grows as Open Source Gets Less Open

Are cloud providers freeloading on free and open software? That question is casting a shadow on the growth potential of cloud computing as vendors like Confluent, MongoDB, and Redis Labs put new restrictions that prevent Read more…

AI Prognostications Plentiful for New Year

Artificial intelligence had a breakout year in 2018. The technology seemed to be everywhere, influencing everything from stock trading and hiring to crop rotations and perfumery. So where will AI take us in 2019? AI p Read more…

2018: A Big Data Year in Review

As 2018 comes to a close, it's worth taking some time to look back on the major events that occurred this year in the big data, data science, and AI space. There's a lot that occurred – and a lot that we chronicled in Read more…

Cloudera Gives a Peek at Future ML Platform

Cloudera continued its evolution away from Hadoop today by announcing a technical preview for Cloudera Machine Learning, its new data science and data engineering platform that's based on Kubernetes, which enables it to Read more…

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