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Concord Claims 10x Performance Edge on Spark Streaming

Jul 14, 2016 |

Organizations that are looking for a stream processing engine upon which to build fast data applications featuring high-throughput and low-latency may want to check out Concord, a new framework that emerged from the ad-tech world and reportedly runs 10 times faster than Spark Streaming and Storm. Read more…

Investments in Fast Data Analytics Surge

Jul 7, 2016 |

Companies are quickly ramping up their investments fast data analytics and real-time stream processing frameworks and lowering spending on batch technologies in an attempt to get on top of growing data volumes and velocities, a new survey says. Read more…

Spark Streaming: What Is It and Who’s Using It?

Nov 30, 2015 |

A recent study of over 1,400 Spark users conducted by Databricks, the company founded by the creators of Spark, showed that compared to 2014, 56 percent more Spark users globally ran Spark Streaming applications in 2015. Read more…

Kafka Tops 1 Trillion Messages Per Day at LinkedIn

Sep 2, 2015 |

There is data in motion, and then there is really big data in motion. The folks at LinkedIn gave us a compelling example of the latter today when it announced that it’s using the distributed messaging system Kafka to process more than 1.1 trillion messages per day. Read more…

Five Answers for Finding Bigger Insight from Your [Big] Data

Apr 28, 2015 |

When General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt spoke at a GE users summit late last year on the topic of the Internet of Things, he had something interesting to say: “All companies need to become Internet and software companies.”  Huh? Read more…

MapR Delivers Bi-Directional Replication with Distro Refresh

Feb 18, 2015 |

A new release of the MapR Distribution including Hadoop unveiled today will enable companies to perform real-time, bi-directional data replication between Hadoop clusters that are thousands of miles apart. The new table replication feature was added to MapR-DB, the NoSQL database included with the high-end edition of MapR’s commercial Hadoop offering. Read more…

VoltDB Reaches Out to Hadoop for Fast Data Analytics

Jan 28, 2015 |

VoltDB has made a name for itself by building a fast in-memory distributed relational database that processes transactions and does some real-time analytics too. With today’s launch of VoltDB version 5, the company is smoothing its integration with Hadoop in hopes of helping customers connect the dots between big data and fast data analytics. Read more…

Fast Data Specialist Tibco Goes Private

Sep 29, 2014 |

Fast data specialist Tibco Software said Sept. 29 it is being acquired by Vista Equity Partners for about $4.3 billion. The deal is reportedly the largest such tech buyout this year. Read more…

If You’re Missing Fast Data, Big Data Isn’t Working for You

Aug 19, 2014 |

Big Data analytics are all the rage. There is little doubt some great things can be accomplished when an organization takes to mining its data to produce meaningful change in the business. Read more…

How Fast Data is Driving Analytics on the IoT Superhighway

Apr 15, 2014 |The promise of big data is morphing into the fast data opportunity. Unless you have the capability to respond to the Internet of Things and the trillions of data points generated by smartphones, sensors, and social media, the business opportunities of fast data can pass you by. Read more…

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