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MongoDB Struts Its NoSQL Stuff in NYC

Jun 28, 2016 |

When you think about giants of the technology world, MongoDB may not come to mind. But judging by the big strides this up-and-coming NoSQL database vendor is making, and the aggressive roadmap it put forth today at the third annual MongoDB World conference in New York City–including a Spark connector today and new graph functions tomorrow–they might just become giants. Read more…

Elastic Gives Search Engine a Graph Option

Mar 30, 2016 |

Elastic today announced that it’s added a graph query engine to Elasticsearch engine users now have the option of using their search indexes as the basis for conducting graph analyses. Read more…

How Big Data Can Empower B2B Sales

Mar 4, 2016 |

As consumers, we’ve grown accustomed to having Big Data look over us. We’re no longer surprised when Amazon recommends a perfect of headphones for a 14 year-old girl, or when Target reminds us it’s time to buy laundry detergent. Read more…

Apache Spark Surrounded By Cloud Data Services at IBM

Feb 4, 2016 |

IBM has made no secret about its admiration for Apache Spark, which it sees as the future for in-memory analytics. Today the IT giant unveiled a host of new cloud-based data services that bolsters its hosted Apache Spark business with NoSQL, graph, and machine learning capabilities. Read more…

Basho Goes Vertical with Big Data Stack

May 27, 2015 |

Basho Technologies made a name for itself in the NoSQL database world by developing a scalable key-value store called Riak that’s used by the likes of Time Warner, The Weather Company, and Comcast. Read more…

Basho to Bolster Riak with DB Plug-Ins

May 5, 2014 |

The simplicity and scalability of a key-value storage architecture has served Basho Technologies well so far. The company behind the open source Riak NoSQL database counts close to 200 customers, including blue chips like Best Buy and AT&T. Read more…

Faceboook Gets Smarter with Graph Engine Optimization

Apr 11, 2014 |Last fall, the folks in Facebook's engineering team talked about how they employed the Apache Giraph engine to build a graph on its Hadoop platform that can host more than a trillion edges. While the Graph Search engine is capable of massive graphing tasks, there were some workloads that remained outside the company's technical capabilities--until now. Read more…

Apache Spark: 3 Real-World Use Cases

Mar 6, 2014 |The Hadoop processing engine Spark has risen to become one of the hottest big data technologies in a short amount of time. And while Spark has been a Top-Level Project at the Apache Software Foundation for barely a week, the technology has already proven itself in the production systems of early adopters, including Conviva, ClearStory Data, and Yahoo. Read more…

I Didn’t Know Big Data Could Do That!

Feb 7, 2014 |You've probably heard about some of the common uses for big data technologies--how phone companies reduce customer "churn" with Hadoop, how spy agencies find terrorists with pattern recognition, and how biologists speed drug discovery with graph databases. But the power of data analytic technologies goes far beyond these established use cases, and can be used in genealogy, law, and even pop music. Read more…

How Analytics is Driving Military Intelligence

Feb 3, 2014 |After the September 11 attacks, it became apparent that the United States intelligence agencies needed to get better at integrating disparate pieces of data. Since then, we've witnessed a massive increase in those agencies' capabilities. And now some branches of the military, including the US Marine Corps, are experimenting with big data analytics technologies, such as Hadoop and graph databases, in pursuit of giving field commanders better intelligence. Read more…

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