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Neustar Finds the ‘Last Mile’ for Hadoop Analytics

Jul 9, 2018 |

Like many companies in the marketing analytics business, Neustar uses Hadoop to store and process large amounts of highly granular data on behalf of its clients. In fact, the company has used Hadoop for over a decade, a success story in its own right. Read more…

MapR Makes Platform More Cloud-Like

Jun 26, 2018 |

MapR Technologies today unveiled a major enhancement to its big data cluster that introduces features commonly found on public cloud platforms, including support for an S3-compatible API, erasure coding, and a data-tiering function that supports external “cheap and deep” Read more…

Does Open Source Boost Security? Hortonworks Says Yes

Jun 19, 2018 |

Organizations are best served security-wise if they favor and adopt open source technology — especially enterprise open source — over proprietary alternatives, according to Hortonworks. However, not everybody agrees that open source software intrinsically is more secure. Read more…

Hortonworks Looks to Expand Hybrid Cloud Footprints

Jun 18, 2018 |

Organizations these days demand to run their big data workloads wherever and whenever they want – in their own private data centers, in public clouds, on the edge, and every which way in between. Read more…

Anaconda: Data Science Exiting Hadoop for the Cloud

Jun 14, 2018 |

Data scientists are embracing cloud-native frameworks as they move on from on-premises data infrastructure previously dominated by Hadoop, concludes a survey on the state of data science.

The shift is driven in part by the enterprise transition from merely managing big data to using machine learning and other connected data tools to glean insights in real time, according to the data science survey released this week by Python platform specialist Anaconda Inc. Read more…

Okera Emerges from Stealth with Big Data Fabric

May 23, 2018 |

While data platforms like Hadoop and object stores like S3 have become popular places for organizations to stash massive amounts of data, the platforms haven’t solved companies’ data management challenges. Read more…

Google Cloud Adds Cask Data

May 22, 2018 |

Leading cloud providers continue to snap up analytics startups with an eye toward expanding access to big data technologies. Cask Data, developers of an application platform that among other things integrates Hadoop and Apache Spark, is the latest acquisition by Google Cloud, which earlier this month bought cloud migration specialist Velostrata. Read more…

Cloudera Gives Data Scientists More Options for ML

May 22, 2018 |

Cloudera unleashed a collection of new software today that’s geared at accelerating the development and deployment of machine learning programs. In addition to a new release of its Data Science Workbench that lets data scientists deploy ML models as APIs with the push of a button, it released a new iteration of its enterprise suite of software based around Apache Hadoop, Cloudera Enterprise 6.0, that offers first-class support for GPUs, among other new features. Read more…

Big Data File Formats Demystified

May 16, 2018 |

So you’re filling your Hadoop cluster with reams of raw data, and your data analysts and scientists are champing at the bit to get started. Then the question hits you: Read more…

Apache Airflow to Power Google’s New Workflow Service

May 1, 2018 |

Apache Airflow, the workload management system developed by Airbnb, will power the new workflow service that Google rolled out today. Called Cloud Composer, the new Airflow-based service allows data analysts and application developers to create repeatable data workflows that automate and execute data tasks across heterogeneous systems. Read more…

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