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What Makes Apache Spark Sizzle? Experts Sound Off

Mar 11, 2019 |

Apache Spark is one of the most popular open source projects in the world, and has lowered the barrier of entry for processing and analyzing data at scale. We asked some of the leaders in the big data space to give us their take on why Spark has achieved sustained success when so many other frameworks have fizzled. 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…

Data Engineering Continues to Move the Employment Needle

Mar 5, 2019 |

Interested in a career in big data? You could do well by investing your time and effort in acquiring data science skills. But you may do even better by turning yourself into a data engineer, which is a title that continues to see substantial demand in the job market. Read more…

Can On-Prem S3 Compete with HDFS for Analytic Workloads?

Feb 27, 2019 |

In the battle for big data storage supremacy, Hadoop is still in the running. It may no longer be the 800-lb gorilla, but the demonstrated scalability of the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) makes it a potent contender, especially for storing petabytes on-prem. Read more…

Four Ways Automation Can Rescue Your Data Lake

Feb 21, 2019 |

Ask Gartner Research and you’ll find that as of late 2017, 60% of big data projects failed to survive the pilot phase and only 17% of Hadoop deployments went on to the production phase. Read more…

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

Feb 19, 2019 |

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 about keeping track of stuff: Read more…

Hadoop Gets Improved Hooks to Cloud, Deep Learning

Jan 25, 2019 |

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. Read more…

More Hadoop, YARN Threats Surface

Jan 24, 2019 |

New reports have emerged of expanding security threats targeting cloud-based Hadoop and YARN instances, including more sophisticated attacks described as “multi-vector/multi-platform threats.”

Securonix, a security analytics and operations management platform vendor, said this week it is monitoring persistent malicious attacks affecting exposed cloud and server infrastructure. Read more…

WANdisco Looks to Accelerate Multi-Cloud Data

Jan 16, 2019 |

As data whizzes from one cloud in one location to another, distributed computing platforms are emerging to help ensure data are consistent and readily available where and when needed.

That’s among the goals of the latest version of data fusion specialist WANdisco’s (LSE: Read more…

Build on the AWS Cloud with Your Eyes Wide Open

Jan 9, 2019 |

Building data applications on public clouds like Amazon Web Services is a no brainer for many organizations these days. The tools for ingesting, storing, and processing data in the cloud are rapidly maturing, and best of all, they’re largely pre-integrated, which saves data scientists and engineers time and money. Read more…

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