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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…

Merger with Hortonworks Complete, Cloudera Looks to Future

Jan 3, 2019 |

Cloudera and Hortonworks completed their merger today, becoming the preeminent software supplier in the Hadoop ecosystem and possibly the second largest open source software vendor. Flush with half a billion dollars in cash and no debt, the new Cloudera says it’s primed to deliver solutions that map to its new tagline: Read more…

2018: A Big Data Year in Review

Dec 13, 2018 |

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. Read more…

Western Union Clamps Down on Fraud with ML

Dec 3, 2018 |

Money transfers are a rich target for fraudsters, who have devised all sorts of creative ways to steal the funds. But thanks to a sophisticated machine learning system running atop a large Hadoop cluster, Western Union has taken a sizable bite out of the criminals’ Read more…

Inside Pachyderm, a Containerized Alternative to Hadoop

Nov 20, 2018 |

Last week was a big one for Pachyderm, the containerized big data platform that’s emerging as an easier-to-use alternative to Hadoop. With a $10 million round of funding, public testimonials from customers like the Defense Department and AgBiome, and a new release of the software its creators say runs 1,000 times faster, the potential for Pachyderm to have an impact in big data are growing by the day. Read more…

AI Needs To Be Easier, But How?

Nov 14, 2018 |

Companies today are scrambling to take advantage of the rapid evolution of artificial intelligence technologies, such as deep learning. They’re driven in part by fear of being left behind, and hopes of getting ahead of competitors. Read more…

What’s Driving the Cloud Data Warehouse Explosion?

Nov 8, 2018 |

The advent of powerful data warehouses in the cloud is changing the face of big data analytics, as companies move their workloads into the cloud. According to analysts and cloud executives, the phenomenon is accelerating, thanks largely to the potential to save large sums of money, analyze even bigger data sets, and eliminate the hassle of managing on-premise clusters. Read more…

MapR Targets Cloudera-Hortonworks Customers with ‘Clarity’ Release

Nov 7, 2018 |

MapR Technologies went on the offensive today against its Hadoop rivals Hortonworks and Cloudera with the launch of a “Clarity” release of its MapR Converged Data Platform, as well as a new offer for a free big data assessment from its professional services team. Read more…

Latest Bot Targets Hadoop Clusters

Oct 29, 2018 |

Hadoop clusters are under siege by a recently discovered malware threat designed to take over cloud-based servers as a platform for launching distributed denial-of-service attacks.

The malware dubbed DemonBot was reported in a blog post last week by datacenter cybersecurity vendor Radware. Read more…

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