Tag: Hadoop

DataTorrent Glues Open Source Componentry with ‘Apoxi’

Feb 22, 2018 |

Building an enterprise-grade big data application with open source components is not easy. Anybody who has worked with Apache Hadoop ecosystem technology can tell you that. But the folks at DataTorrent say they’ve found a way to accelerate the delivery of secure and scalable big data applications with Apoxi, a new framework they created to stitch together major open source components like Hadoop, Spark, and Kafka, in an extensible and pluggable fashion. Read more…

Actian’s Data Update Scheme Earns U.S. Patent

Feb 14, 2018 |

A big data technology designed to enable real-time updates to analytic databases has earned a U.S. patent. The approach was developed by Dutch computer scientists, and the technology was eventually acquired by Actian Corp. Read more…

Hortonworks Breaks Even on Cash Flow

Feb 9, 2018 |

Hortonworks broke even on a cash-flow basis during the fourth quarter of 2017, a significant milestone for the big data platform developer, which posted total quarterly revenues of $75.0 million, a 44% increase from a year ago. Read more…

One Containerized View of Data Science’s Future

Feb 8, 2018 |

Containers have emerged as legitimate platforms for running data science workloads. But are Docker and Kubernetes here for good, or is it just a passing data science fad? We looked to Anaconda’s SVP of Products and Marketing Mathew Lodge for insights on the matter. Read more…

How Erasure Coding Changes Hadoop Storage Economics

Feb 7, 2018 |

The introduction of erasure coding with Hadoop 3.0 will allow users to cram up to 50% more data into the same cluster. That’s great news for users who are struggling to store all their data. Read more…

Dremio Accelerates Growth Plans Following $25M Series B

Jan 23, 2018 |

Dremio CEO Tomer Shiran wasn’t planning on completing a Series B round of investment until later this year. Sales have been humming along for Dremio’s self-service data access tool, he says, and things were going well. Read more…

Cloud Looms As Answer to All Things Analytic

Jan 22, 2018 |

Think this whole cloud thing is just a passing fad? That view may have been permissible 10 years ago. But as organizations try to put their IT goals in clearer focus for 2018, it’s becoming increasingly evident that the cloud has become a centralizing force, especially when it comes to storing and processing large amounts of data. Read more…

Adobe Adds Hadoop Link to Marketing Platform

Jan 17, 2018 |

Adobe Systems is expanding access to consumer and other external data on its Campaign platform with a connector to Hadoop.

The Hadoop connector to Adobe Campaign, the company’s digital marketing platform, expands access to big data that was ramped up with the release of connectors to Amazon Redshift (NASDAQ: Read more…

Dr. Elephant Leads the Performance Parade

Jan 12, 2018 |

I started working on big data infrastructure in 2009 when I joined Cloudera, which at the time was a small startup with about 10 engineers. It was a fun place to work. Read more…

The Big Data Tech Inside the 2020 Census

Jan 9, 2018 |

The US Census Bureau is adopting the latest data processing technology to help with its upcoming 2020 Census, including the use of a large Hadoop cluster, real-time stream data processing, and advanced mapping and visualization products. Read more…