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Arcadia Data Adds BI Tools, Language Queries

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 Read more…

Data Engineering Continues to Move the Employment Needle

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 continu Read more…

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

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 conten Read more…

Four Ways Automation Can Rescue Your Data Lake

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. However, it’s often not due to Read more…

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

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 abou Read more…

Hadoop Gets Improved Hooks to Cloud, Deep Learning

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. Hadoop m Read more…

More Hadoop, YARN Threats Surface

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 securit Read more…

WANdisco Looks to Accelerate Multi-Cloud Data

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 l Read more…

Build on the AWS Cloud with Your Eyes Wide Open

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 Read more…

Merger with Hortonworks Complete, Cloudera Looks to Future

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 c Read more…

2018: A Big Data Year in Review

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. There's a lot that occurred – and a lot that we chronicled in Read more…

Western Union Clamps Down on Fraud with ML

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 h Read more…

Inside Pachyderm, a Containerized Alternative to Hadoop

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 Defen Read more…

AI Needs To Be Easier, But How?

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 c Read more…

What’s Driving the Cloud Data Warehouse Explosion?

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 Read more…

MapR Targets Cloudera-Hortonworks Customers with ‘Clarity’ Release

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 asse Read more…

Latest Bot Targets Hadoop Clusters

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 repo Read more…

New Cloudera Plots a Course Toward a Unified Future

The merger of Hortonworks and Cloudera will eliminate competition in the market for big data platforms and create a clear leader in the space. Once the transaction is complete, the new Cloudera will embark upon the chall Read more…

Is Hadoop Officially Dead?

The merger of Cloudera and Hortonworks was applauded by many people in the big data community, and even Wall Street liked the news initially. But as the confetti from the party clears, some are asking tough questions, li Read more…

New Teradata Focuses on Answers, Not Analytics

Teradata shook up its 39-year-old business this week with a new logo, a new global headquarters, a new suite of software, and a promise to deliver "answers" to customers, not more analytics. Analytics, it seems, is no Read more…

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