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Microsoft Expands Hadoop on Azure

Microsoft has upgraded its open source analytics services running on Azure with a new version of Hadoop incorporating enhancements of Apache Hive and other open source analytics frameworks. The software giant (NASDAQ: Read more…

Masking Technical Complexity in the Security Data Lake

Today's growing cybersecurity threat demands a sophisticated response, one that increasingly involves the utilization of big data technologies like parallel file systems and machine learning. However, some security exper Read more…

Learning from Your Data: Essential Considerations

For any organization undergoing digital transformation, a primary consideration is how to find, capture, manage and analyze big data. They are looking to big data and data science to facilitate the discovery of analytics Read more…

Yahoo Unleashes HBase Transaction Manager

A transaction manager for the NoSQL database HBase has been approved as an open-source incubator project, according to project sponsor Yahoo. The HBase transaction manager dubbed "Omid" ("Hope" in Persian) is the late Read more…

Resolving Hadoop’s Storage Gap

Over the past several years, the Hadoop ecosystem has made great strides in its real-time access capabilities, narrowing the gap compared to traditional database technologies. With systems such as Impala and Spark, analy Read more…

Distributed Computing Tops List of Hottest Job Skills

If you have cloud and distributed computing skills, your job prospects for 2016 are golden. That's because those particular job skills—which parallel the rise of Hadoop and other distributed computing frameworks--topp Read more…

Medical Insight Set to Flow from Semantic Data Lakes

The potential for data analytics to disrupt healthcare delivery is large, and getting larger by the day. But in many cases, the need to hammer data into a structured format creates a barrier to productivity. Now a hospit Read more…

Yahoo Casts Real-Time OLAP Queries with Druid

Yahoo is in the process of implementing a big data tool called Druid to power high-speed real-time queries against its massive Hadoop-based data lake. Engineers at the Web giant say the open source database's combination Read more…

Google Launches Bigtable Hosting Service

Google yesterday announced the beta launch of Google Cloud Bigtable, a hosted version of its wide-column NoSQL database. The service is accessible via the standard HBase API--making it instantly integrated with the Hadoo Read more…

Wanted: A Plug-In Architecture for Hadoop Development

Hadoop is hard. There's just no way around that. Setting up and running a cluster is hard, and so is developing applications that make sense of, and create value from, big data. What Hadoop really needs now, says former Read more…

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