Tag: in-memory analytics

VoltDB Combines Streaming, Global Data

Feb 1, 2017 |

Emphasizing its ability to ingest and analyze “data in the moment,” in-memory relational database specialist VoltDB rolled out the latest version of its flagship platform that includes new features to support streaming data flowing from everything from industrial sensors to slot machines. Read more…

New Approach Seeks to Automate Parallel Programming

Nov 11, 2016 |

Artificial intelligence researchers are leveraging an emerging divide-and-conquer computing approach called “dynamic programming” to greatly accelerate the process of solving problems ranging from genomic analysis to cyber security.

Engineers at Researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) and Stony Brook University in New York reported at a computing conference earlier this month that their approach can be used to “parallelize” Read more…

Huawei, Startup Collaborate on Big Data Object Storage

Sep 1, 2016 |

Chinese networking giant Huawei has collaborated with a University of California at Berkeley spinoff on a big data storage acceleration platform with the goals of boosting the performance of analytics and other applications while extending analytics to a broader customer base. Read more…

Life Sciences Cultivate Streaming Analytics

Aug 15, 2016 |

Transatlantic partners are applying machine-learning algorithms to a financial HPC platform to develop predictive models for studying crop growth patterns and agriculture practices. The partners said the models would include variables such as crop response and adaptation to environmental stresses. Read more…

Redis, Samsung Team on In-Memory Boost

Apr 26, 2016 |

Seeking a “generational change” in the economics of in-memory computing, database specialist Redis Labs Inc. has collaborated with South Korean memory chip powerhouse Samsung Electronics to accelerate the processing and analysis of bulging datasets using next-generation memory technology designed to significantly cut memory costs. Read more…

BI on Hadoop–What Are Your Options?

Mar 28, 2016 |

In the era of RDBMS and modern data warehouses, business intelligence was mostly a solved problem. Any reasonably advanced tool would work with any reasonable database, and the only real work was deciding what to collect and how to present it. Read more…

Russian Bank Funds In-Memory Vendor GridGain

Feb 18, 2016 |

Russia’s largest bank helped lead a funding round disclosed this week by in-memory computing specialist GridGain.

Moscow-based Sberbank, an early GridGain customer, led a $15 million funding round along with MoneyTime Ventures. Read more…

Cambridge Semantics Buys Graph Database Specialist

Jan 14, 2016 |

Cambridge Semantics, a provider of analytics and data management services, is acquiring the intellectual property portfolio of graph database specialist SPARQL City, whose executive team also will join the buyer. Read more…

SAP Combines In-Memory Engine With Hadoop

Sep 2, 2015 |

A new in-memory query engine designed to boost interactive analytics capabilities on Hadoop has been added to SAP HANA along with other new cloud platform services.

SAP HANA Vora software released this week aims to leverage and extend the Apache Spark execution framework to boost the performance of Hadoop. Read more…

Spark 1.5 to Incorporate ‘Tungsten’ Upgrades

Aug 25, 2015 |

A preview release of the Apache Spark open source in-memory processing framework incorporates major performance upgrades, according to Databricks Inc., the big data processing company founded by Spark’s creators.

Databricks said Aug. Read more…