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How Netflix Optimized Flink for Massive Scale on AWS

When it comes to streaming data, it's tough to find a company operating on a more massive scale than Netflix, which streams more than 125 million hours of TV shows and movies --  per day. Netflix captures billions of pi Read more…

What Will AI’s Biggest Contribution to Healthcare Be?

Artificial intelligence is already improving many aspects of our lives, including how we drive, how we socialize, and what we buy. It also has the potential to transform healthcare in variety of ways, but the biggest imp Read more…

2018 Predictions: Opening the Big Data Floodgates

The pace of innovation in big data today is exceeded only by the actual volume of data generated. So how will the industry respond to the opportunities and challenges posed by huge pipes of data that will be opened up in Read more…

5 Ways Analytics Drives Cyber Monday Sales

Today is expected to be the busiest online shopping day in history, with more than $6 billion changing electronic hands. So how are businesses poised to take advantage of all that spending? One big factor for retailers t Read more…

Attunity Relishes Role as Connective Tissue for Big Data

In the big data world, there are a few patterns that repeat themselves over and over again. One of those is the need to move data from one place to another. For data integration tool maker Attunity, that pattern has prov Read more…

Managing Streaming Flink Apps Is About To Get Easier

Apache Flink has emerged as a powerful platform for building real-time stream processing applications. However, not every organization has the resources to go all in on Flink the way Netflix, Uber, and Alibaba have. That Read more…

ETL Slowing Real-Time Analytics, Survey Finds

ETL, the extract, transfer and load tool used to move data between databases or to data warehouses, is struggling to keep pace with growing demand for real-time data analysis, resulting in operational inefficiencies and, Read more…

The Real-Time Future of ETL

We're on the cusp of a huge uptick in data generation thanks to the IoT, but most of that data will never be landed in a central repository or stored for any length of time. To get a handle on this morass of data, enterp Read more…

Kafka ‘Massively Simplifies’ Data Infrastructure, Report Says

What's behind the rapid rise in Apache Kafka? According to a new survey of Kafka users by Confluent, the commercial venture behind Kafka, the data pipeline's capability to "massively simplify" the IT infrastructure of en Read more…

Sisense Adds Machine Learning to BI Platform

Machine learning continues to make serious inroads in big data markets, most notably in the automation of tedious business intelligence tasks. Among the emerging applications is discerning and highlighting patterns in en Read more…

Speed of the Essence for ‘Machine Data’ Analytics

The ability to automate the analysis of "machine data" is most widely leveraged to speed IT operations along with use cases such as data security, a new industry survey finds, while accelerating the analysis of ephemeral Read more…

2017 Is the Year of AI. Or Is It?

The media often likes to proclaim "The Year of This" or "The Year of That." With the greater attention given to advancing capabilities in artificial intelligence and machine learning, it seemed like a no-brainer to decla Read more…

Exactly Once: Why It’s Such a Big Deal for Apache Kafka

Organizations building real-time stream processing systems on Apache Kafka will be able to trust the platform to deliver each messages exactly once when they adopt new Kafka technology planned to be unveiled this spring, Read more…

Yelp Open Sources Data Pipeline That Saved It $10M

Yelp today open sourced a key piece of code that helped it migrate from a monolithic code base to a distributed services-based architecture. Called Data Pipeline, the Python-based product saved the crowd-sourced review w Read more…

RISELab Replaces AMPLab with Secure, Real-Time Focus

UC Berkeley AMPLab will shut its doors in December after six years of delivering major technological innovations like Apache Spark, Apache Mesos, and Alluxio. Taking its place is the RISELab, which will focus its efforts Read more…

Fresh Streaming Data: Get It While It’s Hot

Streaming data technology that's been simmering on the backburner for the past few years will be the main entrée at this week's Strata + Hadoop World conference in New York City. There's a profound shift currently un Read more…

Commercial Kafka Distro Gets Global Smarts

Companies operating multiple Apache Kafka clusters in on-premise and cloud data centers will benefit from a handful of new enterprise-level features unveiled at the Strata + Hadoop World conference today by Confluent, th Read more…

MemSQL Delivers an ‘Exactly Once’ Real-Time Pipeline

MemSQL today unveiled a new release of its in-memory relational database that can process a real-time flow of messages from Apache Kafka using "exactly once" semantics. The NewSQL database accomplished the feat by creati Read more…

SnappyData Gets Funded for Spark-GemFire Combo

SnappyData today announced it has received $3.65 million in Series A funding to build a business around its real-time analytics platform that combines Apache Spark, Pivotal's GemFire data grid, and an innovative data app Read more…

Spark Streaming: What Is It and Who’s Using It?

A recent study of over 1,400 Spark users conducted by Databricks, the company founded by the creators of Spark, showed that compared to 2014, 56 percent more Spark users globally ran Spark Streaming applications in 2015. Read more…

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