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Data Gone Wild: Rampant Growth and Clouds Heighten Risk

Data may be the new oil, serving as the digital feedstock for innumerable downstream products. But like oil, data also carries risks for those attempting to harness it. Could a Deepwater Horizon-style event be lurking in Read more…

Cloudera Begins New Cloud Era with CDP Launch

Eleven years after its founding, Cloudera fulfilled its name in a big way today with the launch of Cloudera Data Platform (CDP), its new flagship data platform that allows customers to securely manage and govern their da Read more…

Data Startup Aims to Make S3 ‘Work Like Dropbox’

Quilt Data emerged from stealth today with a new service that aims to make S3 work more like Dropbox, the handy file sharing service. For about $500 per month, Quilt Data allows teams to securely large share files that a Read more…

Dremio Noses Into Cloud Lakes with Analytics Speedup

Most of today's big data action is occurring in the cloud, where companies are building massive data lakes atop object storage systems like AWS S3 and Microsoft ADLS. While object stores offer tremendous scalability, the Read more…

Re-Imagining Big Data in a Post-Hadoop World

In the big data battle for architectural supremacy, the cloud is clearly winning and Hadoop is clearly losing. Customers are shying away from investing in monolithic Hadoop clusters in favor of more nimble (if not less e Read more…

Celebrating Data Independence

Every company wants the independence to do what they wish with their data. That's one of the first assumptions underlying this whole big data movement. But depending on where and how a business stores its data -- such as Read more…

Databricks Donates Delta Code to Open Source

Databricks today announced that it's open sourcing the code behind Databricks Delta, the Apache Spark-based product it designed to help keep data neat and clean as it flows from sources into its cloud-based analytics env Read more…

Okera Bolsters Access Control for Unstructured Data

Some of the most interesting data that's analyzed by organizations is unstructured data, including images, videos, and text files. But the lack of structure of that data poses regulatory challenges to organizations, whic 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…

AWS To Build You a Data Lake in ‘A Few Clicks’

AWS yesterday announced Lake Formation, a new service that it says will let users build their own data lake on S3 -- complete with the requisite provisions for security, access control, data transformation, and catalogin 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…

Cloudian Sees $94M for Object Funding

One of Cloudian's customers has 80 petabytes data under management on Cloudian's object storage software, which would qualify as "big data" in most people's dictionaries. Now the San Mateo, California company has another Read more…

Inside Fortnite’s Massive Data Analytics Pipeline

With 125 million players around the world, Fortnite has set a new standard of success for massively multi-player games. But pulling together all the servers, databases, and data pipelines to manage 92 million events per Read more…

MapR Makes Platform More Cloud-Like

MapR Technologies today unveiled a major enhancement to its big data cluster that introduces features commonly found on public cloud platforms, including support for an S3-compatible API, erasure coding, and a data-tieri Read more…

Okera Emerges from Stealth with Big Data Fabric

While data platforms like Hadoop and object stores like S3 have become popular places for organizations to stash massive amounts of data, the platforms haven't solved companies' data management challenges. In fact, they' Read more…

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…

Scality Adds New Investor in Latest Funding Round

Scality, the software-defined object and cloud storage vendor, is extending its push into the multi-cloud data control sector with the closing of a $60 million funding round. The storage management and infrastructure Read more…

Building Presto Business No Magic Trick for Starburst

When it comes to next-gen SQL query engines, there's no shortage of players jockeying for a starting role on big Hadoop clusters and in the cloud. While the Hives, Impalas, Drills, and Spark SQLs of the world have loyal Read more…

One Containerized View of Data Science’s Future

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 Marke Read more…

Cloud Looms As Answer to All Things Analytic

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 Read more…

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