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Big Data Career Notes: December 2019 Edition

In this monthly feature, we’ll keep you up-to-date on the latest career developments for individuals in the big data community. Whether it’s a promotion, new company hire, or even an accolade, we’ve got the details Read more…

SAP Seeks RPA Bot Breakthrough, But Will Workflows Cooperate?

The concept is simple enough: Use robotic process automation (RPA) bots trained with machine learning to do the digital busy work of humans, such as approving invoices. SAP already has a product that ostensibly does that Read more…

HANA in the Cloud by Christmas, SAP Says

SAP formally revealed the planned general availability of hotly anticipated new cloud data storage products during CTO Juergen Mueller's keynote address at TechEd conference in Barcelona Monday. Two of those new offering Read more…

MemSQL Ups Ante on Cloud Databases

The shift to cloud databases continues to gain momentum with the release of a MemSQL’s Helios cloud service along with the beta release of the company’s latest distributed SQL database. Helios is billed as a “si Read more…

Inside SAP’s Data Analytics Startup

When Helen Arnold agreed to move 6,000 miles from Germany to Mountain View to head up SAP Data Network, the longtime SAP executive faced some big challenges. Not only was she bootstrapping a data analytics software firm Read more…

SAP Debuts Free HANA Express Edition

SAP today unveiled a scaled-down version of HANA designed to let developers play around with the in-memory platform on a PC or a laptop. The software, which is free, gives developers access to all of HANA's analytic capa Read more…

A Big Data App to Help You Travel Safer

Let's face it: the world is a dangerous place. From terrorist attacks and earthquakes to outbreaks of hemorrhagic fever and pickpockets, there are a thousand ways for an American to stumble into trouble when travelling a Read more…

SAP Combines In-Memory Engine With Hadoop

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 le Read more…

Playing Stadium Tycoon with HANA and Hadoop

In the video game Roller Coaster Tycoon, players would build and manage an amusement park while being able to see the thoughts of their patrons in real time as they walk through and experience the park. Through social media, Hadoop, and HANA, the software giant SAP says the same type of interaction can be created in the real world. Read more…

Putting Some Real Time Sting into Hive

A coalition of Hive community enthusiasts report that they have achieved a 45x performance increase for Apache Hive through an effort they have branded “The Stinger Initiative.” The group says they are aiming at 100x improvement. Read more…

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