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Elastic Stack Searches for Bigger Data Problems

Nov 28, 2016 |

Elastic is best known as the commercial vendor behind Elasticsearch, the open source search engine that’s widely used around the world. But with this month’s release of Elastic Stack V5, the company is staking a claim with a wider range of big data processing capabilities, including graph analytics and visualization. Read more…

MongoDB Struts Its NoSQL Stuff in NYC

Jun 28, 2016 |

When you think about giants of the technology world, MongoDB may not come to mind. But judging by the big strides this up-and-coming NoSQL database vendor is making, and the aggressive roadmap it put forth today at the third annual MongoDB World conference in New York City–including a Spark connector today and new graph functions tomorrow–they might just become giants. Read more…

Elastic Gives Search Engine a Graph Option

Mar 30, 2016 |

Elastic today announced that it’s added a graph query engine to Elasticsearch engine users now have the option of using their search indexes as the basis for conducting graph analyses. Read more…

Information Overload? Knowledge Automation to the Rescue

Feb 12, 2015 |

Companies today are drowning in information. It’s scattered in cloud applications, backend enterprise systems, remote desktops, and many other areas. Because of that information sprawl, employees across business functions are suffering from not having the right knowledge at the right time. Read more…

Solr or Elasticsearch–That Is the Question

Jan 22, 2015 |

That is the common question I hear: Which one is better, Solr or Elasticsearch? Which one is faster?  Which one scales better?  Which one can do X, and Y, and Z?  Read more…

Military Insurer USAA Embraces IBM’s Watson

Jul 24, 2014 |

IBM said this week it is expanding commercialization of its Watson cognitive computing technology through a deal with military financial services provider USAA that will result in what IBM said will be Watson’s first commercial application. Read more…

Elasticsearch Plucks VP from Competitor Splunk

Apr 18, 2014 |Splunk has enjoyed the first-mover advantage when it comes to analyzing machine-generated data for fun and profit. But as the Internet of Things begins to take off and the machine-generated data seriously begins to fly, the developer of proprietary software is finding increased competition from the open source realm, namely from Elasticsearch, which just snatched away a Splunk VP. Read more…

Cloudera Shuffles Its Product Deck in Pursuit of ‘Data Hub’ Strategy

Feb 3, 2014 |Cloudera today unveiled a new three-tiered product packaging strategy for its Hadoop software, including a new high-end "Data Hub" Edition designed to help it compete against the likes of IBM and Pivotal. The company also announced the availability of the Spark stream processing and machine learning engine. Read more…

Splunk Gets ‘Lucid’ About Solr-Powered Search

Dec 3, 2013 |Splunk and LucidWorks today announced a partnership that aims to help Splunk customers get more value out of the machine data they're storing. The partnership does this by hooking Splunk into LucidWorks Solr-powered search engine and delivering contextual connections between Splunk data streams and data stored in other systems. Read more…

Hadoop Distros Orbit Around Solr

Jun 4, 2013 |With recent announcements, the open source search tool, Solr has become a notable focus of at least two Hadoop distro vendors. MapR and Cloudera have recently made announcements addressing the need for easier access to the data across the organization using search using the popular Apache Solr as a foundation. Read more…

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