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Only a Fraction of 160 Zettabyte ‘Datasphere’ to Be Stored

Apr 25, 2017 |

Think you’ve seen big data? Think again. The amount of data created in the universe will skyrocket from 16 zettabytes this year to more than 160 zettabytes by 2025, according to a new IDC report sponsored by Seagate. Read more…

The Next Data Revolution: Intelligent Real-Time Decisions

Apr 10, 2017 |

Over the past decade, big data analysis and applications have revolutionized practices in business and science. They enabled new businesses (e.g., Facebook, Netflix), to disrupt existing industries (e.g., Airbnb, Uber), and accelerated scientific discovery (genomics, astronomy, biology). Read more…

Q&A with C3 IoT’s Tom Siebel

Apr 5, 2017 |

Tom Siebel, who literally created the CRM market back in the 1990s, is now setting out to shake up the Internet of Things world with his latest endeavor, C3 IoT. Read more…

Flink Aims to Simplify Stream Processing

Apr 3, 2017 |

Apache Flink has emerged as a powerful framework for building real-time stream processing applications that has gained traction by some of the most progressive tech companies in the world, including at Netflix, Uber, and Alibaba. Read more…

Bringing Big Data and HPC Together

Mar 30, 2017 |

What does the intersection of big data and high performance computing look like? About 50 technology leaders from across industries got an exclusive glimpse during Tabor Communications’ inaugural LBD + EHPC event at the Ponte Vedra Inn & Read more…

News In Brief

Infor Buys Cloud Analytics Vendor Birst

Apr 26, 2017 |

Consolidation in the business intelligence sector may be underway with this week’s acquisition of pure-play cloud analytics vendor Birst Inc. by enterprise software vendor Infor.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Read more…

Big Data Begets Big Storage

Apr 24, 2017 |

The healthcare sector along with the explosion of connected devices are driving the big data storage market, according to a new survey of the global storage market that pegs annual growth over the next decade at more than 20 percent. Read more…

AI Investments Surge

Apr 19, 2017 |

Investors flocked to artificial intelligence startups during the first three months of 2017, with quarterly venture funding again topping $500 million, according to a venture capital tracking report.

PricewaterhouseCoopers and CB Insights reported more than 1,100 deals during the first quarter, with venture investments totaling $13.9 billion. Read more…

Actian Stages Comeback with Hybrid Database

Apr 18, 2017 |

Actian Corp., which reportedly dropped out of the analytical database market last fall, is making a comeback with the release of a hybrid database that combines transaction processing with its analytics query engine

Actian, Palo Alto, Calif., this week rolled out its hybrid platform dubbed Actian X billed as a native database that merges the company’s Ingres OLTP database with its Vector X-100 analytics query engine. Read more…

Databricks Eyes Data Engineers With Spark Cloud

Apr 12, 2017 |

Apache Spark creator Databricks rolled out a new version of its cloud platform based on Spark that specifically targets data engineering workloads.

The company said Wednesday (April 12) its data science platform would enable data engineers to combine SQL, structured streaming, ETL and machine learning workloads running on the cluster-computing framework. Read more…

This Just In

Dataguise Named Finalist for ICT Security Product of the Year

Apr 26, 2017 |

FREMONT, Calif., April 26, 2017 — Dataguise today announced that DgSecure 6.0.5 has been named a finalist in the 2017 DCS Awards, presented by Data Centre Solutions Magazine.

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Splunk Cloud Launches on AWS Marketplace

Apr 20, 2017 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 20, 2017 — Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK), provider of the software platform for real-time Operational Intelligence, today announced support for SaaS Contracts in AWS Marketplace. Read more…

Rescale Announces ScaleX Labs with Intel Xeon Phi and Omni-Path

Apr 19, 2017 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 19, 2017 — Rescale is pleased to introduce the ScaleX Labs with Intel Xeon Phi processors and Intel Omni-Path Fabric managed by R Systems. Read more…

Striim Delivers Streaming Hybrid Cloud Integration to Azure

Apr 18, 2017 |

PALO ALTO, Calif., April 18, 2017 — Striim, Inc. today announced that it has launched version 3.7 of its end-to-end real-time data integration and streaming analytics platform. Read more…

Impetus Technologies Reveals Winners of Spark Streaming Innovation Contest

Apr 18, 2017 |

LOS GATOS, Calif., April 18, 2017 — Impetus Technologies, a big data software products and services company, today announced the winners of its inaugural Spark Streaming Innovation Contest. Read more…