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Don’t Let Data Complexity Stunt Your Company’s Growth

Jan 25, 2017 |

Over the past few years, data has solidified its status as the currency that drives success for enterprises of all sizes. The ability to quickly gather, analyze and visualize data from different sources empowers business leaders to make faster and more informed decisions. Read more…

5 Hadoop Trends to Watch in 2017

Jan 6, 2017 |

Hadoop is synonymous with big data, providing both storage and processing resources for large and disparate data sources—not to mention a platform for third-party software vendors to build upon. Where will the distributed computing system go in 2017? Read more…

Why the Cloud and Big Data? Why Now?

Dec 16, 2016 |

The potential benefits of putting big data in the cloud have been known for years. The simplicity and flexibility that comes with having infrastructure as software appeared to be an attractive solution to the complex management big data projects require. Read more…

Why Analytics Are Now Assumed to Run in the Cloud

Dec 8, 2016 |

Not long ago, companies considered big data analytics such a strategic advantage that they wouldn’t dream of letting it outside their firewall. That hesitation has almost completely melted away to the point where spending for on-premise analytics is actually declining and companies expect analytics to run in the cloud. Read more…

Amazon Adds AI, SQL to Analytics Arsenal

Nov 30, 2016 |

By any measure, Amazon Web Services is already a monster in the field of analytics via pre-built Hadoop, Redshift, Kinesis, and deep learning services. With today’s unveiling of its new Amazon AI offering and a new ad-hoc query mechanism for data stored in S3 called Athena, the company is extending its considerable lead. Read more…

News In Brief

Reltio Previews Upgraded Cloud Data Manager

Feb 22, 2017 |

Reltio, the cloud data management specialist whose platform automatically sources, prepares and analyzes data, said it is readying the latest version of its cloud platform that adds integration and collaboration features intended to boost real-time analytics. Read more…

Google Launches Video Analytics Challenge

Feb 16, 2017 |It's time to organize all those YouTube cat videos. A competition designed to develop classification algorithms for labeling millions of YouTube videos is designed to sort out Google's video trove by creating new search tools for archived footage. The search giant and YouTube owner (NASDAQ: GOOGL) announced the video classification challenge this week that includes cash prizes up to $30,000. Read more…

Google Cloud Adds Apps Database

Feb 15, 2017 |

Google continues to add features to its public cloud platform as a way of differentiating its services, this time announcing the public beta release of a cloud-based relational database for use in developing key enterprise applications. Read more…

AI Comes to Operational Analytics

Feb 7, 2017 |Artificial intelligence is making inroads as a way of helping developers and IT managers oversee the delivery of distributed applications. Loom Systems said its AI-based operational analytics platform adds an “intelligence layer” to data collection for real-time detection and resolution of problems associated with application delivery. Read more…

Database Shift to Cloud Gains Momentum

Feb 6, 2017 |The merger of database services with cloud and other datacenter infrastructure continues to accelerate with the latest acquisition of a database-as-a-service vendor by the Israeli cloud infrastructure provider Stratoscale. Read more…

This Just In

SnapLogic and Reltio Expand Partnership to Simplify Enterprise Data Management

Feb 22, 2017 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 22 — SnapLogic, the leader in self-service integration, and Reltio today announced an expanded partnership to simplify enterprise data management based on their fast-growing cloud platforms, helping customers ensure connectivity, consistency and reliability of information across on-premise and cloud applications and data sources. Read more…

Yellowfin Partners With Kodak to Launch Analytics Enabled Cloud Workflow Platform

Feb 21, 2017 |

Feb. 21 — Global Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics software vendor, Yellowfin, has partnered with Kodak, an imaging technology company, to deliver real-time analytics within Kodak’s new Platform as a Service (PaaS), PRINERGY Cloud —  Read more…

Wipro Builds Big Data Analytics-as-a-Service Platform on IBM Bluemix

Feb 15, 2017 |

BANGALORE, India & EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J., Feb. 15 — Wipro Limited, a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, announced it is delivering analytics-based insights for specific industries with the Data Discovery Platform, its newest big data analytics-as-a-service solution. Read more…

IBM Brings Machine Learning to the Private Cloud

Feb 15, 2017 |

ARMONK, N.Y., Feb. 15 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced IBM Machine Learning, the first cognitive platform for continuously creating, training and deploying a high volume of analytic models in the private cloud at the source of vast corporate data stores.  Read more…

Splice Machine to Launch Managed Relational Database Service in the Cloud

Feb 8, 2017 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 8 — Splice Machine, provider of the open source relational database for hybrid workloads, today announced that its industry-leading data platform will be available on AWS as a database-as-a-service (DBaaS) in the spring of 2017. Read more…