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MongoDB Pivots to Analytics

Jun 21, 2017 |

MongoDB wasn’t originally designed to power advanced analytics. But the frustration that people have with Hadoop data lakes and the desire to get real-time answers from the database driving their applications is leading the company to build more analytic capabilities directly in the NoSQL database. Read more…

Ayasdi Seeks to Simplify Topological Data Analysis

Jun 21, 2017 |

As the only commercial provider of topological data analysis (TDA) software, Ayasdi is not inclined to share exactly how its powerful technology works. But the company is working to make the TDA application development process easier and more transparent with a pair of new offerings unveiled today. Read more…

Selling Your Data? Here’s What You Need To Know

Jun 20, 2017 |

If you’ve been collecting data for a while for your own analytical use, you’re hopefully getting some good value out of it. And it may not surprise you to find out that other companies may get value out of it, too. Read more…

Hortonworks Shifts Focus to Streaming Analytics

Jun 14, 2017 |

Hortonworks started life providing a Hadoop distribution that allowed customers to process big data at rest. But these days, the company has shifted its much of its attention and resources to streaming analytics, or processing big data in motion. Read more…

5 Things AI Is Better At Than You

Jun 8, 2017 |

Your mother was right: you are special. While each of us is a perfect little snowflake in our own right, that doesn’t necessarily mean we possess world-shaking skills. Read more…

News In Brief

Searching Geospatial Data Gets Easier

Jun 26, 2017 |

Geo-location data is among the next wave of content to be churned by search engines as public access to more geospatial data becomes widely available.

Several new approaches have emerging to both provide easier access to free geospatial data along with new tools for parsing that data by place name. Read more…

New NVMe Spec Emphasizes Data Analytics

Jun 22, 2017 |

The latest release of a non-volatile memory interface and storage protocol emphasizes the enterprise shift to analytics, virtualization and other data-intensive workloads while riding the coat tails of the robust solid-state storage sector. Read more…

GridGain Adds Persistent Store to In-Memory Platform

Jun 21, 2017 |

The steady shift to memory-intensive processing continues with the latest release of GridGain System’s in-memory computing platform that seeks to leverage steady advances in memory and storage technologies within a “memory-centric” Read more…

MariaDB Emerging as Default MySQL Option

Jun 20, 2017 |

After more than two years of development, the latest version of the Debian Project, a “universal” open-source operating system, was released over the past weekend. Organizers of the project also said the MariaDB server will replace MySQL as the default MySQL variant for the new version called Debian 9 “Stretch.” Read more…

Cray Brings AI and HPC Together on Flagship Supers

Jun 20, 2017 |

Cray took one more step toward the convergence of big data and high performance computing (HPC) today when it announced that it’s adding a full suite of big data and artificial intelligence software to its top-of-the-line XC Series supercomputers. Read more…

This Just In

GridGain Systems Introduces Next-Gen In-Memory Computing Platform

Jun 20, 2017 |

FOSTER CITY, Calif., June 20, 2017 — GridGain Systems, provider of enterprise-grade in-memory computing platform solutions based on Apache Ignite, today announced GridGain 8.1. The solution expands the bounds of in-memory computing with a new memory-centric architecture, which leverages ongoing advancements in memory and storage technologies to provide distributed in-memory computing performance with the cost and durability of disk storage. Read more…

Hortonworks Named a Leader in Big Data Warehouse Report

Jun 16, 2017 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 15, 2017 — Hortonworks (NASDAQ: HDP), a leading innovator of open and connected data platforms, today announced that it was among the select companies that Forrester Research, Inc. Read more…

Impetus Unveils New, TensorFlow-Based Deep Learning Feature on Apache Spark

Jun 15, 2017 |

LOS GATOS, Calif., June 15, 2017 — Impetus Technologies, a big data software products and services company, today announced integration of a new, deep learning capability for its StreamAnalytix platform. Read more…

TIBCO Announces StreamBase 10, Spotfire Smart Data Catalog, New Cloud Offering

Jun 7, 2017 |

BERLIN, June 7, 2017 — TIBCO Software Inc., today announced the latest version of its market-leading, streaming analytics solution, TIBCO StreamBase 10, as well as the TIBCO Spotfire Data Catalog, a new data connectivity and management solution, and the TIBCO Cloud platform, featuring the new TIBCO Cloud Live Apps offering. Read more…

MongoDB Named to the 2017 CNBC Disruptor 50 List

Jun 5, 2017 |

NEW YORK, June 5, 2017 — MongoDB, the database for giant ideas, was named to the CNBC Disruptor 50 List for the fourth consecutive year. Read more…