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Cloudera IPO Lauded by Big Data Community

Apr 28, 2017 |

Cloudera officially went public today with an IPO that raised $225 million for the Hadoop distributor. While the now-public company’s valuation may be about half what it was a few years ago, Cloudera and its partners in the big data community look at the IPO as a positive move for the industry as a whole. Read more…

The Complexities of Governing Machine Learning

Apr 27, 2017 |

Today’s businesses run on data. It’s essential for any corporation to look for insights about their customers based on the data they collect. That collected information drives everything from business strategy to customer service. Read more…

How ‘Purple Rain’ Bolsters Security Intelligence for Capital One

Apr 21, 2017 |

In the cat-and-mouse game of cyber security, sometimes you win, and sometimes the bad guys get a victory. Thanks to a powerful new security framework dubbed “Purple Rain,” the folks at Capital One are setting themselves up for success. Read more…

Why Cheap Learning Is In Your Future

Apr 17, 2017 |

While deep learning racks up the likes among the big data crowd, a potentially bigger phenomenon is the emergence of extremely simple machine learning models that do not require sophisticated technical and mathematical skills, or what machine learning expert Ted Dunning calls “cheesy and cheap machine learning,” Read more…

Learning from Your Data: Essential Considerations

Apr 13, 2017 |

For any organization undergoing digital transformation, a primary consideration is how to find, capture, manage and analyze big data. They are looking to big data and data science to facilitate the discovery of analytics that will enable informed decision-making. Read more…

News In Brief

MapR Extends Its Platform to the Edge

Mar 14, 2017 |

MapR Technologies today unveiled MapR Edge, an extension of its converged data platform that lets customers install MapR nodes practically anywhere they want.

The new offering runs on small portable PCs like the Intel NUC (pictured above), and delivers the full breadth of MapR’s capabilities–including Hadoop, NoSQL, and data streaming functionality—anywhere customers want, from autonomous cars driving rural highways to wellheads in the oil field. Read more…

Google Buys Data Science Competition Site Kaggle

Mar 9, 2017 |Google has acquired Kaggle, a company that hosts data science competitions, the Web giant confirmed yesterday. Founded in 2010, Kaggle has hosted thousands of competitions pitting data scientists against one another in a race to elegantly solve tough machine learning challenges. More than 800,000 people have participated in Kaggle challenges, making it by far the biggest data science competition site. Read more…

Microsoft Surges in Gartner Quadrant with Power BI

Feb 21, 2017 |

Microsoft is the new king of the hill when it comes to business intelligence and analytics platforms, at least according to the latest Magic Quadrant from Gartner, which placed the Power BI backer in the pole position. 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…

This Just In

Attunity Reports First Quarter 2017 Results

Apr 27, 2017 |

BURLINGTON, Massachusetts, April 27, 2017 — Attunity Ltd. (NasdaqCM: ATTU), a leading provider of data integration and Big Data management software solutions, today reported its unaudited financial results for the three-month period ended March 31, 2017. Read more…

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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Collibra Meets Full Requirements in April 2017 Gartner Market Guide

Apr 24, 2017 |

NEW YORK, April 24, 2017 — Collibra, the leading data governance software platform for business users, today announced it meets the full set of user requirements, 8 out of 8 offerings, as outlined in the new April 2017 Gartner Market Guide for Information Stewardship Applications. Read more…

SnapLogic Unveils “Self-Driving” Tech for Automated Integration

Apr 18, 2017 |

SAN MATEO, Calif., April 18, 2017 — SnapLogic today announced industry-first technology that applies machine learning to enterprise integration — dramatically changing the economics of cloud, analytics, and digital transformation initiatives. Read more…

Gartner’s ‘Market Guide for Hadoop Operations Providers’ Names Unravel as a Representative Vendor

Apr 18, 2017 |

MENLO PARK, Calif., April 18, 2017 — Unravel Data, the only application performance management (APM) platform for simplifying big data operations (DataOps), today announced that it has been included in Gartner’s March 2017 Market Guide for Hadoop Operations Providers. Read more…