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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…

Sparse Fourier Transform Gives Stream Processing a Lifeline from the Coming Data Deluge

Jun 13, 2017 |

When James Cooley and John Tukey introduced the Fast Fourier transform in 1965, it revolutionized signal processing and set us on course to an array of technological breakthroughs. But today’s overwhelming data sets require a new approach. Read more…

MapR Rebrands Around Converged Data Fabric

Jun 6, 2017 |

MapR Technologies today announced a major rebranding and repositioning of the data storage layer of its converged data platform. MapR-XD, as the data store is now known, provides the mechanism for customers to build a unified data fabric that stretches from edge devices, into the data center, and out to public clouds. Read more…

Committers Talk Hadoop 3 at Apache Big Data

May 18, 2017 |

The upcoming delivery of Apache Hadoop 3 later this year will bring big changes to how customers store and process data on clusters. Here at the annual Apache Big Data show in Miami, Florida, a pair of Hadoop project committers from Cloudera shared details on how the changes will impact YARN and HDFS. Read more…

Massive Autonomous Vehicle Sensor Data: What Does It Mean?

May 15, 2017 |

It was reported by Ford that connected car sensors generate 25 gigabytes of data per hour, and then by the WSJ that a typical autonomous vehicle generates 4 terabytes of data in 90 minutes, and then by Intel of 45 terabits per hour.  Read more…

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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…

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…

Apeiron Gains Partner For its Net Storage Platform

Jan 13, 2017 |

Looking to unclog big data network and storage bottlenecks, a Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) vendor and technology integrator have launched a partnership designed to deliver a NVMe over Ethernet platform that targets the analytics and Internet of Things processing sectors. Read more…

Startup Looks to Move Machine Intelligence to Net Edge

Dec 7, 2016 |

As industrial applications continue to push technology investments ranging from networking to data analytics, a data science startup behind a “mesh intelligence” platform designed to close the “machine-to-human” gap said it has closed an early funding round. Read more…

AWS Reaches Out to the Edge in Vegas

Dec 1, 2016 |

Amazon Web Services scaled up its edge computing initiative with a series of new services unveiled at the AWS re:Invent conference in Las Vegas this week, including a new AWS Greengrass framework for off-network processing of IoT data, and an extension of the AWS Lambda service for edge computing. Read more…

This Just In

Mellanox InfiniBand Chosen by AMD for EPYC Datacenter Platforms

Jun 21, 2017 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & YOKNEAM, Israel, June 21, 2017 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MLNX), a supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, announced today that the company’s Ethernet and InfiniBand interconnect solutions have been chosen to accelerate the new AMD EPYC data center platforms. Read more…

FCIA Completes Gen 6 32GFC Plugfest Focused on FC-NVMe

Jun 1, 2017 |

MINNEAPOLIS, June 1, 2017 – Building upon last year’s successful Non Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) over Fibre Channel (FC) Fabric (FC-NVMe) proof of concept, the Fibre Channel Industry Association (FCIA) has announced the completion of the first Gen 6 32GFC plugfest solely focused on FC-NVMe. Read more…

Indiana University and Partners Announce New 100 Gbps Transatlantic Link

Jan 17, 2017 |

BLOOMINGTON, Ind., Jan. 17 — Research flowing between the United States, Europe and Africa got a significant boost early this year when Indiana University and its partners flipped the switch on a new 100 Gigabits per second (Gbps) transatlantic link. Read more…

CellOS Software Leverages Zoomdata and MapR to Help Telcos More Efficiently Monetize Their Networks

Jan 12, 2017 |

SAN MATEO, Calif., Jan. 12 — Zoomdata, developers of the world’s fastest visual analytics platform for big data, and CellOS Software Limited, the provider of real-time data analytics to monetize network assets, announced new analytic applications for data revenue assurance, network analytics and campaign management that will enable Telcos to add millions of dollars of revenue by enabling real-time analyses of their own networks. Read more…

The Linux Foundation Announces Big Data Platform for Network Analytics

Aug 16, 2016 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 16 — The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit advancing professional open source management for mass collaboration today is announcing Platform for Network Data Analytics or PNDA is now a Linux Foundation Project. Read more…