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Fresh Streaming Data: Get It While It’s Hot

Sep 28, 2016 |

Streaming data technology that’s been simmering on the backburner for the past few years will be the main entrée at this week’s Strata + Hadoop World conference in New York City. Read more…

Yahoo’s New Pulsar: A Kafka Competitor?

Sep 7, 2016 |

Yahoo today announced that it’s open sourcing Pulsar, a new distributed “publish and subscribe” messaging systems designed to be highly scalable while maintaining low levels of latency. The bus already backs some of Yahoo’s key apps, and now the Web giant is seeking the help of the open source community to take Pulsar to the next level. Read more…

How Smart Lives Will Flow from Insight Streams

Sep 6, 2016 |

In the future, we’ll be surrounded with smart devices that anticipate our wants and needs by capturing and interpreting various streams of data in real time. This vision of so-called “insight streams” Read more…

Defining Edge Analytics from a Data Decentralization Perspective

Sep 1, 2016 |

Revolutions in processing power and analytical modelling, distributed through massively democratized technology, have opened up countless new possibilities. But these revolutions in technology design have not been matched by our approach to big data. Read more…

Tracking the Ever-Shifting Big Data Bottleneck

Aug 31, 2016 |

Bottlenecks are a fact of life in IT. No matter how fast you build something, somebody will find a way to max it out. While the performance headroom has been elevated dramatically since Hadoop introduced distributed computing to the commodity masses, the bottleneck has shifted, but it hasn’t disappeared. Read more…

News In Brief

Commercial Kafka Distro Gets Global Smarts

Sep 28, 2016 |

Companies operating multiple Apache Kafka clusters in on-premise and cloud data centers will benefit from a handful of new enterprise-level features unveiled at the Strata + Hadoop World conference today by Confluent, the commercial open source company behind the popular big data message bus. Read more…

MemSQL Delivers an ‘Exactly Once’ Real-Time Pipeline

Sep 26, 2016 |

MemSQL today unveiled a new release of its in-memory relational database that can process a real-time flow of messages from Apache Kafka using “exactly once” semantics. The NewSQL database accomplished the feat by creating a new “Create Pipeline” Read more…

Flink Distro Now Available from data Artisans

Sep 21, 2016 |

The company behind Apache Flink, data Artisans, today launched the first commercial distribution of the upstart stream processing engine. The new software product, called the dA Platform, is identical to the open source Flink project at this time, and comes with 24/7 technical support from the team that develops Flink. Read more…

Proliferation of Data Driving Machine Learning

Jun 16, 2016 |

Machine learning is a hot topic, but what applications is the technology driving and what drives machine learning? The short answer, concludes a new research report on machine learning, is data—lots of data. Read more…

IoT Seen Driving AI Adoption

Jun 2, 2016 |

While hardware vendors view it as another vehicle for selling more chips and servers that would allow enterprises to move processing power closer to data, the torrent of sensor and other information the Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to generate also is driving adoption of artificial intelligence technology, concludes a new survey of software developers. Read more…

This Just In

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…

XSEDE Project Successfully Tests Scheduled Networking of Big Data

Jul 25, 2016 |

July 25 — A project to make movement of the largest datasets more efficient has tested for the first time networking hardware components necessary for scheduling network bandwidth using Software Defined Networking (SDN). Read more…

Pluribus Networks Releases VCF Insight Analytics 1.5

May 2, 2016 |

LAS VEGAS, Nev., May 2 — Pluribus Networks today announced the release of version 1.5 of its network monitoring and business analytics solution, VCF Insight Analytics (VCF-IA), which raises the bar on the quality of business analytics available from the network. Read more…

Technavio Releases New Global Big Data Infrastructure Market Report

Apr 26, 2016 |

LONDON, U.K., April 26 — According to the latest market study released by Technavio, the global big data infrastructure market is projected to grow at a striking CAGR of more than 33% during the forecast period to reach USD 26.95 billion by 2020. Read more…

DDN Introduces Newest Product in the GRIDScaler Family

Mar 16, 2016 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 16 — Following this week’s Quality Awards announcement that DDN has advanced into the honorary position of being in the top three Enterprise NAS Solution providers, DataDirect Networks (DDN) today introduced the industry’s fastest and most flexible scale-out network attached storage (NAS) solution. Read more…