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Should Your Analytics Be ‘Real-Time’?

Nov 29, 2016 |

It’s widely acknowledged that the quicker an organization can collect, analyze and act on data the more of an advantage they will have in the marketplace. In fact, many organizations believe that the data they’re collecting must even be “real-time”—which is to say accurate up to the very second. Read more…

The Network is the New Storage Bottleneck

Nov 10, 2016 |

Along with the data center storage capacity explosion and the major shift in storage architecture from scale-up to scale out, there is one more trend which is not only effecting storage but also networking. Read more…

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…

News In Brief

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…

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…

This Just In

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…

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…