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Five Companies to Watch at Strata Data Conference

Sep 27, 2017 |

Just like the Big Apple, the big data industry doesn’t sleep, and innovations are constantly occuring. Here are five companies exhibiting at the Strata Data Conference this week that are either new, or are doing something new and innovative with big data. Read more…

Data Plane Offering Marks New Phase for Hortonworks

Sep 25, 2017 |

The new Data Plane Service (DPS) that Hortonworks unveiled today at the Strata Data Conference marks the start of a new phase for the publicly traded company, according to Arun Murthy, chief product officer and co-founder of the company. Read more…

Amazon S3 Dominance Spawns Storage Challengers

Sep 20, 2017 |

When it comes to storing data, Amazon’s Simple Storage Service (S3) is a runaway success. With trillions of files under management spanning many exabytes worth of data, S3 is the largest digital storage system in the known universe. Read more…

Drones and GPUs Provide AI Boost for Inspection Firm

Sep 7, 2017 |

A company backed by GE’s venture capital arm is using NVidia GPUs, deep learning frameworks, and drones to automate the inspection of physical assets in the oil and gas, electrical distribution, and transportation industries. Read more…

Cutting through the APM Complexity with Data

Aug 21, 2017 |

Today’s IT is disjointed and more complex than ever before. Application performance is a critical measure of customer experience, and is now defined by various elements including cloud infrastructure, software, APIs, microservices and network performance. Read more…

News In Brief

Splunk Competitor Raises Cash, Rolls New Tools

Nov 15, 2017 |

Logz.io, the log analysis startup, has raised additional cash that will be used to apply artificial intelligence techniques to help reduce the amount of stored and analyzed data while improving the quality of business insights. Read more…

In-Memory Database Goes ‘Translytical’

Nov 7, 2017 |

Database vendors continue to move computing and analytical processing closer to data as applications leverage more data types ranging from structured to those data sets that can be transformed to another data type, or polymorphic. Read more…

AI, Machine Learning Among Top Cloud Workloads

Oct 26, 2017 |

More evidence is emerging of the inexorable shift of analytics and related workloads to the cloud, with adopters feeling more confident about hybrid infrastructure in their search for ways to become more agile, a new cloud study finds. Read more…

IBM Stacks Memory Cells to Boost Flash Capacity

Oct 26, 2017 |

All-flash platforms are steadily being used to drive down the cost and infrastructure required to store soaring data volumes as more enterprises shift to hybrid cloud infrastructure. Recent technology advances involving the stacking of flash memory cells have greatly increased storage density while continuing to meet data scientists’ Read more…

Gartner: Top Storage Vendors Taming Unstructured Data

Oct 23, 2017 |

Object storage and distributed file systems are being enlisted to handle the growing volumes of unstructured data in enterprise datacenters, market analyst Gartner Inc. notes in an annual survey of the evolving storage market. Read more…

This Just In

Hazelcast Jet 0.5 – New High-Level API Increases Developer Productivity for Real-Time IoT, Big Data Applications

Nov 21, 2017 |

PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 21, 2017 — Hazelcast, a leading open source in-memory data grid (IMDG) with tens of thousands of installed clusters and over 39 million server starts per month, today announced the 0.5 release of Hazelcast Jet – an application embeddable, distributed computing platform for fast processing of big data sets. Read more…

DDN Partners with Hewlett Packard Enterprise to Deliver HPC Storage Solutions

Nov 8, 2017 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 8, 2017 — DataDirect Networks (DDN), a world leader in storage solutions, has entered into a partnership with global high-performance computing (HPC) leader Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) to integrate DDN’s parallel file system storage and flash storage cache technology with HPE’s HPC platforms. Read more…

Blueshift Selects MemSQL for Real-Time Analytics

Oct 30, 2017 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 30, 2017 — MemSQL, provider of the fastest real-time data warehouse, today announced that Blueshift, one of the fastest growing integrated business planning solution providers globally, has deployed MemSQL for real-time analytics on its ONE Solution. Read more…

Supermicro Announces First Quarter Fiscal 2018 Preliminary Financial Information

Oct 27, 2017 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 27, 2017 — Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMCI), a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server, storage technology and green computing, announced preliminary financial information for its fiscal first quarter ended September 30, 2017. Read more…

Hazelcast Releases IMDG 3.9 GA with Performance, Usability & Scalability Enhancements

Oct 25, 2017 |

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 25, 2017 – Hazelcast, the leading open source in-memory data grid (IMDG) with hundreds of thousands of installed clusters and over 39 million server starts per month, today announced Hazelcast IMDG 3.9 is generally available as a production ready build. Read more…