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What HPE Sees in MapR Technologies

Aug 5, 2019 |

Hewlett Packard Enterprises surprised the computing world this morning with the announcement that it has acquired the struggling data platform company MapR Technologies. In an interview with Datanami, Patrick Osborne, HPE’s vice president and general manager of big data and secondary storage, describes why the deal makes sense for the technology giant. Read more…

Cloud Looms Large at Strata, and So Does Kubernetes

Sep 13, 2018 |

While there was heavy cloud cover in New York this week, cloud computing could be seen lifting Strata Data Conference, where vendors scrambled to ensure their products can support cloud and on-premise environments simultaneously, which necessitated a steady diet of Special K. Read more…

How Erasure Coding Changes Hadoop Storage Economics

Feb 7, 2018 |

The introduction of erasure coding with Hadoop 3.0 will allow users to cram up to 50% more data into the same cluster. That’s great news for users who are struggling to store all their data. Read more…

Containerized Spark Deployment Pays Dividends

Aug 7, 2017 |

Hadoop has emerged as a general purpose big data operating system that can perform a range of tasks and run all kinds of processing engines. But all that power and flexibility comes with a cost, which is something that one prominent healthcare analytics firm decided it didn’t want to pay anymore. 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…

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HPE Folds BlueData into AI Offerings

May 7, 2019 |

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is integrating its recently acquired BlueData software with its Apollo infrastructure and other services to offer new AI and analytics capabilities running on hybrid clouds.

HPE, which acquired AI and big data software vendor BlueData last November, said Tuesday (May 7) it is folding those machine learning capabilities into a new service that also runs on “multi-vendor infrastructure.” Among the goals is taking advantage of application portability via containers running on-premises and multi-cloud deployments. Read more…

Tachyon Support Coming to Big Data Hypervisor

Feb 3, 2015 |

Organizations that are deploying Apache Spark to do data science on big data may be inclined to invest in Tachyon, the in-memory file system that was developed next to Spark at the AMPlab. Read more…

Top Big Data Startups Honored at Strata

Oct 20, 2014 |

Hadoop virtualization startup BlueData took home the blue ribbon at the Startup Showcase competition during the Strata + Hadoop World conference last week. Also gaining recognition were Metanautix, an SQL data compute engine; Read more…

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