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Need to plumb Hadoop data lakes? This new tool can help

Think Big's Dashboard Engine aims to put big-data insights within closer reach for business users

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AtScale opens Hadoop's big-data vaults to nonexpert business users

New platform enables Hadoop analyses from within standard BI tools such as Microsoft Excel

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Hadoop powers big data digital marketing platform

Splice Machine and RedPoint Global join forces to provide customers with an omni-channel marketing platform powered by Hadoop.

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Centrify extends identity management to Hadoop clusters

Centrify has optimized its Centrify Server Suite 2015 solution for Hadoop and big data environments, allowing customers to leverage Active Directory and existing skillsets to provide identity management.

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Big data leaders and users unite around standardization

A group of Hadoop and big data application vendors, system integrators and end-users are forming the Open Data Platform association to create a common core big data kernel to eliminate fragmentation in the space.

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MapR offers free Hadoop training and certifications

The free on-demand training initially focuses on Hadoop and HBase but will expand to other ecosystem technologies. Certification exams will also be available for developers, analysts and admins.

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5 big data technology predictions for 2015

Big data technologies have evolved at a torrid pace that shows every sign of continuing in 2015. MapR CEO and co-founder John Schroeder predicts five major developments will dominate big data technology in the new year.

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Spark lights a fire under big data processing

Apache Spark brings high-speed, in-memory analytics to Hadoop clusters, crunching large-scale data sets in minutes instead of hours.

Teradata brings MapR Hadoop into the data warehouse

Enterprises benefit from extending their data warehouse architectures to handle big data workloads, Teradata says.

HP plugs the Vertica analytics engine into Hadoop

HP Vertica for SQL on Hadoop promises to pair the reliability of SQL with the scalability of Hadoop.

Waiting for Hadoop is like Waiting for Godot, says Gartner

Most companies who have invested in big data have only done so for pilots

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Hadoop platform, apps represent $1 trillion opportunity

Hadoop will evolve into an invisible foundational data infrastructure technology this year, says Cloudera Chairman and Chief Strategy Officer Mike Olson. Now's the time to focus on building applications on top of the platform, he says....

Hadoop World: The executive dashboard is on the way out

The O'Reilly Strata + Hadoop World conference in New York points to new ways of analyzing data.

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12 things I hate about Hadoop

Hadoop is a wonderful creation, but it's evolving quickly and it can exhibit flaws. Here are my dozen downers.

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Hortonworks boosts support for enterprise needs in HDP 2.2

The latest version of the Hortonworks Data Platform distribution of Hadoop adds numerous features with a special focus on enterprise requirements around governance, security and operations.

MapR aims to take SQL-on-Hadoop to next level

Aiming to eliminate a number of onerous data engineering tasks, MapR today updated its distribution of Hadoop to include Apache Drill 0.5.

Hadoop gets real

How four IT leaders managed to bring Hadoop systems from the sandbox into production.

When to use Hadoop (and when not to)

When enterprises interested in leveraging big data and analytics ask how to get started, they often are advised to begin with Hadoop, Apache Software's open source data storage and processing framework.

Apache Hive brings real-time queries to Hadoop

Hive's SQL-like query language and vastly improved speed on huge data sets make it the perfect partner for an enterprise data warehouse.

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