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Kyvos serves up Hadoop on cubes

New software from Kyvos can format Hadoop data into OLAP repositories


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comScore CTO shares big data lessons

Digital analytics company comScore has been using Hadoop to process its big data since 2009. With six years of experience using the technology in production, comScore CTO Mike Brown shares some of the lessons he's learned.

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MapR 5.0 Hadoop supports real-time applications

MapR Technologies latest version of its Hadoop distribution auto-synchronizes storage, database and search indices to support real-time applications.

Datameer adds governance tools for Hadoop analytics

Data-profiling tools help companies find and fix issues such as inconsistent or invalid data.

Oracle zeroes in on Hadoop data with new analytics tool

New offering focuses on spatial and graph capabilities.

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Pentaho adds orchestration for Apache Spark jobs

Pentaho has announced native integration of Pentaho Data Integration (PDI) with Apache Spark, enabling the orchestration of Spark jobs.

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Pivotal rolls out Hadoop distro update, new query optimizer

Pivotal releases a new version of its Pivotal HD Hadoop distribution built on the open source ODP big data kernel, along with a new cost-based query optimizer that promises up to 100x performance upgrades for Greenplum and HAWQ.

DataTorrent grabs $15M in funding to help make sense of big data -- fast

DataTorrent, which claims its Hadoop-based software can process billions of events per second, has received $15 million in Series B funding.

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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Hortonworks to speed Hadoop cloud deployments

Hortonworks has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Budapest-based SequenceIQ, a specialist in deployment automation technology for launching on-demand Hadoop clusters in the cloud or any environment that supports Docker...

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.

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