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Databricks, a start up that builds software around the popular open-source project Apache Spark, announced on Monday at this year’s Spark Summit in San Francisco that it has raised $33 million in Series B funding. The announcement also included the launch of a new cloud computing service on Amazon Web

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Palo Alto, CA, July 1, 2014 – TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) today announced that Kony, Inc., a leading enterprise mobility company, is using TIBCO Jaspersoft® for Amazon Web Services to achieve embedded analytics within its mobile platform. Jaspersoft®, the “Intelligence Inside” applications and business processes, is used by Kony and

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REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – June 30, 2014 – Actian Corporation (“Actian”), the first company to deliver an end-to-end big data analytics platform that runs natively in Hadoop, today announced all-in-one platform pricing that gives organizations the affordability and flexibility to grow and change with their business needs. The platform pricing

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Earlier this year, IBM’s SoftLayer division announced that it would spend over $1.2 billion to expand its global cloud footprint, with plans to deliver cloud services from 40 data centres worldwide in 15 countries and five continents by the end of the year. The development of this project will see

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Last week, in an interview with Charlie Manese, Facebook’s infrastructure engineer, it was revealed that Instagram’s image database has been moved from Amazon Web Services to Facebook’s own internal datacentre. The transition from AWS to Facebook’s infrastructure — which included data on Instagram’s 200 million active users and 20 billion

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In a paper titled, Real Time Business Intelligence for The Adaptive Enterprise, Business Intelligence is defined as “all about capturing, accessing, understanding, and converting one of the most fundamental and most precious assets of any company, represented by raw data, into active information in order to improve business.” However, the

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During the Germany vs. USA World Cup match on Thursday, some striking data emerged on twitter. In a blog post, Reuben Fischer-Baum collected all the tweets containing “Nazi” or “Nazis” during the game (from 11:35am – 14:03pm EST) which saw 30,209 tweets in total. The graph below shows when the

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Philips, the Dutch healthcare and lighting company, announced on Thursday it would be partnering with Salesforce to build a cloud-based platform that will connect healthcare providers, insurers and healthcare consumers. Philips has built two applications on the platform, eCareCoordinator and eCareCompanion that will become available in the summer. The former

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