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Guavus Enhances Its Reflex Operational Intelligence Platform With Apache Spark And Hadoop Yarn
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Guavus, a leading provider of big data analytics solutions for operational intelligence, today unveiled Reflex 2.0 with support for Apache Spark and Hadoop YARN. The Guavus Reflex™ Operational Intelligence Platform provides a real-time analysis across business and operations for better quality decision-making. The latest version of Reflex expands the ability

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Actian Revolutionizes Big Data Analytics Economics With All-In-One Platform Pricing
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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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Ibm Set To Open New Data Centre In London
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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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Facebook Moves 20 Billion Instagram Photos Into Its Datacenter
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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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Gartner Predict 2.1% Growth In Global It Spending
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Research firm Gartner have projected a 2.1% growth in global IT spending, equating to $3.7 trillion, compared to an almost flat growth last year. This is marked decrease from their last projections; in April, they predicted 3.2% growth and a $3.8 trillion market by the end of 2014. Gartner analyst

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Twitter Outline Home-Grown Analytics Architecture Tsar
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Twitter has detailed its home-grown, real-time analytics system TSAR (Time Series AggregatoR) in a blog post. The system is focused on automating and aggregating data collection, as well as integrating the various components Twitter uses, such as Hadoop and Storm. In their data collection and processing pipeline, Twitter are using

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Germany Vs Usa: A Surge In Nazi Insults
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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 And Salesforce Unite To Deliver Medical Platform
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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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Gridgain Step Up Security Features For Financial Institutions
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In Memory-Computing providers GridGain are stepping up security across their platform. New security features on their enterprise offering enable granular authorisation, security audit, and full visibility into data point access across the platform. This means GridGain is now fully SOX-compliant, and offers the kind of high-level, sophisticated security required by

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Ibm Securing Its Leadership In The Emc Market
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IBM announced on Wednesday the availability of its new big data service – IBM Navigator on Cloud – which is designed to help businesses interact and secure enterprise content on any device. The latest version of Navigator is build on Softlayer, and is part of IBM’s larger plan to move

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