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Pivotal, the San Francisco-based software and services provider has announced its partnership with the AMPLab at UC Berkeley to support the in-memory Tachyon project. They aim to bolster the data lake technology with an architecture that builds upon disk-based storage with memory-centric processing frameworks. Being led by Haoyuan Li, a

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The raft of expectations and requirements of new big data tech coming to market continues to grow and grow. They’ve got to be fast. They’ve got to be scalable. They’ve got to handle key business metrics, such as growth, retention and churn. Increasingly, they’ve also got to be easy-to-use and

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It appears that the data fabric is rising to eminence. Last week, Gridgain unveiled their signature data fabric; now, Continuent have announced their offering to the world, named Continuent Tungsten 3.0. For businesses with increasingly complex architectures, such data fabrics- a complete set of integrated systems which hope to fulfill

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Data ScienceNews

Data management specialists Peaxy have made their signature product, the Peaxy Hyperfiler generally available today. The general principle behind the Hyperfiler software is making massive amounts of unstructured data across complex data architectures immediately accessible and manageable. The Hyperfiler product was built with a particular industrial pain point in mind.

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It’s no secret that in-memory, real-time applications have been gaining ground for quite some time. The idea that data should nurture immediate decision-making and not just be confined to historical, retrospective analysis has certainly proved to be a powerful one. Now, open source in-memory powerhouse Gridgain have unveiled their latest

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Conversations

Mark Lewis is the Senior Director of Marketing at Cloudera. Cloudera offers a unified platform for big data; its enterprise data hub, built on Apache Hadoop. The Enterprise Data Hub allows companies to execute storage, access, management, analysis, security and search all within one framework. We recently caught up with

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BI & AnalyticsNews

Alpine Data Labs today unveiled Alpine Chorus 4.0, “the industry’s first Advanced Analytics enterprise platform that enables universal data discovery and search”. It also introduces a first-of-its-kind life cycle management facility for Hadoop and non-Hadoop platforms, allowing for machine learning algorithms & analytics to managed simply and in a timely

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Understanding Big Data

The open source technology market is huge. It fuels 1 million unique projects today, and opens up massive opportunities for small and large enterprises alike. It means small companies can deploy technologies in a cost-effective manner, and large enterprises have the means to scale; as John Gallaugher points out, Google has

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Datastax, the leading enterprise Cassandra provider, recently unveiled Datastax Enterprise 4.5. DSE 4.5 is focused around making it easier than ever to develop and deploy, as well as increased performance capabilities, supported by integration with Apache Spark and partnership with Databricks. Dataconomy recently spoke to Robin Schumacher, Datastax’s VP of

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IEEE, the “world’s largest professional association for the language of technology”, have released an interactive ranking of programming languages. In the overall list, as well as many of the sub-rankings, Java emerges as the victor. The IEEE blog details how they went about creating their definitive rankings. “Starting from a

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