Alation, a California based data accessibility startup emerged from stealth mode last week to make available its enterprise data accessibility platform that promises to bring together machine learning and “human insight” to assist the data-driven organisation’s workforce in collaborative analytics, data search and discovery, data optimization and effective data governance.
E-commerce giant eBay has released an open-source, real-time analytics platform and stream processing framework, dubbed Pulsar. Through Pulsar, user and business events will be collected and processed in real time, enabling superior interaction, to the tune of a million events per second with high availability. Owing to the ever increasing
Following the eBay, PayPal division, the first round of layoffs has begun. They had announced a 7 percent cut in workforce last month spreading across various departments. John Donahoe president and CEO of ebay Inc had said, “We plan to reduce our workforce globally by approximately 2,400 positions, across eBay
eBay, one of the largest e-commerce companies has announced a spinoff from its payments service PayPal. Ahead of this move they plan to cut about 7 percent of its staff spreading across various departments. John Donahoe president and CEO of ebay Inc said, “We plan to reduce our workforce globally
For years, companies have relied on business intelligence (BI) tools to drive strategy and identify opportunities based on historical data. However, in today’s fast-paced, data-driven economy, traditional BI often moves too slowly. Now, with the emergence of the Internet of Things and the demand for greater customer personalization, companies are
EBay Brings Out Open-Sourced Kylin, Built from Scratch, Which Taps Distributed Processing and the HBase Data Store to Accelerate Analytics
Ebay’s latest offering to the open-source community is designed to accelerate analytics on Hadoop and allow the use of SQL-compatible tools, while providing an SQL interface and multi-dimensional analysis (OLAP) on Hadoop to support extremely large datasets. Dubbed, Kylin, according to an eBay blog post, this is what it essentially
Crowdfunded data enrichment platform CrowdFlower, scooped up $12.5 million in Series C financing earlier this week. The round was led by Canvas Venture Fund and saw participation from existing investors Bessemer Venture Partners and Trinity Ventures, bringing the total amount raised by the company to $28 million. Rebecca Lynn, the