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MemSQL, the San Francisco, CA based Big Data analytics outfit, has today rolled out a new data loading tool that increases ‘data ingest from popular data stores like Amazon Web Services S3 and the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS)’. “The MemSQL Loader is another innovation of simplifying MemSQL implementations with

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One of most popular posts this year came from Ferris Jumah, a data scientist at LinkedIn, who mapped the most popular skills of data scientists by scraping LinkedIn profile data. One of the common comments amongst data scientists who came across this post- as with most of our posts focused

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MapR Technologies, Inc., the enterprise software provider that specialises in distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, has come into an alliance with business analytics software innovator SAS, to combine powerful SAS analytics with production-ready Hadoop. MapR and SAS intend to carry out Hadoop integration, provide support of joint customers, and tap future

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Back in August, Aerospike announced they were open-sourcing their signature platform. At the beginning of December, they were back again with news of a record-breaking Google Compute Engine Benchmark. Now, to round off what has been an exceptional year for the flash-optimised, in-memory NoSQL database, they’ve released a whole raft

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Confronting the need for growing customer demand for Hadoop-based solutions, Apache Hadoop-based software and support provider to the enterprise, Cloudera, has opened new offices in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou, China, meanwhile also enhancing outreach in China and Asia. “With a strong economy, successful enterprises and local developers, China is a

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Apache Hadoop Technology pioneer for Big Data Deployments, MapR, revealed that in November this year, the number of enterprises subscribing to MapR has crossed 700. The growth is not limited to new customers alone, as the outfit saw a dollar-based net expansion rate of more than 200% for the quarter

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eHarrmony is set to strengthen its technological base using Hadoop, Spark, Docker and possibly OpenStack. Company CTO Thod Nguyen says eHarmony is trying to evolve  into a company that’s able to innovate on the IT front, as well as the dimensions-of-compatibility front. In conversation with Gigaom, Nguyen expressed that “A big

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GoGrid, a leading cloud infrastructure company, announced last week that it has partnered with Cloudera, the leading provider of Apache Hadoop-based data management software and services, as a member of its Cloudera Connect Partner Program. The program, designed to propagate the innovative use of Apache Hadoop for a range of

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HP announced earlier this week that organizations can now harness the value of Hadoop and the power of the HP Vertica Analytics Platform. HP Vertica for SQL on Hadoop simplifies data exploration, delivered in an economical way – all while running natively on an organization’s preferred Hadoop distribution and leveraging

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Summary: In the past, R seemed like the obvious choice for Data Science projects.  This article highlights some of the issues, such as performance and licensing, and then illustrates why Python with its eco-system of dedicated modules like Scikit-learn, Pandas and others has quickly become the rising star amongst Data

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