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Fans and supporters of Hadoop have no reason to fear; Hadoop isn’t going away anytime soon. There’s been a great deal of consternation about the future of Hadoop, most of it stemming from the growing popularity of Apache Spark. Some big data experts have even gone so far as to

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Traditional databases historically haven’t been fast enough to act on real-time data, forcing developers to go to great effort to write applications that capture and process fast data. Some developers have turned to tools like Storm or Spark Streaming; others have patched together a set of open source projects in

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To get value out of today’s big and fast data, organizations must evolve beyond traditional analytic cycles that are heavy with data transformation and schema management. The Hadoop revolution is about merging business analytics and production operations to create the ‘as-it-happens’ business. It’s not a matter of running a few

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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

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Real-time Trend Intelligence providers Bottlenose have secured a $13.4 million Series B funding, led by KPMG Capital, according to an SEC filing. Earlier in December KPMG Capital, a new funding wing set up by KPMG International, whose first investment fund was created to accelerate innovation in data and analytics, had

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Stevan is the Co-Founder and CTO of CurrencyTransfer.com – an international payments marketplace. Although many banks and currency brokers proudly boast “Zero fees!” on their advertising materials, hidden costs still proliferate. CurrencyTransfer.com have developed a marketplace, updated in real time, where you can compare fees and rates from a range of

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Silver Spring Networks the Redwood City, U.S. based smart grid products innovator is acquiring privately held provider of utility data analytics solutions, Detectent Inc. “As a recognized industry leader, Detectent is delivering innovative data analytics solutions to some of the leading U.S. utilities,” noted Scott Lang, Chairman, President and CEO,

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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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Elephants in a Storm. Oil tankers take ages to move. Even when there’s a storm ahead, complex machinery, pulleys, engines and switches have to be enabled to make the smallest change in direction. Organizations and Big Data are the same, they use masses of compute power in order to gain

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The Apache Software Foundation has declared Apache Storm a top-level project, marking a major step towards its maturity as a technology. Designed by the team at BackType/Twitter, to analyze the tweet stream in real time, Storm became an official Apache incubation project in September 2013. Ever since, Hortonworks engineering has

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