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  • IBM commits to Apache Spark compute engine

    Calling Apache Spark "the most important new open source project in a decade that is being defined by data," IBM today announced that it will embed the compute engine into its analytics and commerce platforms and offer Spark as a service on IBM Bluemix.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud16 June 15 00:26
  • Cascading big data framework gets Apache Tez support

    After about a year-and-a-half of development, big data application platform specialist Concurrent today released a new version of the open source Cascading big data application framework.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud10 June 15 23:54
  • Pentaho adds Amazon EMR, SAP HANA to data integration platform

    On the heels of Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) closing on its acquisition of data integration specialist Pentaho last week, Pentaho today released an update to its platform that adds integration for Amazon Elastic MapReduce (EMR) and SAP HANA.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud10 June 15 02:12
Features about MapR
  • 5 Big Data Technology Predictions for 2015

    In just a few short years, big data technologies have gone from the realm of hype to one of the core disruptors of the new digital age. 2014 saw big data initiatives inside the enterprise increasingly move from test to production. In 2015, big data will push further into the enterprise with even more use cases -- specifically real-time use cases -- says John Schroeder, CEO and co-founder of Hadoop distribution specialist MapR.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud23 Dec. 14 06:53
  • MapR's New Hadoop Distribution Promises No-Risk Updgrade

    MapR's latest Hadoop distribution includes support for Hadoop 2.2 with YARN, but is also backward compatible with the MapReduce 1.x scheduler, promising organizations a risk-free upgrade path to the latest Hadoop architecture.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud17 Feb. 14 17:09
  • 10 Top Big Data Startups to Watch--Final Rankings

    The votes are in for CIO.com's 10 hottest big data startups to watch. Here are the final rankings based on your voting as well as a variety of other criteria such as funding and company leadership.

    Written by Jeff Vance16 July 13 13:06
  • Does Big Data spell the end of business intelligence as we know it?

    Traditional BI requires human input to decide what correlated factors to query. As predictive data analytics gets increasingly powerful, the algorithms do the deciding. That spells the end of BI as columnist Bernard Golden knows it - and he doesn't feel fine about it.

    Written by Bernard Golden26 March 13 22:26
  • Hadoop Creator Outlines the Future of Big Data Platform

    Doug Cutting, creator of Hadoop and founder of the Apache Hadoop Project, says big data is not hype and it's not a bubble. He lays out his vision of how Hadoop will become the Holy Grail of big data systems

    Written by Thor Olavsrud26 Oct. 12 17:15
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