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2014-07-01 08:37:01

Paradigm4 Survey also Shows Half of Data Scientists Fed Up with Traditional Databases WALTHAM, Mass., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The huge volume of Big Data produced by sensors, genomic sequencers, electronic exchanges, and connected devices continues to generate headlines but it's the diverse types of data, not the volume, that's a bigger challenge to data scientists and is causing them to "leave data on the table." Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140701/123425 According to a...

2014-06-30 16:29:05

Alteryx and Databricks Announce Technology and Go-to-Market Partnership to Drive Adoption of SparkR and SparkSQL; Alteryx to Focus on Apache Spark Framework as the Primary Technology for Customers to Achieve Scalable, Analytic Freedom in Hadoop SAN FRANCISCO, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- Spark Summit -- Alteryx and Databricks today announced they are collaborating to drive the value of Apache Hadoop and Spark into the hands of everyday analysts. These companies will become the...

2014-06-30 08:35:09

Stratio Unveiled at Spark Summit in San Francisco SAN FRANCISCO, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stratio, a developer of pure Spark Big Data platforms, today at Spark Summit, announced the availability of Stratio and Stratio Enterprise, providing the ability to query both static and streaming data stored in NoSQL and other mainstream Big Data repositories. Stratio frees enterprises from vendor lock-in and it simplifies implementation and management as a result of result of its...

2014-06-24 08:36:32

Pentaho 5.1 delivers code-free analytics directly on MongoDB, simplifies data preparation for data scientists and adds full YARN support NEW YORK, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing to deliver on the future of analytics, Pentaho Corporation today announced the general availability of version 5.1 of its business analytics and data integration platform, offering companies enhanced capabilities to scale up their big data operations. Building upon the foundation of enterprise big data...

2014-06-24 04:21:38

DDN Significantly Broadens Addressable Market in Financial Services, Life Sciences and Energy Exploration, While Reinforcing its HPC Technology Leadership on the Road to Exascale Computing LEIPZIG, Germany, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Supercomputing Conference (ISC) 2014 http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130223/MM65263LOGO News Facts -- Building on its leadership in the high performance computing (HPC) market, DataDirect Networks (DDN) today announced strong...

2014-06-23 04:21:15

Using DDN's World's Fastest Storage and File System Solution, Researchers in Northern Germany Benefit from Simplified Infrastructure, 4x Performance Gains and Industry-Leading TCO LEIPZIG, Germany, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Supercomputing Conference (ISC) 2014 News Facts -- The North German Supercomputing Alliance (HLRN), operated by a team of experts at the High Performance Computing Center at Leibniz University in Hannover (RRZN) and Zuse Institute...

2014-06-19 23:08:50

Crate Data’s win attributed to its super scalable data store and SQL interface, letting companies get into a distributed architecture for a lower cost. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Crate Data, the open source super-scalable data store for any data, announced today that it has won the judge’s choice award in the 2014 GigaOm Structure Launchpad Competition. Nearly 60 startups with innovative technologies in cloud computing, big data applications and Internet infrastructure...

2014-06-19 23:05:38

VelociData President and CTO Ron Indeck is the featured speaker at a forum June 25 at the University of Colorado on the special role that heterogeneous systems will play in next-generation Big Data infrastructure. St Louis, MO (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 VelociData President and CTO Ron Indeck is the featured speaker at a forum June 25 at the University of Colorado on the special role that heterogeneous systems will play in next-generation Big Data infrastructure. Organizations today are...

2014-06-18 08:32:13

NEW YORK, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SiSense [http://go.toutapp.com/c6534401667ead6dab ], a leader in big data analytics for non-technical business users, today announced that it was selected by Gartner as a "Cool Vendor in Analytics, 2014" (1). Gartner identified five innovative vendors in the analytics space and highlights their products and services in the report. "SiSense continues to challenge the status quo by delivering a powerful alternative to traditional...

2014-06-17 23:16:00

Jigsaw Academy, the leading online analytics and Big Data training academy has just released an eBook titled "Beginner’s Guide to Big Data Analytics". The eBook is a simple and informative guide to help you understand the characteristics of Big Data, its challenges, technologies and landscape. (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Jigsaw Academy is proud to announce the release of their eBook titled “Beginner’s Guide to Big Data Analytics”. The book can be downloaded free on their...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'