Big Data & Analytics News

Developer Survey on Internet of Things: Uncovers ‘Not-So-Great’ Expectations?

The current state of the IoT is a kind of Dickensian dichotomy. It’s not quite "best of times, worst of times," but it’s true there is both excitement and concern. IDN looks at the study by Progress Software and Harbor Research that surveyed 700 developers.

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Datameer Adds End-to-End Data Governance Capabilities to Hadoop Analytics

Datameer is adding data governance capabilities to its native Hadoop platform environment. The broad range of updates provide an extensive level of end-to-end governance, with features for audit, lineage, impact analysis, security and versioning.

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How Apache Drill Could ‘Democratize’ Big Data: Simplicity, Self-Service & Lower Cost

For big data adopters, Spring 2015 was a sweet season of simplicity. One big example: Apache Drill lets non-technical users explore huge and varied sets of data on-the-fly – and avoid tons of time and expense on data prep by IT.  To see how Drill could democratize big data, IDN talks with MapR Technologies’ CMO Jack Norris.

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AIR, Actian Partnership Brings Big Data To Risk Modeling & Risk Management

As we enter a new hurricane season, Actian Corp. and AIR Worldwide are showing how big data is set to deliver new insights for risk management. The Actian / AIR partnership marries high-performance analytics with risk modeling – giving insurers more complete views of risk.

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Aqua Data Studio 16 Adds Treemaps, Binning for Smarter Data Visualization

AquaFold Inc. has updated its Aqua Data Studio database management and analytics software with new features, charts and options to let users more easily produce and share a rich variety of data visualizations.

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Denodo Updates Data Virtualization Platform for Agile BI, Big Data Analytics

Denodo Technologies’ latest update to its data virtualization platform adds features to give big data a bigger bang.  Denodo Platform 5.5 looks to unify departmental data silos, as well as deliver more data variety and volume.

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Lavastorm Adds Predictive Analytics for Business Analysts

Lavastorm has added new analyst-friendly features to its analytics platform and engine. The upgrade looks to ‘democratize’ predictive analytics projects more easily for companies that don’t have highly-skilled data scientists or hard-to-find Hadoop programmers.

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Zettics 9.0 Insights Brings Pre-Built Big Data ‘Apps’ To Network Operation Problem Solving

Analytics technology firm Zettics is providing a deeper set of big data-based insights for network operators.  Zettics 9.0 insights, which are offered in a format that resembles pre-built Hadoop apps, enable operators to solve specific business problems, get subscriber feeds to their big data platforms, and perform ad-hoc sandbox analysis for data discovery.

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MapR Partnerships with Contexti, SAS Expand Big Data Options for Customers

MapR Technologies continues to expand partnerships for its Apache Hadoop distribution to deliver easy-to-use and innovative big data solutions. Partnerships with Context and SAS highlight the latest round.

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Progress, DataStax Partner on Enterprise Data Integration for Apache Cassandra

Progress Software is teaming up with DataStax, the company that offers Apache Cassandra to the enterprise, on an enterprise-ready data connectivity and integration solution. The Progress DataDirect for Cassandra Driver, now in preview, comes as customers of both Progress DataDirect and DataStax look for a standards-based solution for integrating with existing BI, analytics and ETL systems.

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SOA Software’s EnVision Platform for API Analytics Brings New Level of Business, Technical Insights

As enterprise APIs take off, execs are now looking for better business analytics to help them see how successful (or not) their API projects really are. SOA Software is responding with EnVision, a new level of API analytics platform that integrates business and technical metrics for insights previously unavailable.   IDN speaks with SOA Software’s Sachin Agarwal.

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Denodo Updates Unified Data Virtualization Platform for Richer Analytics, Big Data Results

Denodo Technologies is shipping an update to its data virtualization platform. Denodo Platform 5.5 sports improvements to tackle all 3Vs of data. Added features lend support for more data types, higher data volumes and optimized real-time support, thanks to improved read/write and intelligent caching.

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