Topic: big data

JetBrains joins the big data space with new tools for DataGrip and PyCharm

JetBrains announced that Big Data Tools is now available as EAP for DataGrip and PyCharm Professional. The news aims to address problems that involve both code and data.  The company first announced plans to support more big data tools last year when it announced a preview of the IntelliJ IDEA Ultimate plugin with Apache Zeppelin … continue reading

Apache ShardingSphere now top-level project

The Apache Software Foundation announced that Apache ShardingSphere, a distributed Big Data middleware ecosystem, has now graduated to a Top-Level Project. “Since entering the Apache Incubator, ShardingSphere has evolved from a JDBC driver for sharding into a distributed ecosystem,”  said Liang Zhang, the vice president of Apache ShardingSphere.  The Apache ShardingSphere ecosystem has 3 sub-projects … continue reading

Apache Rya becomes an ASF Top-Level Project

The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) graduated Rya, a scalable open-source Big Data database, to its list of Top-Level Projects (TLP). The project was submitted to the Apache Incubator in September 2015. The database is triple store (subject-predicate-object) database, and is capable of storing billions of linked information sets by using novel storage methods, indexing schemes … continue reading

Open source big data processing at massive scale and warp speed

HPCC Systems (High Performance Computing Cluster), a dba of LexisNexis Risk Solutions, is an open-source big-data computing platform. Flavio Villanustre, vice president technology and CISO at LexisNexis Risk Solutions, explained HPCC Systems’s evolution came as a necessity. “In 2000 we were getting into data analytics, using the platforms, databases, and data integration tools that were … continue reading

Parasoft takes on test data with upgraded SOAtest and Virtualize

Roughly half of testing time is wasted on test data management activities, which prompted time-saving solutions like service virtualization to gain traction. One company that’s pointing its virtualization tools toward test data generation and comprehensive API test automation is Parasoft. The company this week announced the latest releases of its SOAtest and Virtualize tools, adding … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Databrick’s $250 million funding, Google’s Cross Account Protection, and H2O.ai’s data science and machine learning platforms

Databricks announced a massive Series E round of funding for $250 million, bringing the company’s total amount raised to $489.5 million. According to the company, this could not be possible without its Unified Analytics Platform. The platform is designed to help enterprises build data pipelines across siloed data storage systems and make data science on … continue reading

A new Cloudera emerges from the Hortonworks merger

The Cloudera and Hortonworks merger that was first announced in October officially completed this month, paving the way for a new Cloudera. As part of the merger, the former rivals will live under the Cloudera name and offer an enterprise data cloud capable of supporting hybrid and multi-cloud deployments as well as provide machine learning … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Pepperdata’s Application Spotlight, Alibaba teams up with data Artisans, and Firefox Reality on HTC Vive

Pepperdata has announced that it is now offering a free version of its Application Spotlight APM solution. The free version can be used in a single cluster of up to 20 nodes. According to Pepperdata, the solution enables developers to quickly identify and solve issues. “This free offering gives developers a powerful introduction to the … continue reading

premium Digital transformation: A catalyst for changing the embedded development paradigm

The Internet of Things is dead. Or so declared one of my colleagues recently. While I could dismiss the comment as flippant, it does point to an underlying cynicism of technology that has been nicely captured by Gartner’s eponymous Hype Cycle. As technologists we often focus on cool technologies themselves, and then get frustrated, or … continue reading

SD Times news digest: CrossBrowserTesting for open source, Informatica’s Big Data management solution, and CA’s AI research

SmartBear is making its UI functional web testing tool available for free for open-source projects. CrossBrowserTesting enables teams to automate Selenium scripts, manually debug web apps and compare solutions on more than 1,500 desktop and mobile browsers in the cloud. According to the company, the full access to its device lab will maximize test coverage … continue reading

Apache HAWQ becomes top-level project

The Apache HAWQ project is graduating from incubation to become a top-level project within the Apache Software Foundation this week. Apache HAWQ is a enterprise SQL-on-Hadoop query engine and analytics database that first entered the foundation’s incubation phase in September of 2015. “We are very excited to see Apache HAWQ graduate as a Top-Level Project … continue reading

Researchers create new platform for developing data-intensive, distributed computing code

Researchers have developed a new system designed to tackle complex objects and workflows on Big Data platforms. Computer science researchers from Rice University’s DARPA-funded Pliny project has announced PlinyCompute. The project is funded through DARPA’s Mining and Understanding Software Enclaves (MUSE) initiative. The Pliny project aims to create systems that automatically detect and fix errors … continue reading

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