Topic: hadoop

Big Data TechCon highlights expanding needs of enterprises

At Big Data TechCon in Chicago this week, attendees were treated to a glimpse of the future of Hadoop and large-scale data processing. With new solutions such as Apache Apex and Snowflake, enterprise options were shown to be expanding fast. Keynote speaker Owen O’Malley, cofounder of Hortonworks and a 10-year veteran of the Hadoop project, … continue reading

Android will release Android Fingerprint API, Google turns over search queries to AI, MapR to provide free Apache Spark training—SD Times news digest, Oct. 27, 2015

Android 6.0 Marshmallow is publicly available to users, and Android’s developers have been adding new features for developers along the way. This week, they are releasing Asymmetric Fingerprint Dialog, a new sample demonstrating how to securely integrate with compatible fingerprint readers in a client/server environment, according to its blog. The Android Fingerprint API protects users’ … continue reading

Arun Murthy discusses the future of Hadoop

Arun Murthy is a busy fellow. When he’s not acting as architect at Hortonworks, the Hadoop company he founded, he’s flying around the world giving keynote addresses. This is quite a long ways from where he was 10 years ago, working on Hadoop inside Yahoo. But then, the future is, typically, uncertain. That’s why we … continue reading

Mirantis ships OpenStack version 7.0

Mirantis has released a new version of its OpenStack distribution. Version 7.0 includes bug fixes, new Hadoop and Spark support, and integrations with Cloud Foundry and Kubernetes. For existing Mirantis users, the upgrade path to version 7.0 comes with rollback capabilities. That should allow users to implement this new version easily, helping them to utilize … continue reading

MapR adds JSON support to its NoSQL database

MapR Technologies today announced the availability of a developer preview of its new native JSON support inside Hadoop. This addition gives users access to a document store that can be linked directly into Hadoop. The new JSON support is included in MapR-DB, a NoSQL data store. Anil Gadre, senior vice president of product management at … continue reading

Cask extends Big Data app development platform

Cask Software, creator of an application development platform for Big Data, has updated the platform and expanded beyond Hadoop through a new partnership with Cassandra company DataStax. In a blog post, CEO Jonathan Gray discussed Cask Hydrator, a new capability built into version 3.2 of the CDAP app platform that enables data ingestion and ETL … continue reading

With Hadoop already supported, Tableau talks streaming

When Apache Hadoop burst onto the scene, it changed the game not only for batch processing and data storage, but also for analytics. Tableau was one of the first visual analytics companies to support Hadoop, and now it’s feeling a similar tug from Apache Spark and the streaming revolution. Dustin Smith, product marketing manager at … continue reading

Hortonworks to acquire Onyara, Uber partners with academia, and Distelli turns to CD—SD Times news digest: Aug. 26, 2015

Hortonworks has announced it is acquiring Apache NiFi creator and contributor Onyara. With Onyara, Hortonworks plans to turn “Internet of Anything” data into real-time business insights. “Hortonworks is focused on doing everything possible to enable our customers to transform their business through data-driven insights and actions,” said Rob Bearden, CEO of Hortonworks. “Onyara’s impressive work … continue reading

NoSQL: It really is all in the name

For most of the 1990s, databases were the most boring tool in the shed. The rise of the Web over the aughts changed the demands placed on databases, but did not meaningfully change the form of the data stores we so know and love in our day-to-day application work. The constraints placed on applications to … continue reading

The SPY Car Act, Flurry’s Mobile Addicts report, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.7—SD Times news digest: July 22, 2015

U.S. Senators have introduced a bill designed to improve vehicle security. The Security and Privacy in Your Car (SPY Car) Act, proposed by Senator Edward Markey and Senator Richard Blumenthal, intends to establish federal standards that would secure cars and protect drivers’ privacy. In addition, a rating system, also known as a cyber dashboard, would … continue reading

Teradata Launches First Configurable Appliance for Big Data with Choice of Hadoop Distributions

SAN DIEGO — Teradata, the big data analytics and marketing applications company, today launched the next-generation Teradata Appliance for Hadoop, version 5, which is configurable, ready-to-run and offers a choice of the latest version of Hadoop from Hortonworks (HDP 2.3), and for the first time, Cloudera (Cloudera Enterprise 5.4). This appliance gives users the flexibility … continue reading

Enterprise Hadoop deployments have a long way to go

Software developers are still a long way from deploying Hadoop distributions en masse in enterprise organizations. In a recent poll, SD Times asked developers to indicate what stage they’re currently at in the Hadoop deployment process. Forty percent of the 131 respondents answered that the Big Data elephant in the room is still hiding under … continue reading

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