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Wipro Teams with Software AG for IoT Analytics Platform

The red-hot Internet of Things (IoT) development movement associated with Big Data analytics is churning ahead, with Wipro Ltd. and Software AG on Friday announcing a platform for real-time processing of streaming data.

Microsoft Grabs R Programming Language Firm in Big Data Move

Microsoft today announced it will acquire Revolution Analytics, a company that provides products and services around the R programming language, a mainstay of Big Data analytics development.

Salary Info Shows Big Data Paid Off Big Time in 2014

Further confirming what everybody in the IT biz knows, careers site Dice.com released its latest annual salary report today, indicating that Big Data skills pay better than others, with several niches completely dominating the list of top 10 average salaries reported in 2014.

Cloudian Seeks To Smarten Up Big Data

Object storage firm Cloudian Inc. said it wants to turn Big Data into "smart data" with its new HyperStore 5.1 hybrid cloud software, supporting the Amazon S3 cloud and integrating with Apache Hadoop.

Qubell Launches Hadoop Development Test Service

Autonomic applications specialist Qubell made a couple of Big Data waves with the introduction of a testing environment along with what it claims to be the "first autonomic application management platform for cloud applications."

IBM Named Hadoop Leader, Launches Big Data Mainframe

IBM's huge investments in Big Data initiatives seem to be paying off, as it was recently named a leader in Hadoop accessibility by a research firm and this week launched a new Hadoop-capable mainframe computer it describes as "one of the most sophisticated computer systems ever built."

Survey: IoT Development Gets Down to Business in 2015

Software development tools company Embarcadero Technologies Inc. today announced survey results that indicate 2015 will be a big year for developing business-related Internet of Things (IoT) solutions.

Talend Big Data Integration Platform Adds Storm Support with Hortonworks Agreement

Talend's Big Data integration platform now supports a preview version of Apache Storm for real-time analytics as part of its partnership with enterprise Apache Hadoop vendor Hortonworks.

Report: Mobile, Big Data Developers To Get Biggest 2015 Paycheck Hikes

Meet the new year, same as the old year -- at least in terms of what technology niches are most likely to see the largest salary increases for software developers.

AT&T Courts IoT Developers with Data Service, Tools

With the Internet of Things gaining increasing importance in Big Data analytics, AT&T yesterday unveiled several initiatives to help coders simplify development efforts, including a new machine-to-machine (M2M) data service, an IoT connection kit and a cloud-based visual development tool.

Altiscale Funding Highlights Data-as-a-Service Trend

The recent $30 million in funding announced by Altiscale Inc. highlights the growing trend of offering Hadoop analytics as a service and, on a broader scale, the maturation of the Big Data industry as a whole.

Report: IoT Improving Code Quality in Open Source Java Projects

Coverity has just released a new report focused on open-source big data projects and the impact of the Internet of Things (IoT) on the quality of those projects.

Aerospike Updates its 'World's Fastest Database' with Hadoop Integration

Aerospike Inc. yesterday announced better Hadoop integration, storage and performance improvements and easier installation and deployment of its "world's fastest database" NoSQL offering.

Microsoft Data Platform Updates Target Big Data

To offer more Big Data analytics capabilities across its data-based ecosystem, Microsoft is updating various data platform components

New Intel IoT Platform Targets Big Data Analytics

Intel Corp. yesterday introduced its new platform for the Internet of Things (IoT), the growing movement to interconnect intelligent devices and sensors with embedded technology to gather yet more fodder for Big Data analytics initiatives.

R Programming Language Rides Crest of Big Data Wave

The R statistical programming language is gaining popularity as developers scramble to meet the Big Data skills shortage, with one new report proclaiming it's "on its way to the top 10."

Self-Service BI Promise Unfulfilled, Study Indicates

More than seven years on, the self-service business intelligence promise of putting advanced analytics into the hands of more users still has a long way to go, according to a new study from Logi Analytics.

IBM Goes Big on Data in the Cloud

At its Insight 2014 conference this week in Las Vegas, IBM Corp. announced a host of cloud-based, data-related products and services to put high-power analytics in the hands of more developers, business users and others who don't have advanced data science skills.

Splunk and Hunk Get Big Data Updates

Splunk Inc. yesterday announced new versions of its machine data and Big Data offerings, Splunk and Hunk, designed to provide powerful analytics capabilities to more users.

eBay Open Sources Big Data Tool

E-commerce giant puts faster query speeds, SQL functionality and Multidimensional Online Analytical Processing (MOLAP) into its distributed analytics engine and open sources it as project Kylin.

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