With the Hadoop Summit kicking off today in San Jose, Calif., host Hortonworks Inc. announced several updates to its Big Data platform, including improved security, easier Spark analytics and developer productivity advancements.
Couchbase today announced an upgrade of its flagship NoSQL database system designed to help enterprises with extensive SQL experience and talent move to the NoSQL world.
Describing its updated Big Data platform as a "data lake in a box," Koverse offered a guarantee that it can get enterprises up and running to begin gleaning business insights within 30 days.
DataStax today announced an upcoming release of its database for cloud applications, DataStax Enterprise (DSE) 5.0, available next week.
Perspica is using machine learning in its new DevOps analytics tool designed to help enterprises measure the impact of new software releases on operations.
Four new open source releases for building Internet of Things projects have been launched by a working group hosted at the Eclipse Foundation, known for its popular, extensible IDE for Java coding.
Mendix today announced a new version of its low-code mobile development platform, designed to help developers build "Smart Apps" with connectors to accommodate emerging trends such as the Internet of Things, Big Data and machine learning.
Databricks, a commercial champion of the open source Apache Spark Big Data analytics project founded by the technology's creators, introduced a new free community edition of its Spark-based data platform along with a new security framework.
IBM, which last year announced a huge investment in Apache Spark technology as part of a mission to transform it into a kind of "analytics OS," today took that investment a step further by announcing a Spark development environment housed on its IBM Cloud Bluemix platform.
Splice Machine, which tackles Big Data analytics with a SQL-based relational database management system rather than the more common NoSQL approach, today announced it's open sourcing its technology.
The Spark Summit conference is now underway in San Francisco, where Microsoft and MapR Technologies are leading the charge of new product announcements based on the popular open source Big Data analytics technology.
Google is abandoning its homegrown SQL variant as the recommended default query language for its BigQuery service in favor of a new standard-compliant dialect in the works for the managed data warehouse designed for Big Data analytics.
EnterpriseDB released an operational data management platform based on the open source Postgres object-relational database system, which it integrated with MongoDB and Apache Hadoop.
Citing advantages over the SQLite and Core Data databases commonly used in iOS and Android apps, Realm today launched version 1.0 of its namesake "mobile-first database."
Following the path of Hadoop and Spark, Apache Kafka is becoming a rising star in the Big Data ecosystem, playing a leading role in two brand-new open source offerings from LinkedIn, where Kafka originated, and Confluent, a company founded by former LinkedIn developers who helped create it.