Apache Kafka is increasingly generating buzz in the industry with a Spark-like climb into the Big Data spotlight.
IBM is applying the advanced cognitive computing capabilities of its Watson technology to a new cloud-based data and analytics platform called Project DataWorks.
Oracle announced more than 20 new products and services for the Oracle Cloud Platform at its annual OpenWorld conference last week and took aim at its chief competitor in the cloud infrastructure market.
A new survey of data analytics frontline pros and executives finds many have experienced project failures, with data inflexibility topping the list of challenges faced by enterprise teams.
Cloudera Inc. has teamed up with communications company CenturyLink to provide Cloudera's Apache Hadoop-based Big Data analytics software as a service.
Talend, which for years has provided a sandbox to explore the world of Big Data for free, is now powering its offering with Docker container technology.
Taking a page from the software-defined networking (SDN) playbook, Aruba today introduced a new 'developer-ready' mobile platform that provides more network programmability via northbound APIs.
InfluxData Inc. said its new open source InfluxDB time-series database -- just moved to version 1.0 -- was almost three years in the making.
Google developer advocate Felipe Hoffa showed off the capabilities of the company's cloud-based BigQuery data warehouse by analyzing some 1 billion files across 400,000 GitHub repositories to see if developers prefer tabs or spaces to indent their code.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise today announced a new tool that combines machine learning APIs and cognitive services with visual development to democratize those cutting-edge technologies for mainstream developers.
Hazelcast unveiled the first fully modularized version of its namesake in-memory data grid and caching solution, with 29 new plug-in modules and eight new programming language bindings, along with numerous bug fixes and other new features.
The open source MongoDB database is featured prominently among a pack of Big Data NoSQL offerings all identified as "Leaders" in a new report from Forrester Research Inc.
A start-up founded by academic researchers has created the NoSQL Toolbox, a method for choosing the best database for a given job.
Companies often take to the newswires to trumpet being featured in Gartner "Magic Quadrant" research, but Talend just did it with a twist, claiming its inclusion in a new data integration report marks a milestone for the open source movement.
The Big Data space has evolved since its inception along several threads that have converged to result in services such as Amazon Kinesis Analytics, which leverages standard SQL for the real-time querying of streaming data.