Matei Zaharia, the creator of Apache Spark, recently detailed three "exciting" improvements to the open source Big Data analytics project coming soon in version 2.0.
That pesky Big Data skills shortage apparently isn't going away soon, judging from a rash of new free training resources for students offered up by vendors including MapR Technologies, Databricks and Quoble.
IBM has open sourced new technology called Quarks to push Internet of Things analytics from centralized systems out to the actual edge devices that are collecting and spewing out vast amounts of data.
Here's a round-up of this week's Big Data news from Looker, RethinkDB, Talend and others, featuring self-service data preparation, RethinkDB on Windows, Spark- and Presto-based BI, a turnkey data pipeline creator and more.
Impetus Technologies today said it added Apache Spark support to its StreamAnalytix tool to complement existing functionality provided by the Apache Storm project for distributed, real-time streaming analytics.
Here's recent news from OpsClarity, Microsoft, Trillium and others, featuring data-driven app monitoring, data preparation/data quality, a Big Data appliance, an Internet of Things hub and more.
IBM last summer made big news by going all in on Apache Spark for Big Data analytics, with a massive developer investment that resulted in redesigned data products and today's launch of a bevy of new services running on its cloud.
Today's release of Couchbase Mobile -- the NoSQL database turned into a mobile dev solution -- targets the enterprise with administration, security and performance enhancements.
Syncfusion moved its Windows-based Big Data platform out of preview and into production with new support for Apache Spark, Apache HBase and Scientific Python. The enterprise software development company claims it's the singular Apache Hadoop-based distribution designed for Windows.
Redis Labs today announced the integration of its namesake NoSQL database with Spark SQL, along with a new Spark-Redis connector said to speed up certain Big Data analytics tasks by 100 times or more.
10 years ago today the first Hadoop cluster was put into production at Yahoo. We asked Raymie Stata, who actually hired Hadoop co-creator Doug Cutting into Yahoo, to look back at the history of the game-changing Big Data technology, forecast where it's going and provide advice for developers looking to master it.
Here's a roundup of recent news from Cloudera, MapR, VoltDB and others, including an analyst's rankings of the top Hadoop distributions, expanded free Hadoop training, new products and more.
Cloud and Big Data tech skills still pay off the most, according to the latest salary survey from careers site Dice.com, with open source technologies dominating the 2015 list.
So you want to become a data scientist? And why wouldn't you? Careers site Glassdoor just named it the "best job in America" for 2016. So we decided to talk to a real-life data scientist to find out what the job's all about and how to become one.