SQL continues to make inroads in the open source Big Data space this week, with Qubole open sourcing Quark for SQL virtualization, while MapR Technologies is converging SQL and JSON in the latest Apache Drill update.
Splunk Inc., an "operational intelligence" specialist in Big Data analytics, today announced updates to its enterprise offering, with a focus on lowering the cost of storing historical data. The company also updated its cloud-based counterpart to its enterprise software.
Promising to democratize mobile app analytics, start-up Pyze Inc. has emerged from stealth mode with a free business intelligence tool said to provide "a data scientist in a box."
No fooling here, just a roundup of news from various vendors including Microsoft, MapR Technologies, AtScale, MemSQL, Looker, Ryft, Dataiku and more who announced Big Data-related products this week.
Microsoft today announced it was open sourcing the technology behind its newly acquired Xamarin cross-platform mobile app development software, along with making Xamarin freely available in Visual Studio, including the Community Edition.
Microsoft today surprised developers by announcing it was bringing the Bash shell -- long a mainstay tool for Linux-based development -- to Windows 10.
So it turns out I have the seventh most popular first name in the U.S. but a terrible author ranking on Hacker News. You can find where you rank in these areas in the public datasets Google has made available via BigQuery, its fully managed interactive analytics service.
With the Strata + Hadoop World conference underway, IBM, Microsoft and other companies are announcing new solutions based on the popular open source Big Data analytics framework, Apache Spark.
For the first time, users will have a uniform Docker experience across Linux, Mac and Windows platforms.
Paradoxically, data scientists love their jobs overall but dislike what they do most, cleaning and organizing data, according to a new survey of those lucky enough to have the "sexiest job of the 21st century."
At its GCP NEXT 2016 conference, the Google Cloud Platform team announced a new offering designed to mainstream the development of machine learning apps.
Java runtime maker Azul Systems is partnering with in-memory data grid specialist Hazelcast to provide support for Azul's Zing Java Virtual Machine, which is now certified on Hazelcast Enterprise 3.6.
A Java SE flaw Oracle reported as patched in 2013 can be easily bypassed today, security researchers have found.
Shortly after announcing the first release candidate of SQL Server 2016, Microsoft today made more data-driven news by unveiling new capabilities for Power BI, its cloud-based analytics service targeting non-technical business users.
Microsoft last week announced SQL Server 2016 RC 1 is now available, nearly feature-complete.
Simple things like introducing job-seekers to the dev teams they might be working with and ditching the brain-teaser approach can help enterprises hire the best coding talent, according to a new hiring guide based on the voices of developers themselves.
New mobile app development products were released this week to bake in security at the code level for native apps and to rapidly build projects visually, with the help of a new free design/prototyping tool.
Altiscale wants to simplify this Big Data thing, bypassing trained developers, data scientists and expensive, proprietary systems to connect ordinary business users with Hadoop in the cloud and glean their own analytics insights with familiar tools like Tableau and Microsoft Excel.
No. 1 takeaway from poll of 21,000-plus developers? "Desktop development is still the most-popular place to be, attracting 50 percent of professional developers, and making money for them too."