Storing unstructured Big Data from disparate sources in one large "data lake" for integrated analysis is an unfulfilled promise according to analysts from research firm Gartner Inc.
Hortonworks Inc. and MapR Technologies Inc. -- two of the leading vendors of Hadoop-based distributions -- this week announced partnerships to enhance their Big Data analytics offerings.
Appcelerator Inc. upgraded its cross-platform mobile development platform with improved support for native SDKs and simplified coding for hooking up to databases and other back-end services.
The Talend Big Data Sandbox aims to quicken the adoption of large-scale analytics, promising "zero to Big Data without coding in under 10 minutes."
Seattle-based start-up GraphLab Inc. today emerged from stealth mode with a new platform designed to make large-scale machine learning more accessible to data scientists and developers everywhere.
IBM, Microsoft, and Red Hat, has announced plans to jointly support Google's open source manager for Docker containers, k
The big problem with Big Data isn't big volume, it's the big variety of data types, according to a survey of data scientists released by Paradigm4 Inc. this week.
DataStax today introduced an upgrade to its Cassandra NoSQL database offering that sports new Big Data capabilities via integration with Apache Spark and Hadoop.
Big Data database provider RainStor Inc. today released a new version of its software that includes an archive application for storing data long-term on Hadoop 2.0.
Just before the expected launch of an Amazon smartphone, the company sought to attract mobile developers to its platform by reporting strong Appstore growth and app monetization opportunities.
After Apple Inc. reversed its App Store ban on virtual currency functionality, the first bitcoin-based iOS wallet app is on the market.
VMware Inc. on Friday updated its vSphere Big Data Extensions (BDE), adding support for Hadoop 2, along with other enhancements.
Company targets wearable devices with new developer pack, claiming industry first.
It's a new world for companies looking to find good software developers, and recruiters are turning to Big Data analytics and other tools to identify and land the best talent.
Docker, Inc. announced its first milestone release this week, along with a new program of enterprise support designed to turn the popular packing tool into a full-fledged open platform for building, shipping and running distributed applications.