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Big Data Product Watch 8/28/15: Streaming Analytics, High-Performance Computing and More

IBM, Intel and Hortonworks are among a host of Big Data players making news recently with streaming analytics, high-performance computing and open source options galore.

Apache Advances Open Source Lens Big Data Platform

The Apache Software Foundation has advanced the open source Lens project for unified Big Data analytics, providing a single view of multiple tiered data sources.

Rise of the IoT Architect

Many organizations actually involved with the IoT have come to realize there's a need for a new role that brings other specialist roles together.

Altiscale Partners with AtScale for Hadoop BI

Altiscale Inc., which provides Big Data-as-a-Service (BDaaS), today announced a partnership with AtScale Inc. to bring Hadoop-based online analytics processing (OLAP) to its Big Data cloud.

Opening Up Linux on Mainframes

The Linux Foundation and IBM today announced initiatives to advance Linux on mainframe computers, including a new collaborative project from the open source steward and new servers from Big Blue, which is contributing code to the open source community.

LinkedIn Contributes Build Tool for Hadoop

LinkedIn is joining the parade of major companies donating their homegrown Big Data tools to the open source community, offering up a Hadoop plugin for working with the Gradle build system.

Google Big Data Beta Services Now Generally Available

Two major Big Data components of the Google Cloud Platform have graduated from beta to general availability, the company said.

IoT Analytics Lead New HP Big Data Initiatives

HP announced a revamp of its Vertica SQL database analytics platform -- adding high-speed Internet of Things processing -- as part of several new products and services unveiled yesterday at its Big Data conference in Boston.

GE To Offer Industrial Data Analytics in the Cloud

GE this week announced it was getting into the cloud services business with a platform designed for industrial data analytics.

Databricks Updates Apache Spark-Based Big Data Platform

Databricks, the primary commercial steward of the open source Apache Spark project for Big Data analytics, has upgraded its Spark-based platform, adding support for the R programming language, access control features and more.

IBM Launches New Enterprise Open Source and IoT Dev Communities

IBM has launched two new community spaces within its Web-based developerWorks network: one to support developers of open-source enterprise software; one to support Internet of Things developers.

DataTorrent Announces Tools for Hadoop Ingestion, Data Processing

DataTorrent unveiled a utility to manage the ingestion of data into Hadoop systems -- aiming to simplify a process that it says traditionally relies on a lot of moving parts and multiple tools -- and announced the open source project underlying its Big Data processing technology is now available on GitHub.

Hadoop Creator Yahoo Finds It's Not Enough, Turns to Druid

This Hadoop thing started by Yahoo 10 years ago seems to be catching on, but it lacks certain functionality, so the Web giant has moved on in its never-ending quest for more efficient Big Data processing. Say hello to Druid.

Car Hack Highlights Security Concerns Topping New IoT Developer Survey

New IoT developer survey shows security -- including car hacks -- is worry No. 1, just as a real-world auto exploit is demonstrated by researchers and a massive vehicle recall is issued.

Hortonworks Improves Hadoop Developer Experience

Hortonworks Inc. highlighted an improved experience for Big Data developers in its new open enterprise Apache Hadoop solution, just released to general availability.

R Rises in IEEE Ranking of Top Programming Languages

IEEE Spectrum has followed up last year's report on the top programming languages with a new study that sees R making a big jump in the popularity rankings, presumably coinciding with its status as a Big Data mainstay particularly adept at handling statistics.

Cloudera Tool Provides End-to-End Python for Big Data

Major Hadoop distributor Cloudera Inc. today unveiled a new tool to provide a 100 percent, end-to-end Python stack for advanced Big Data analytics.

Data Intensity Offers One-Stop Shop for Cloud-Based Analytics

Data Intensity LLC today announced cloud-based software designed to serve as a one-stop shop for data analytics and business intelligence.

DataSift Democratizes Social Machine Learning

DataSift, a "human data intelligence" company, yesterday launched a tool that lets developers provide simplified, social-focused machine learning to users throughout an organization.

Report Details Most Lucrative Data Skills

Packt Publishing has come out with a new survey detailing the money-making skills that pay off the most in the data science and business intelligence industries. Short answer: R and Python -- and get ready to deal with the Internet of Things.

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