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Apache Kafka Grabs Big Data Spotlight

Apache Kafka is increasingly generating buzz in the industry with a Spark-like climb into the Big Data spotlight.

IBM's New Project DataWorks Provides AI-Powered Decision-Making

IBM is applying the advanced cognitive computing capabilities of its Watson technology to a new cloud-based data and analytics platform called Project DataWorks.

Data Inflexibility Wrecks Analytics Projects, Survey Indicates

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.

Oracle Announces Cloud Products, Challenges Amazon

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.

Talend Updates Big Data Sandbox with Docker

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.

Cloudera Teams with CenturyLink for Big Data-as-a-Service

Cloudera Inc. has teamed up with communications company CenturyLink to provide Cloudera's Apache Hadoop-based Big Data analytics software as a service.

'Developer-Ready' Aruba Mobile Platform Improves Network Programmability

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.

Open Source InfluxDB 1.0 Time-Series Database Released

InfluxData Inc. said its new open source InfluxDB time-series database -- just moved to version 1.0 -- was almost three years in the making.

BigQuery Tackles 1 Billion GitHub Files To Reveal Spaces vs. Tabs Developer Preference

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.

HPE Applies Machine Learning to Drag-and-Drop Cognitive App Development

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.

MongoDB Leads Crowded Big Data NoSQL Field in Research Report

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.

NoSQL Toolbox Helps Pick the Right Database

A start-up founded by academic researchers has created the NoSQL Toolbox, a method for choosing the best database for a given job.

Talend Says Data Integration Research Signals Open Source Milestone

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.

New Amazon Service Uses SQL To Query Streaming Big Data

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.

Start-Up Empowers 'Citizen Data Scientists'

Taking a cue from the growing citizen developer movement, a Big Data start-up is courting "citizen data scientists" with a new product for self-service analytics.

Hortonworks DataFlow Taps More Apache Tech for Streaming Analytics

Hortonworks today announced its Big Data streaming analytics tool, DataFlow, is now at version 2.0, sporting the integration of several more technology projects under the Apache Software Foundation umbrella.

Dev Survey Examines What's Next on the Cutting Edge

To see what's next for developers on the cutting edge of technology, you probably need only look out the window to see the hordes of youngsters walking around with their heads buried in smartphones -- or consult a new dev survey that examines augmented reality and other new-age targets of modern development.

Dataiku Offers No-Code Machine Learning

We've covered many low-code/no-code development tools, but they've mostly been relegated to simple app creation, not complicated, cutting-edge technology like machine learning -- until now.

Mesosphere Embraces Big Data for 'Container 2.0' Era

Mesosphere today announced several partnerships with Big Data vendors to bring their wares to its open source DC/OS distributed operating system and advance the possibilities of container technology in the new era of "Container 2.0."

Go Leads Strong Big Data Showing in IEEE Programming Language Ranking

No dramatic surprises are found in the latest ranking of programming languages by IEEE, which reported that Go is leading the ascending trend of Big Data-related languages that dominate the findings.

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