Weekly Newsletter, Apr 02, 2016

Weekly Newsletter, Apr 02, 2016
admin | April 2nd, 2016

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The intent of this newsletter is to highlight some of the newsworthy developments that emerged in the Industry during the past week.

Actian to offer Actian Analytics on Microsoft Azure

Actian announced that it is working closely with Microsoft to deliver Actian Analytics Database – Matrix and Actian Vector in Hadoop (VectorH) advanced analytics products on Microsoft Azure Marketplace (3/31/16).  Read article

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Apache Flink creators get $6M to simplify Stream Processing

Data Artisans is awarded $6M for its in-memory stream processing framework project. (3/30/16).  Read article

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Database startup MapD raises $10 Million from Google, Nvidia

MapD Technologies Inc., raised $10 million from Verizon Ventures, Nvidia Corp., Google Ventures and Vanedge Capital Partners. (3/30/16).  Read article

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New MapR Quick Start Solution enables real-time analytics and Internet of Things applications

Unique, cost-effective combination of software and services provides production-ready platform for processing high volumes of streaming data (3/30/16).  Read article

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Impetus Technologies launches Data Warehouse Transformation Practice powered by Automated Migration Toolkit

Company Equips Enterprises with New Tools and Services to Accelerate Data Warehouse Modernization. (3/28/16) Read article

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Looker to utilize IBM Cloud Data Services to expand Looker Blocks Ecosystem

Looker announces alliance with IBM Cloud Data Services to deliver a suite of Looker Blocks, new developer tools designed to simplify and customize data analysis for businesses utilizing IBM’s Cloud Data Services. (3/29/16)  Read article

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Mainframe Data becomes more accessible with Apache Spark

MapR Technologies, Inc. announced immediate availability of a new Stream Processing Quick Start Solution powered by the MapR Converged Data Platform intended to assist customers in capitalizing on the high-volume event processing capabilities of MapR Streams and the enterprise-grade reliability of the MapR Platform to create data pipeline for IoT. (3/30/16).  Read article

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Microsoft brings R to Hadoop and Spark

At Strata + Hadoop World, Microsoft announces the availability of R Server inside Azure HDInsight. (3/29/16).  Read article

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Paxata announces new Spring ’16 Release

New release strives to bridge gap between analysts and IT with new capabilities intended to connect information to everyone in the enterprise without compromising security, scale, and cost efficiency. (3/29/16).  Read article

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Pitney Bowes launches new Single Customer View software solution

Pitney Bowes announced launch of its Single Customer View software solution intended to enable organizations to rapidly design, deliver and evolve contextually-relevant views about a customer in real-time across all channels of engagement. (3/31/16).  Read article

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Platfora further democratizes Big Data Discovery, broadening accessibility to its platform to any user via any BI tool

Newest release integrates directly with Tableau with goal of making valuable data accessible to all with Lens-Accelerated SQL(™) powered by Apache Spark™. (3/29/16).  Read article

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Talend opens new R&D Center in Nantes, France

“The opening of Talend’s R & D center shows our confidence that Nantes is an area in which to invest. This is very good news for jobs and the attractiveness of our territory.” Said Johanna Rolland, Mayor of Nantes, President of Nantes Métropole.

Talend has been experiencing strong growth in its business—particularly in the areas of Big Data and IoT—which is why it became necessary to further invest in its R&D facilities. Developers in the new center will be primarily focused on projects related to Big Data, Data Governance and Machine Learning.

“This second R & D center’s mission is to conduct high-value projects in the area of ​​Big Data to develop solutions that meet the challenges of tomorrow,” said Laurent Bride, CTO of Talend. (3/23/16)

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Tamr Sparks Enterprise Data Preparation

Tamr announces compatibility with Apache Spark, partnership with DataRPM. (3/28/16). Read article

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Trifacta introduces Photon Compute Framework for enhanced Data Wrangling

Trifacta introduces Photon, a technology enhancement providing users with interactive data wrangling experience on large, in-memory data sets. (4/1/16). Read article

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