Weekly Newsletter, Feb 17, 2017

Weekly Newsletter, Feb 17, 2017
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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 two weeks.

BlueData announces New Winter Release of BlueData EPIC software platform

This release delivers several new enhancements for data science operations, bringing DevOps agility and collaboration to data science teams as well as support for new machine-learning use cases.  (2/7/17) Read article

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Blue Medora Expands SelectStar Monitoring to Big Data Analytics Clusters

Blue Medora expands its SelectStar SaaS monitoring platform to support Apache Hadoop and Cassandra clusters.  (2/8/17) Read article

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BlueTalon Enables Secure Use of Hadoop Web Interface by Big Data Teams

BlueTalon announces its new turnkey offering, BlueTalon SecureAccess for WebHDFS, to help Big Data project teams block hackers from taking advantages of Hadoop security weaknesses.  (2/14/17) Read article

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Cazena Announces New Data Science Sandbox as a Service

The service is designed to deliver significantly faster outcomes from data science and analytics programs.  (2/7/17) Read article

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Cloudera And Intel Speed Up Machine Learning Workloads With Apache Spark, Intel® Math Kernel Library Integration

Benchmark results show jointly developed solution enables machine learning with larger data sets in less time and with less hardware.  (2/8/17) Read article

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Cloudera and Intel Driven Open Source Project Powers Enterprise Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Cybersecurity Applications

Cloudera announces that Apache Spot (incubating) now acts as a modern, open-source solution that can economically provide a comprehensive cybersecurity hub for forensic, telemetry, and contextual data.  (2/9/17) Read article

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Continuum Analytics Announces Anaconda Fusion for Self-service Data Science

Continuum Analytics announces the release of Anaconda Fusion, an Open Data Science integration for Microsoft Excel®.  (2/8/17) Read article

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New Release of Couchbase Data Platform Announced

Couchbase, Inc., a NoSQL provider, announced a new release of the Couchbase data platform with enhancements to enable easier global application deployments, advanced security capabilities, and greater development flexibility.  (2/16/17) Read article

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ExtraHop Introduces Addy: Cloud-Based Machine Learning for Data-Driven IT

ExtraHop, a real-time IT analytics provider, announces ExtraHop Addy, a cloud service that applies machine learning to wire data to provide real-time situational insight for IT teams.  (2/14/17) Read article

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Intel Unveils Deep Learning Library for Apache Spark

Intel announces the open-source BigDL, a Distributed Deep Learning Library for the Apache Spark* open-source cluster-computing framework.  (2/8/17) Read article

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IBM and Hortonworks Announce the Planned Availability of Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP®) for IBM Elastic Storage Server (ESS) and IBM Spectrum Scale

IBM Delivers New Platform to Help Clients Address Storage Challenges at Massive Scale. (2/14/17) Read article

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Julia on Microsoft Azure

JuliaPro Added to Windows Data Science Virtual Machine (DSVM), making it available on Microsoft Azure.  (2/6/17) Read article

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MapR Introduces Converged Data Platform for Docker

The MapR Converged Data Platform for Docker includes the MapR Persistent Client Container (PACC) that enables applications and microservices to access data for greater application agility. (2/7/17) Read article

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Qubole Announces General Availability of Big Data Service on the Oracle Cloud

The Qubole Data Service native integration with Oracle Cloud enables users to combine any data from Oracle databases, object storage data lakes, and applications with data from third party sources to support faster insights. (2/6/17) Read article

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Securonix Unveils Big Data Security Analytics Platform

Securonix announces the general availability of a next-generation security analytics platform that combines a big data security lake, security incident and event management (SIEM), user and entity behavior analytics (UEBA) and cross-channel fraud monitoring and detection. (2/14/17) Read article

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Splice Machine to Launch a Managed Relational Database Service in the Cloud

Splice Machine, provider of open-source relational database for hybrid workloads, announces that its data platform will be available on AWS as a database-as-a-service (DBaaS) in spring of 2017. (2/8/17) Read article

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Sumo Logic Delivers SaaS Security Analytics Solution with Integrated Threat Intelligence

Sumo Logic’s security analytics solution provides automated predictive analytics and deep insights for security operations (SecOps) teams to help them more effectively manage and audit their entire modern application environment. (2/7/17) Read article

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Analyzing data for transportation systems using TACC’s Rustler, XSEDE ECSS support

Texas is part of one of the 10 US-Department of Transportation-designated autonomous vehicle proving grounds. (2/13/17) Read article

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Wipro Builds Big Data Analytics-as-a-Service Platform on IBM Bluemix

Data Discovery Platform, a ‘pay-per-insight’ model analytics solution, enables faster data-driven decisions, customized by industry. (2/14/17) Read article

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