Weekly Newsletter, June 10, 2016

Weekly Newsletter, June 10, 2016
admin | June 13th, 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.

AGL SELECTS HORTONWORKS

AGL Energy Limited (AGL), Australian energy providers, has selected Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP®) to help deliver a better customer experience. (6/8/16) Read article

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Apache Spark for Azure HDInsight GA

Apache Spark v1.6.1 for Azure HDInsight is now generally available. GA includes improvements to the availability, scalability, and productivity of the managed Spark service.   (6/06/16) Read article

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BCG Partners with Mu Sigma

Management advisor the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) announces a partnership with data science specialist Mu Sigma to help clients use big data and analytics solutions for business transformation. (6/10/16) Read article

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Celonis takes $27.5M led by Accel, 83North

Munich-based B2B SaaS startup Celonis software integrates with around 60 existing enterprise-level business management IT systems to process customers’ data in real time to generate recommendations for enhancing business performance.  (6/07/16) Read article

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Cloudera and Microsoft Lead Development of Open Source Project Livy

Cloudera, provider of data management and analytics platform built on Apache Hadoop and open source technologies, announces it has worked in joint collaboration with Microsoft to reduce the burden on application developers leveraging Spark. (6/6/16) Read article

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Databricks Announces GA of Community Edition

Databricks announces General Availability of Community Edition (DCE), a free version of the Databricks service enabling users to learn and explore Apache Spark. (6/7/16) Read article

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Databricks Completes First Phase of Enterprise Security Framework

Databricks announces completion of the first phase of the Databricks Enterprise Security (DBES) framework providing comprehensive enterprise security on top of Apache Spark. (6/8/16) Read article

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Digital Realty Selects Denodo

Digital Realty Trust, a global provider of data center, colocation and interconnection solutions, has selected the Denodo Platform for data virtualization. (6/7/16) Read article

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IBM launches cloud-based development environment for Apache Spark

IBM launched its Data Science Experience, a cloud-based development environment for Apache Spark. (6/7/16) Read article

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Lucidworks announces Release of Fusion 2.4

New release features several key enhancements including Index Pipeline Simulator, Time Series Partitioning, SAML Support, Spark Integration Updates and Connector Enhancements. (6/09/16) Read article

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MapR announces new Enterprise-Grade Apache Spark Distribution

The new distribution includes the complete Spark stack engineered to support advanced analytic applications, along with patented innovations in the MapR Platform, plus key open source projects that complement Spark.   (6/06/16) Read article

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Nuxeo Secures $10 Million to Accelerate Global Rollout

Nuxeo announces $10 million committed by Kennet Partners to expand sales capacity in North America and support international growth in Europe and Asia of its Content and Digital Asset Management Platform. (6/8/16) Read article

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Springpath Selects Glassbeam IoT Analytics

Springpath, a pioneer in hyperconvergence software, has chosen the Glassbeam platform to provide advanced machine data analytics and real-time intelligence for its support organization. (6/7/16) Read article

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Redis launches modules to add extensibility to the open source database

The new distribution includes the complete Spark stack engineered to support advanced analytic applications, along with patented innovations in the MapR Platform, plus key open source projects that complement Spark.   (6/06/16) Read article

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Splice Machine Announces Move to Open Source

Splice Machine today announced that its relational database management system, a dual-engine RDBMS powered by Hadoop and Spark, is moving to open source. (6/6/16) Read article

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