Weekly Newsletter, May 6, 2016

Weekly Newsletter, May 6, 2016
admin | May 8th, 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.

Alteryx Analytics 10.5 Released

New release enables access to Cloud data and other big data sources, sharing and scaling without compromising data governance, and adds new international, third-party geospatial data and geocoding capabilities .  (5/5/16) Read article

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Basho Technologies Releases Riak TS Version 1.3

Riak TS version 1.3, enterprise-grade NoSQL database optimized for IoT, is available open-source with expanded support for SQL commands, enhanced API support and support for shell commands.  (5/5/16) Read article

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Big data challenges traditional data modeling techniques

The term descriptive is apt for data architecture today, according to Lakshmi Randall, an independent analyst and consultant on hand at EDW 2016. (4/29/16) Read article

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Big data market worth $66.79B by 2021

The market is expected to grow from $28.65B in 2016 to $66.79B by 2021, at a high Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 18.45%. (5/2/16)  Read article

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Blazegraph 2.1.0 Unveiled

Blazegraph 2.1.0 is a major release of Blazegraph, a GPU-accelerated high-performance database for large graphs. This release includes changes for GeoSpatial Searching, update to Lucene 5.5.0, and support for online back-up via the REST API, JSON-LD support. (5/4/16)  Read article

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Google Analytics Now Fully Encrypted

Google Analytics now secures all web traffic via HTTPS.  (5/6/16) Read article

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Maana Raises $26M in Funding

Series B funding is led by Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures with newly added Shell Technology Ventures. (5/4/16) Read article

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Microsoft acqires Solair, provider of IoT services to businesses

Microsoft may integrate Solair’s technology into Azure’s IoT Suit (5/3/16) Read article

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Oracle will pay $532 million to buy Opower, a provider of cloud services to the utilities industry

Oracle has been making up for lost time by buying a foothold in specific industries through acquisitions such as this one. (5/2/16) Read article

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Microchip Technology Inc. announces a new hardware crypto-enabled 32-bit microcontroller

CEC1302 Offers Significant Performance Improvement over Firmware-Based Security Solutions. (5/4/16) Read article

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Pivotal Raises $253M in Financing

Series C financing deal, expected to close May 2016, is led by new investor Ford Motor Company in conjunction with Microsoft, GE, EMC, and VMware. (5/5/16) Read article

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Qlik Announces Qlik Sense Cloud Business SaaS Offering

Qlik Sense Cloud Business enables individuals, small to medium-sized businesses, and workgroups within an enterprise to create, manage, and collaborate with visual analytics in the cloud. (5/3/16) Read article

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 Qlik has acquired Industrial CodeBox

Acquisition allows Qlik Sense® and QlikView® users to include data from cloud-based sources such as social media, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications, and other web-based APIs into their applications. (5/2/16) Read article

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Host Analytics and Qlik Partner

Strategic OEM partnership embeds the Qlik Sense® visual analytics platform into the Host Analytics EPM Platform. (5/2/16) Read article

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Gulf Air Builds Private Cloud for Big Data Innovation With Red Hat Technologies

Gulf Air has created a private cloud IT environment with Red Hat solutions as the platform for its innovative big data solution, Arabic Sentiment Analysis. (5/3/16) Read article

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SIGFOX brings IoT connectivity to the U.S. market

French firm SIGFOX has partnered with multiple site owners in offering to the US its subscription-based network dedicated to Internet of Things devices.  (5/5/16) Read article

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