IBM is providing substantial resources to the Apache Software Foundation’s Spark project to prepare the platform for machine learning tasks, like pattern recognition and classification of objects. The company plans to offer Bluemix Spark as a service and has dedicated 3,500 researchers and developers to assist in its preservation and further [...]

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The big data platform MapR just introduced version 5.0 of its Hadoop distribution based on version 2.7 of the open source framework designed for the processing of very large volumes of data with the support for Docker containers. MapR 5.0 also relies on the Yarn resource manager.

This version strengthens the [...]

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The elephant of Apache Hadoop is increasingly acclaimed by thousands of developers and companies around the world. As big data and the demands of real-time analytics increase globally, the emergence of Hadoop has created new oceans to explore data.

Now, Oracle has a new software product that is designed to help big [...]

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Recently the Hortonworks announced that its solution for Big Data the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) is certified in Google Cloud Platform. From now on, the Hortonworks Data Platform can be used with the cloud infrastructure of Google, using the resources of Google Compute Engine and Google Cloud Platform to store, search and [...]

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Microsoft continues to enhance its Azure platform with several new features that are already available. The company has added Azure virtual machines using the new processors Intel Xeon, Azure Key Vault security service and SQL Server Connector.

Microsoft introduces Azure G-Series virtual machines (VMs) for public cloud applications. Azure G-Series VMs [...]

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Microsoft announced that it will provide its Azure public cloud service new analytical capabilities and procession large flows of data. Microsoft added support of real-time analytics for Apache Hadoop in Azure HDInsight, Apache Storm and new machine learning capabilities in the Azure Marketplace.

Azure team describes the technology as a distributed, [...]

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There have been more data in the last two years than in the entire history of computing. And this explosion of information requires companies to have effective tools for collecting and analyzing data. Moreover, the increasing trend of connectivity across different mobile devices pushes companies to integrate their infrastructure to these platforms.

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The market for big data is growing over the next five years with an estimated compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 25.52% from 2013 to 2018 to $46.34 Billion by 2018, reports research firm MarketsandMarkets.

The report “Big Data Market By Types (Hardware; Software; Services; BDaaS – HaaS; Analytics; Visualization as [...]

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At recently concluded Hadoop Summit, Microsoft presented the strategy for big data technologies and the work being done by the company from getting Hadoop is accessible in the cloud. Microsoft announced in the event that Azure HDInsight will now support Hadoop 2.4.

Microsoft says the massive scale, power, elasticity [...]

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According to a new report published by Allied Market Research, the worldwide market for Hadoop set to grow to $50.2 billion by 2020 from $2.0 billion in 2013 with a CAGR of 58.2% between 2013 and 2020.

The research titled, “Hadoop Market (Hardware, Software, Services and HaaS, End Use Application, and [...]

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Intel has decided to abandon its own developments around Hadoop. Rather than develop itself a distribution of Java framework for big data optimized for its processors, the chipmaker now preferred to ally with one of the pure players in the sector – Cloudera and even to become its largest shareholder. Intel [...]

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To help companies maximize the benefits of investments in big data, Intel launched the Intel Data Platform, a suite of software based on open source technologies designed to simplify and accelerate the management of big data.

Based on the Intel Software Distribution for Apache Hadoop, the platform provides an open [...]

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Research firm IDC in a recent report shows that companies combine Hadoop with other databases to make big data analysis. A significant proportion of survey respondents said Hadoop is used to replace traditional data warehouse technologies. This ranges from the analysis of raw data, whether operational data, data from different machines [...]

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The theme of Big Data has spawned a tremendous amount of attention and investor interest in recent years. While much of the big data hype has focused on the storage, structured and unstructured processing technologies, London based investment bank GP Bullhound predicted that some of the most exciting developments are in [...]

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Hadoop for many is synonymous with big data. Hadoop is not an application but a set of open source multi-tools with the ultimate goal is to analyze volumes of structured and unstructured data.

The research firm IDC conducted a study to know how the companies were cohabiting big data analysis systems like [...]

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Analyze large volumes of data not only promotes the application of new software and other connectors, but also increases the need for computing hardware, servers storage, etc. With its portfolio analytics, knowledge management, security and monitoring, HP offers a new platform for Big Data.

Under the project name HAVEn, HP has [...]

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