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The new Talend release includes connectors for SAP, Salesforce and NetSuite, a data mapper, sandbox functionality and a remote engine.

Rackspace adds support to ObjectRocket for Elasticsearch the open source big data, distributed, real-time, full-text search engine based on Apache Lucene on Rackspace and AWS.

Ash Ashutosh reasons that big data users need to have an intelligent insight and context for the data they analyse, as without this the data is meaningless.

Finance and HR cloud applications business Workday has announced Workday Ventures, a fund dedicated to data science/big data and machine learning.

Graham Jarvis looks at why you need to deploy your business intelligence and big data solutions in the cloud

Mika Javanainen explains how your data can be liberated from the constraints of cloud and on-premise applications, through the use of metadata to intelligently link unstructured content with structured data systems.

IBM will donate its advanced machine learning technology - IBM System ML - to the Apache Spark big data open source software project, and plans to educate more than 1 million data scientists.

New features in BlueData allows users to spin up big data clusters in minutes on their laptop

Chinese business gets Databricks certification for distribution of the Spark open source big data processing framework.

The new ObjectRocket for MongoDB is designed to be fast and scalable with fully dedicated hardware and networking for compliance-dependent use cases for high-risk industries such as healthcare, financial services and insurance.

The Salesforce Analytics Cloud aims to level the playing field for big data analytics and launches with a range of over 80 partners including Cloudera, Google, Hortonworks, Informatica, New Relic and Trifacta 

Basho ups the stakes on big data and makes the Riak NoSQL platform even more of a no-brainer for those looking for robust in-memory analytics, caching and search

Our resident IT expert Tebbo looks at the general election and the impact big data and social media failed to have, and looks at why it failed. Read it now before he resigns!

Adding an external data source to the big data mix has been made simple by a new offering from Qlik which gives access to over 100,000 data sets

iland has announced new advanced management and reporting capabilities available within its Enterprise Cloud Services (ECS) portal, powered by a big data backend. 

Organisations use of big data analytics is expected to deliver positive return for the majority of European businesses

More than a third of cyber-attacks still go undetected. The solution according to analysts IDC is a better grasp of big data with more pro-active analytics

Monday, 27 April 2015 16:31

Cloud data? It’s a game of two halves

They think it’s all over, it is now, as SAP Unveils SAP Sports One Solution on SAP HANA for fooooootballlll In the back of the NET!! Caution puns ahoy.

Pivotal’s enterprise-SQL analytics engine on Hadoop, Pivotal HAWQ is now certified and fully integrated into the Hortonworks Data Platform and gets new support for Apache Ambari

David Tebbutt looks at why a 60 year old computing technology is relevant to the cutting edge big data technology

Hadoop distributor MapR Technologies has integrated its utility-grade Hadoop distribution with Teradata’s QueryGrid analytics to create ‘as-it-happens’ businesses.

Thursday, 09 April 2015 16:47

IBM cloud storage on a tape

At just pennies per gigabyte, the latest tape technology developed by IBM could create a new market for the ancient technology in the cloud and big data fields

The new MariaDB Server 10.1 Includes speed enhancement, encryption Contributed by Google and support for more operating systems including IBM POWER8

New Juniper acceleration devices are aimed at businesses requiring low-latency and for real-time applications

Wednesday, 08 April 2015 10:02

Huawei Proposes DC 3.0 Architecture

The new proposed Data Centre 3.0 Architecture is intended to meet the requirements of real-time data processing in future data centres

New enhancements to JBoss Data Virtualization and JBoss Data Grid technologies are designed to give organisations faster data access and to support more data feeds to access to their data stores

NoSQL experts Couchbase are to introduce a new scaling technology that claims to substantially increase application performance and dramatically reduce costs.

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 09:46

Working with the moral issues in big data

Using the results of big data is not just a commercial decision.  Our CCI columnist David ‘Tebbo’ Tebbutt asks for some greater thought in the way we use and monetise personal data.

Business Suite 4 has been completely reimagined with versions for cloud, on-premise and hybrid cloud development

Wednesday, 21 January 2015 00:12

Datapipe acquires big data cloud pioneer GoGrid

GoGrid’s orchestration and automation technologies will be integrated into Datapipe’s managed hosting solutions  

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