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Data - Driven News
Posted: Friday, November 7, 2014 - 10:10
Orchestrate Expands its Fully-Managed Database Service to the AWS EU Ireland Data Center

by Angela Guess According to a new release out of the company, “Orchestrate (, the all-in-one database service, has announced the availability of the AWS EU Ireland data center to application developers, allowing them to host applic

Posted: Friday, November 7, 2014 - 10:05
MapR Expands Executive Leadership Team with Appointment of Anil Gadre to SVP of Product Management

by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced that Anil Gadre has joined the company as senior vice president of product manageme

Posted: Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 10:30
Data Lakes: Complicating Big Data Governance

by Jelani Harper The Data Lake concept is intriguing, particularly in the wake of the ascendancy of Big Data initiatives and the value they add to one’s data assets through the integration of proprietary historic and/or transactional data.

Posted: Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 10:15
How the U.K.’s National Health Service is Using Big Data Analytics

by Angela Guess Clint Boulton of The Wall Street Journal reports, “The U.K.’s National Health Service is using cloud analytics software to pluck numerical and text data on health-care facilities from spreadsheets and databases and present it in pl

Posted: Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 10:10
Specialty Masters Programs in Business Analytics Gaining Popularity

by Angela Guess Lindsay Gellman of The Wall Street Journal recently wrote, “B-school students can’t get enough of big data. Neither can recruiters.

Posted: Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 10:05
Dell Ups Big Data Analytics, Partners with Microsoft Azure Machine Learning

by Angela Guess Doug Henschen of Information Week reports, “Dell Software advanced its push into the big data world on Wednesday by integrating formerly separate analytics capabilities and by partnering with Microsoft to use its cloud-based Azure