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Data - Driven News
Posted: Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 10:15
Big Data Myths Debunked

by Angela Guess Brian Honigman of The Wall Street Journal recently wrote, “In recent years the level of excitement and buzz about big data has reached a fever pitch.

Posted: Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 10:10
Actian Adds Graph Analysis Engine to Big Data Portfolio

by Angela Guess Doug Henschen of Information Week reports, “Actian on Tuesday announced that it’s adding a graph-analysis engine to its big data portfolio, which already includes a SQL-on-Hadoop offering as well as several relational databases and

Posted: Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 10:05
MapR Partners with MongoDB, Certifies MongoDB Connector for Hadoop with the MapR Distribution

by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, announced today a partnership with MongoDB, the next-generation database that helps businesses tran

Posted: Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 10:30
Risk Analysis: Is It Based On The Big Data Picture?

by Jennifer Zaino Businesses understand people by certain data points, which will formally, or in some cases informally, factor into determining whether they are a worthy credit risk, a safe driver, an appropriate job prospect, and so on.

Posted: Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 10:15
NewVantage Big Data Executive Survey 2014: Corporate Big Data Investment Surges Forward

by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the organization, “NewVantage Partners, advisors and consultants to Fortune 1000 business and technology executives improving business insights with data and analytics, has released the results of

Posted: Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 10:10
New Redis Sharding Tech Enables More Than One Million Requests Per Second

by Angela Guess Mark Boyd of Programmable Web reports, “Commercial database-as-a-service provider Redis Labs has released new sharding technology that is fully compliant with open source Redis Cluster APIs.