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Hazelcast Jet 0.6 promises better processing speeds

Hazelcast Jet 0.6 promises better processing speeds


Wednesday, April 18, 2018 by

Hazelcast has announced the 0.6 release of Hazelcast Jet - an application embeddable, stream and batch processing engine. New functionality in Hazelcast Jet 0.6 includes a simplified high-level Java API, enhanced job management capabilities which enable computation elasticity and Spring integration.In its 0.5 release, Hazelcast Jet launched its Pipeline API. In Hazelcas...


The Linux Foundation launches LF Deep Learning Foundation

The Linux Foundation launches LF Deep Learning Foundation


Friday, March 30, 2018 by

The Linux Foundation has launched the LF Deep Learning Foundation, an umbrella organization that will support and sustain open source innovation in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and deep learning while striving to make these critical new technologies available to developers and data scientists everywhere.Founding members of LF Deep Learning include Amdocs, ...


DeveloperWeek 2018 roundup

DeveloperWeek 2018 roundup


Thursday, March 22, 2018 by

DeveloperWeek 2018, held recently in the SF Bay Area, is part of the largest series of completely developer-focused events in the world, with conferences also held in New York and Austin. It is a testament to the fact that “software rules the world” that around 8000 developers turned up for various parts of DeveloperWeek, which included a large two-day Hackathon, a fren...


Shared data machine learning PaaS kicks off from Cloudera

Shared data machine learning PaaS kicks off from Cloudera


Tuesday, March 13, 2018 by

Cloudera, Inc. announced Cloudera Altus with SDX, a machine learning and analytics Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), built with a shared data catalog providing the business context of that data. Altus supports a variety of high-value business use cases that require applying multiple data analysis capabilities and approaches together. SDX makes it possible for those analytic...


Actian says to be outperforming Amazon Redshift

Actian says to be outperforming Amazon Redshift


Monday, March 12, 2018 by

Actian has announced that Actian Vector analytics database running on Amazon Web Services (AWS) outperforms Amazon Redshift "by as much as 12x" in an industry benchmark conducted by McKnight Consulting Group (MCG) Global Services. In a separate MCG benchmark report, Actian Vector performs "up to nearly 10x faster" than Microsoft SQL Server.In February 2018, MCG conducte...


Apple Search Ads support from Appbi

Apple Search Ads support from Appbi


Monday, February 26, 2018 by

Apple Search Ads is Apple’s proprietary ad platform that offers iOS mobile app publishers a way to get their app found through app store specific searches. It’s reported that 65 - 80 percent of all app installs happen after a search through the app store. So understanding the challenges with being discovered through searches in the app store is a big deal.It’s not enti...


Expert advice: Tips to help developers cope

Expert advice: Tips to help developers cope


Tuesday, February 20, 2018 by

According to a forbes report, being a software developer has it’s perks. From a $168,000 a year average media salary, to being able to have your hand in crafting the Instagrams of tomorrow. But the task of creating flawless code and engineering ideas, comes with challenges.It’s good to share war stories to help each other navigate the waters, so we recently had the chan...


Continuous testing challenges for dev teams in 2018

Continuous testing challenges for dev teams in 2018


Friday, January 12, 2018 by

Today’s world revolves around digital technologies. For example, consider how much time you spend on your cell phone in a single day. According to analytics firm Flurry, it’s more than five hours. From making calls to utilizing things like social media. banking and healthcare apps, there’s an app for just about everything. But what if the apps that help run our lives su...


Overcoming IoT security threats to achieve better ROI

Overcoming IoT security threats to achieve better ROI


Monday, January 08, 2018 by

With B2B IoT segments expected to generate more than $300B annually by 2020, it’s no surprise that companies are rushing to build out their IoT businesses and cash in on the modern day gold-rush. However, many manufacturers are struggling to achieve long term profitability for their IoT projects beyond initial hardware sales.The key to ensuring an organization’s IoT inv...


How human assisted AI may be the future

How human assisted AI may be the future


Tuesday, December 26, 2017 by

Self-driving (autonomous) cars, robotic hotel concierges, and Amazon’s intelligent delivery drones - it’s hard to minimize the potential impact that artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) promise. Business leaders are all aflutter about AI’s potential for providing game-changing impact to their industries. AI is also gaining attention for the perceived t...


AI and machine learning make app development and marketing smarter

AI and machine learning make app development and marketing smarter


Wednesday, December 13, 2017 by

Build it and they will come. Those were the good ole days. It used to be good enough to design a great app. Add to that an engaging user experience (UX), positive feedback, a high ranking and word of mouth, and your app was ensured continued success. Nowadays however, mobile consumers are simply overwhelmed by choice. Did you know that if you add up all the apps in the ...


IoT security gets tighter thanks to SDC Edge

IoT security gets tighter thanks to SDC Edge


Tuesday, December 05, 2017 by

StreamSets Inc. has debuted StreamSets Data Collector Edge (SDC Edge), an end-to-end data ingestion solution for resource and connectivity constrained systems such as Internet of Things (IoT) devices and the network infrastructure and personal devices that inform cybersecurity applications.SDC Edge packs the core functionality of the widely adopted StreamSets Data Colle...


Hazelcast Jet 0.5 API unveiled to increases dev productivity

Hazelcast Jet 0.5 API unveiled to increases dev productivity


Wednesday, November 29, 2017 by

Hazelcast has announced the 0.5 release of Hazelcast Jet - an application embeddable, distributed computing platform for fast processing of big data sets. New functionality in Hazelcast Jet 0.5 includes the Pipeline API for general purpose programming of batch and stream processing, and fault tolerance using snapshotting with the integrated Hazelcast IMDG. The overall f...


Inmarsat phone apps: Developers and satellite technology

Inmarsat phone apps: Developers and satellite technology


Monday, October 30, 2017 by

Although you may not know it, we often use space satellites to communicate often in our daily lives. From GPS to weather predictions apps, without satellites the information that we have at our finger tips (or more specifically, our mobile phones) would be cut drastically. It follows that along with the constant innovation of mobile technology, satellite technology comp...


Community Data License Agreement announced by Linux Foundation

Community Data License Agreement announced by Linux Foundation


Wednesday, October 25, 2017 by

The Linux Foundation has announced the Community Data License Agreement (CDLA) family of open data agreements. In an era of expansive and often underused data, the CDLA licenses are an effort to define a licensing framework to support collaborative communities built around curating and sharing “open” data. Inspired by the collaborative software development models of ope...


Solving the challenges of database DevOps

Solving the challenges of database DevOps


Monday, October 16, 2017 by

As companies look to the promises of DevOps to improve their applications' quality and delivery, obstacles still exist with relational databases that hinder adoption of this collaborative process. In this interview, Perry Krug, Principal Architect of Strategic Accounts at Couchbase, shares insight into why relational database management systems impede database DevOps, a...


The impact of fast data on the modern application stack

The impact of fast data on the modern application stack


Monday, October 09, 2017 by

Lightbend has announced its Fast Data Platform to help operationalize applications built for streaming data use cases. The new distribution aims to support how organizations design, build and run fast data applications, as new use cases like Real-Time Decisioning, Real-Time Personalization, IoT and others evolve the big data requirements from its legacy batch/Hadoop roo...


ScaleArc now supports Microsoft Azure SQL database

ScaleArc now supports Microsoft Azure SQL database


Wednesday, September 27, 2017 by

ScaleArc has announced that it has integrated its ScaleArc for SQL Server software with Microsoft Azure SQL Database. Customers of Microsoft Azure Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) software can now benefit from the seamless scale out, faster application performance, and high availability features of the ScaleArc software. With this enhancement, customers can now take advant...


DeviceID reset fraud is now top ad fraud method

DeviceID reset fraud is now top ad fraud method


Wednesday, September 27, 2017 by

AppsFlyer has introduced the general availability of a holistic, integrated solution - Protect360 - that helps immunize advertisers against the cost and loss of mobile install fraud. In beta testing with select clients, Protect360 revealed DeviceID Reset Fraud was more widespread than previously known, and will cost advertisers an estimated $1.1-$1.3 billion in 2017 whi...


In-database machine learning coming in Vertica 9

In-database machine learning coming in Vertica 9


Thursday, September 21, 2017 by

Micro Focus has announced a major release of its Vertica Analytics Platform. Vertica 9 introduces an extended list of in-database Machine Learning capabilities - including new algorithms, model replication, data preparation functions, and continuous end-to-end workflow - to simplify the production and deployment of machine learning models. In addition, Vertica 9 will be...


TigerGraph nabs $31M in Series A funding

TigerGraph nabs $31M in Series A funding


Tuesday, September 19, 2017 by

TigerGraph has made announcements including its emergence from stealth, securing of $31M in Series A funding, general availability of TigerGraph, and availability of both its Cloud Service and GraphStudio. Their Native Parallel Graph Technology (NPG) powers real-time deep link analytics for enterprises with complex and colossal amounts of data. Formerly known as GraphSQ...


SaaS adoption is increasing

SaaS adoption is increasing


Tuesday, September 19, 2017 by

Progress has announced findings from its 2017 Data Connectivity Outlook Survey. Progress surveyed 1,200 business and IT professionals in various roles, representing a range of industries across the globe, to capture their views on the impact of the changing landscape of disruptive data sources.Key Findings:- SaaS adoption has increased from 62% to 79% in the last year a...


Build a mobile API ecosystem that is high performing and reliable

Build a mobile API ecosystem that is high performing and reliable


Saturday, September 02, 2017 by

Application Program Interfaces (API's) represent an effective way to build and manage mobile services. By using API's - a set of routines, protocols and tools for building software applications - application developers no longer have to buy technology software or hardware. Instead, they can simply plug into a growing open ecosystem of API-driven services. It is simple t...


Zinnov names Aricent a leader in IoT

Zinnov names Aricent a leader in IoT


Friday, August 18, 2017 by

Aricent, a global design and engineering company, has announced that for the second year running, the company has been recognized among the leading players in the IoT market by Zinnov. The Zinnov Zones 2017 IoT Technology Services report classed Aricent in the leadership zone in five major industry categories that underline the company’s rich heritage in innovation and ...


Missouri ranks 27th in key measures of strength in data-driven economy

Missouri ranks 27th in key measures of strength in data-driven economy


Wednesday, August 02, 2017 by

As data scientists and civic and business leaders across the country marshal the power of data and analytics to grow the economy and address societal challenges, Missouri ranks 27th in how well-prepared it is for success in this new data-driven environment, according to a new analysis by the Center for Data Innovation.The Center, a data-policy think tank affiliated with...


A discussion with Oracle on chatbots

A discussion with Oracle on chatbots


Wednesday, August 02, 2017 by

With recent advancements in machine learning and the convergence of compute power and big data bringing artificial intelligence into the mainstream, intelligent bots will transform every facet of every industry and dramatically improve the customer experience. We recently had a discussion with Mr. Suhas Uliyar from Oracle to chat about how Oracle is using this transform...


On the origin of applications: From monolith to microservices

On the origin of applications: From monolith to microservices


Monday, July 31, 2017 by

Computing and biology are often seen as existing on two separate planes: computing relies on order of operations and algorithms, while biology functions on organ systems and bodily processes (although, bio-computing is closing this gap). As different as they may seem, they hold a striking similarity in that they are both governed by natural selection - or in the case of...


Actiance announces ISV Developer Program

Actiance announces ISV Developer Program


Monday, July 24, 2017 by

Actiance has announced its ISV Developer Program. The new partner program will expand Actiance’s compliance and archiving platform, providing customers with more powerful solutions to help them stay compliant with regulatory mandates set by FINRA, SEC, IIROC, FCA, GDPR, and MiFID II, and others, as well as gain valuable insights from the communications data they collect...


5,000 developers and professionals responded in Skill Up 2017

5,000 developers and professionals responded in Skill Up 2017


Wednesday, July 19, 2017 by

Nearly 5,000 developers and tech professionals across the world responded to Packt’s third annual Skill Up survey to share their thoughts on the latest tech tools and trends, and how they work and learn. Skill Up 2017 also investigated wider questions about the tech industry - from its status and value in organizations and industry, through to urgent issues around diver...


Metadata can be deadly in cyber exploitation

Metadata can be deadly in cyber exploitation


Tuesday, July 18, 2017 by

When someone says "There's no cause for concern, it's only metadata" you can send them this:Metadata, or “data about data,” is collected and recorded to describe data, identify trends, administer algorithmic solutions, and model potential scenarios. When one understands how to make sense of seemingly random metadata or how to pair the data with other exfiltrated data po...


Avocarrot Unified SSP for mobile is launched from Glispa

Avocarrot Unified SSP for mobile is launched from Glispa


Monday, July 17, 2017 by

Following the announcement of its fourth strategic acquisition, Glispa Global Group, a mobile ad tech company, unveils its newest product offering, Avocarrot, the full-service monetization platform which serves all types of mobile in-app advertising, both programmatic and performance-based. The new platform offers full transparency, control, and ease of use to boost and...


IIoT gets Lightning ML from FogHorn Systems

IIoT gets Lightning ML from FogHorn Systems


Monday, July 17, 2017 by

FogHorn Systems has announced the availability of Lightning ML, the newest version of its edge intelligence software platform for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Lightning ML is an IIoT software platform with integrated machine learning capabilities and universal compatibility across all major IIoT edge systems.Accenture predicts that IIoT can add $14.2 trilli...


NetFish app guides you to catch more fish

NetFish app guides you to catch more fish


Thursday, June 22, 2017 by

Many people spend more time planning a fishing trip than actually fishing. All that is changed with the launch of ReelSonars new free mobile app - NetFish. Whether you're new to fishing or a seasoned angler, NetFish will guide you on when, where, and what fish to catch. And as weather and water temperatures continually change, the app predicts where and when fish are bi...


Hazelcast updates its Jet distributed processing engine

Hazelcast updates its Jet distributed processing engine


Wednesday, June 14, 2017 by

Hazelcast, an open source in-memory data grid (IMDG), has announced the 0.4 release of Hazelcast Jet - an application-embeddable, distributed processing engine for big data stream and batch. Major new functionality in Jet 0.4 includes event-time processing with tumbling, sliding and session windowing. Using these new capabilities, users benefit from a feature-rich strea...


New Talend Summer 2017 update boasts new offerings

New Talend Summer 2017 update boasts new offerings


Tuesday, June 13, 2017 by

Talend, a cloud and big data integration solutions provider, unveiled a new version of its Data Fabric platform that is optimized to manage cloud and multi-cloud enterprise IT environments. Talend Summer ’17 helps manage information across many popular cloud platforms, enabling customers to integrate, cleanse and analyze data to gain a competitive edge.As businesses con...


AtScale unveils their new 5.5 platform update

AtScale unveils their new 5.5 platform update


Wednesday, June 07, 2017 by

The adoption of the data lake over the past few years has proven that enterprises want a way to store vast amounts of raw data in its native format until needed for consumption. New database platforms like Hadoop or Google BigQuery have provided affordable solutions to let enterprises store data. However, when this data is not put to use, Data Lakes became Data Swamps. ...


Enterprise threat dubbed HospitalGown infests thousands of apps

Enterprise threat dubbed HospitalGown infests thousands of apps


Tuesday, June 06, 2017 by

Appthority, an enterprise mobile threat protection company, published research on a newly discovered backend data exposure vulnerability, dubbed HospitalGown, that highlights the connection between mobile apps and insecure backend databases containing enterprise data. Appthority documented more than 1,000 apps with this vulnerability, and researched in detail 39 applica...


The BlackBerry Dynamics Launcher makes enterprise mobility relevant

The BlackBerry Dynamics Launcher makes enterprise mobility relevant


Monday, June 05, 2017 by

Appdome, a cloud hub for mobile app integration, has announced the expansion of its automated service for BlackBerry Dynamics to include the BlackBerry Dynamics Launcher. The launcher offers a secure mobile desktop as an overlay to mobile apps, making business apps and tasks easily accessible and actionable in one place. Appdome now allows enterprise users - developers ...


RapidAPI acquired the Mashape Marketplace

RapidAPI acquired the Mashape Marketplace


Wednesday, May 31, 2017 by

RapidAPI announced that it has acquired the Mashape Marketplace, giving developers access to a massive new inventory of APIs, becoming the world’s largest API marketplace.The API economy is growing rapidly - expected to be a $2.2 trillion market by 2018, according to Ovum Research. APIs are playing a vital role in the development and operations of modern apps, with anyt...


IBM POWER and Nutanix Software bringing new workloads to hyperconverged deployments

IBM POWER and Nutanix Software bringing new workloads to hyperconverged deployments


Wednesday, May 17, 2017 by

In the technology landscape, processing real-time information is necessary but not sufficient. Being able to react in real-time used to give enterprises a competitive advantage, but this approach no longer guarantees happy customers. The value has now migrated to the ability to rapidly gather large amounts of data, quickly crunch and predict what’s likely to happen next...


Accellion and PacketZoom form a development partnership

Accellion and PacketZoom form a development partnership


Tuesday, May 16, 2017 by

As enterprise content continues to increase in size, spurred in part by the emergence of richer content types including high resolution images and video, a growing mobile workforce will place demands on file sharing applications to deliver content quickly. Documents, spreadsheets, presentations, images, videos and other file formats can range from several megabytes to g...


The smart home effect on IIoT facilities

The smart home effect on IIoT facilities


Wednesday, May 10, 2017 by

The backbone of many science fiction plots just a few short years ago - smart machines, homes and cities - are now all around us thanks to the Internet of Things (IoT). Fitbits track and analyze physical attributes from stairs climbed to quality of sleep. By simply saying “Alexa,” Amazon Echo can deliver you with today’s weather forecast or play your favorite music as y...


Quali's CloudShell version 8 is now generally availability

Quali's CloudShell version 8 is now generally availability


Friday, April 28, 2017 by

OpenStack adoption in enterprises is becoming increasingly embraced as revenues grow at 35% CAGR, according to 451 Research. Adoption of OpenStack is increasing among organizations with over 1,000 employees both with on-premise and hosted OpenStack deployments. The 451 Research team predicts a growing number of use-cases across enterprise and service provider deployment...


Language translation app by Reverso hits 6.0

Language translation app by Reverso hits 6.0


Monday, April 24, 2017 by

Reverso, a developer of translation tools and solutions, has unveiled Reverso Context 6.0 - the latest version of their mobile translation and language learning app with a number of improvements to help its five million users discover new words and phrases in context. Their platform specializes in tapping the power of Big Data and AI to help users better understand word...


Oracle brings database and tools to Docker store

Oracle brings database and tools to Docker store


Friday, April 21, 2017 by

Oracle announce that it is collaborating with Docker to release its flagship databases, middleware and developer tools into the Docker Store marketplace via the Docker Certification Program. Together, Oracle and Docker want to enable developers to quickly build cloud-native applications using Docker Enterprise Edition as their container platform. The Docker Certificatio...


DevOps for Big Data with Pepperdata

DevOps for Big Data with Pepperdata


Wednesday, April 19, 2017 by

Despite huge investments in big data applications, there’s still a bottleneck as developers and operators try to find effective and efficient ways to adjust and correct their big data applications’ code. As a result, companies deploying applications suffer from decreased developer productivity and cluster efficiency - a critical flaw to keep up with today’s big data inf...


Windocks delivers Docker implementation and database cloning

Windocks delivers Docker implementation and database cloning


Monday, April 17, 2017 by

Windocks 2.0 Beta has now been released, featuring SQL Server containers with integrated database cloning and Web console. The company also announced a partnering program to enable third party clone integration with SQL Server containers.“SQL Server DBAs and developers are asking for simpler, affordable, container-native database cloning. Current solutions involve too m...


The contextual UX and why it matters

The contextual UX and why it matters


Tuesday, April 04, 2017 by

Editors note: Guest submission by Holger Fritzinger, Vice President, Head of Solution Management Mobile Apps & Platform at SAP AGIn a report from Forrester Research, Maximizing the Impact of Digital Transformation, the analyst firm shares that 82 percent of respondents believe mobile is the face of digital transformation. Enterprises look at mobile as an integral pa...


Lets talk about IT automation

Lets talk about IT automation


Monday, April 03, 2017 by

IT departments are often faced with similar challenges: stagnant budgets and a lack of qualified applicants. Unfortunately, despite the lack of resources, IT continues to face increased pressure to push out new applications faster and make changes to existing systems quicker to stay competitive.  IT automation helps companies coordinate and consolidate IT operation...


Get a free intro to Apache Hadoop course

Get a free intro to Apache Hadoop course


Friday, March 31, 2017 by

The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit advancing professional open source management for mass collaboration, today announced its newest massive open online course (MOOC) is available for registration. The course, LFS103x - Introduction to Apache Hadoop, is offered through edX, the nonprofit online learning platform launched in 2012 by Harvard University and Massachusetts I...


Driver only operated and driverless trains

Driver only operated and driverless trains


Friday, March 24, 2017 by

The global rail industry has gone through a number of positive changes in technology and safety since 1967 when London Underground's Victoria line was the first line operated with Automatic Train Operation.Despite automation and technology being tried and tested for the last 30 years then, the issue of Driver Only Operated (DOO) - also known as One Man Operation (OMO) t...


AtScale 5.0 brings order to the big data chaos

AtScale 5.0 brings order to the big data chaos


Wednesday, March 15, 2017 by

AtScale announced the general availability of AtScale 5.0. Supported by a newly granted patent on the platform’s ability to run its powerful calculation engine against any BI visualization tool, AtScale 5.0 brings order to the big data chaos.AtScale 5.0 packs new features including a scalable dimensional calculation engine, a machine learning performance optimizer, a un...


A progress report on big data initiatives

A progress report on big data initiatives


Tuesday, March 14, 2017 by

Qubole, the big data-as-a-service company, has released the results of its State of DataOps report, a survey of IT and data professionals on the progress of their big data initiatives. The survey revealed a clear reality gap: while data teams have high confidence they can enable self-service insights to meet growing demands across the enterprise, few have delivered on t...


NVIDIA releases GPU accelerator to improve AI

NVIDIA releases GPU accelerator to improve AI


Friday, March 10, 2017 by

As innovation progresses, more and more processing is being offloaded to the cloud to do the heavy lifting. But how much cloud usage is too much for cloud providers to handle efficiently? That is the answer that many companies hope never to have to answer as they ramp up their cloud usage exponentially. That’s where NVIDIA and Microsoft look to make big changes in the w...


Oracle chats about the new data integrator cloud service

Oracle chats about the new data integrator cloud service


Tuesday, February 21, 2017 by

On February 13, Oracle unveiled Oracle Data Integrator Cloud Service, Oracle’s new data integration cloud service aimed at simplifying and accelerating cross-enterprise data integration to support real-time analytics and help organizations drive better business decisions. With the increasing need for the enterprise to be effective and agile, organizations need seamless ...


NoSQL provider Couchbase releases a new data platform

NoSQL provider Couchbase releases a new data platform


Friday, February 17, 2017 by

Couchbase, Inc. announced a new release of their data platform that powers web, mobile and IoT (Internet of Things) applications for digital businesses. The enhanced product suite now provides easier global application deployments, advanced security capabilities and greater development flexibility, and includes Server 4.6, Sync Gateway 1.4, Kafka Connector 3.0 and Spark...


Ogury opens offices in LA and Chicago

Ogury opens offices in LA and Chicago


Friday, February 17, 2017 by

Ogury entered the US market in December 2016 with the launch of its sixth global office in New York, NY. The mobile data specialist’s co-founder and CEO USA, Thomas Pasquet, relocated to the city to lead a recruitment drive of top talent to support the company’s rapid growth.Integrated within thousands of apps, Ogury’s proprietary data collection technology allows it to...


Data science benefits in the enterprise are being ignored

Data science benefits in the enterprise are being ignored


Thursday, February 16, 2017 by

New research announced by Continuum Analytics, the creator and driving force behind Anaconda, an Open Data Science platform powered by Python, finds that 96 percent of data science and analytics decision makers agree that data science is critical to the success of their business, yet a whopping 22 percent are failing to make full use of the data available. These finding...


The IT delivery gap is slowing business

The IT delivery gap is slowing business


Thursday, February 16, 2017 by

MuleSoft has announced the findings of its 2017 Connectivity Benchmark Report on digital transformation initiatives and the business impact of APIs.Based on a survey of 951 IT decision makers (ITDMs) globally, the report reveals a growing IT delivery gap that is slowing down the majority of the businesses surveyed and directly putting revenue at risk. With a convergence...


New distributed processing engine for big data streams lands

New distributed processing engine for big data streams lands


Wednesday, February 08, 2017 by

Hazelcast, an open source in-memory data grid (IMDG), has launched Hazelcast Jet - a distributed processing engine for big data streams. With Hazelcast’s IMDG providing storage functionality, Hazelcast Jet is a new Apache 2 licensed open source project that performs parallel execution to enable data-intensive applications to operate in near real-time. Using directed acy...


HPE signs OEM deal with Mesosphere to help modernize data-centers

HPE signs OEM deal with Mesosphere to help modernize data-centers


Wednesday, February 08, 2017 by

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has announced that it has signed an original equipment manufacturing (OEM) and reseller agreement with Mesosphere to help customers transform and modernize their data centers with hybrid IT solutions that span traditional infrastructure, private, public and managed cloud services.As part of this OEM and reseller agreement, HPE will be a ...


Security Intelligence Platform from Exabeam launched

Security Intelligence Platform from Exabeam launched


Thursday, February 02, 2017 by

Exabeam has announced its new Security Intelligence Platform, designed to decrease the risk of cyber threats for organizations of any size.Recent data breaches continue to demonstrate that security management is broken; attacks using stolen or misused passwords keep rising, and companies cannot detect or respond to them effectively. Breaches now have national and intern...


MapR Connector for Teradata released

MapR Connector for Teradata released


Wednesday, February 01, 2017 by

MapR Technologies, Inc., a Converged Data Platform, has announced availability of a new MapR Connector for Teradata, an analytics solutions company. This provides high speed, parallel connections from Teradata to the MapR Converged Data Platform, improving bulk data transfers, and enabling scalable agile analytics across the ecosystem. The new connector is also certifie...


The Linux Foundation welcomes Hitachi as a platinum member

The Linux Foundation welcomes Hitachi as a platinum member


Thursday, January 26, 2017 by

The Linux Foundation has announced that Hitachi, Ltd. has become a Platinum member of the Foundation. Hitachi has been a key supporter of The Linux Foundation and Linux since 2000 and had previously been a Gold member. The company is also a member of numerous Linux Foundation projects, such as Automotive Grade Linux, Civil Infrastructure Platform, Cloud Foundry Fou...


Kinetica launches in-database analytics via user-defined functions

Kinetica launches in-database analytics via user-defined functions


Wednesday, January 25, 2017 by

Kinetica has announced the availability of in-database analytics via user-defined functions (UDFs). This brand new capability makes the parallel processing power of the GPU accessible to custom analytics functions deployed within Kinetica. This opens the opportunity for machine learning/artificial intelligence libraries such as TensorFlow, BIDMach, Caffe, and Torch to r...


Industrial IoT (IIoT) predictions for 2017

Industrial IoT (IIoT) predictions for 2017


Monday, January 23, 2017 by

Programmability at the SCADA and Sensor access layer to drive major digital transformation initiatives for distributed enterprises in 2017. FreeWave Technologies, Inc. has five Industrial IoT (IIoT) predictions for 2017 for you to consider. The series marks the second annual list of Industrial IoT (IIoT) predictions compiled by FreeWave's top industry experts. ...


Cloudera Enterprise is going to help Experian analyze data

Cloudera Enterprise is going to help Experian analyze data


Monday, January 09, 2017 by

Experian to use Cloudera Enterprise in cloud environment for better data management, for its Credit Information Services, Decision Analytics and Business Information Services business lines.In a move that is transforming the way Experian provides consumer and business credit data to its clients, the company is integrating Cloudera Enterprise onto its cloud environm...


Artificial Intelligence: 5 key attributes of all modern AI systems

Artificial Intelligence: 5 key attributes of all modern AI systems


Thursday, January 05, 2017 by

What are the common attributes that all modern Artificial Intelligence systems share? Former NASA Deputy Chief of AI at the Ames Research Center, Monte Zweben tells us.   A technology industry veteran, Monte Zweben's early career was spent with the NASA Ames Research Center as the Deputy Chief of the Artificial Intelligence Branch, where he won the prestigio...


Companies in banking and insurance can use data science to survive

Companies in banking and insurance can use data science to survive


Wednesday, January 04, 2017 by

Editors note: Guest submission by Florian DouetteauOver the course of many centuries, the banking and insurance industries have developed processes, products and infrastructures that have shaped the economic structure of humankind. But now, they are being challenged by industry outsiders who appeared on the world stage a mere couple of decades ago, and some who eme...


AirVisual's new air pollution data API is now available for developers

AirVisual's new air pollution data API is now available for developers


Tuesday, January 03, 2017 by

AirVisual is a company that provides the tools and information people need to thrive in polluted environments. By employing big data, artificial intelligence and Internet of Things technologies, AirVisual delivers user-friendly, simple solutions to optimize health and well-being, both indoors and out.They just recently launched a groundbreaking new way to visualize...


HP Enterprise opens up about StormRunner Load and DevOps in the cloud

HP Enterprise opens up about StormRunner Load and DevOps in the cloud


Tuesday, January 03, 2017 by

HP Enterprise recently announced the availability of HPE StormRunner Load on the AWS Marketplace. StormRunner Load is one of the first solutions to support SaaS Subscriptions on AWS Marketplace, and will help developers strengthen the quality and delivery of applications via a simple, intuitive and highly scalable platform.    In-short, it's a a cl...


January 2017 Issue: Predictions, Interviews, and Insight!

January 2017 Issue: Predictions, Interviews, and Insight!


Monday, January 02, 2017 by

Happy New Year, and welcome to 2017 everyone! The January 2017 issue of App Developer Magazine just hit the shelves, web, and mobile and can now be accessed.This "predictions for 2017" issue is loaded with all kinds of brain-food to help you get excited about what's in store for mobile, and software development in general for this year.Among the most common themes ...


What AtScale wants you to know about Big Data's future

What AtScale wants you to know about Big Data's future


Thursday, December 29, 2016 by

2017 is looking like it will be the year of BI on Big Data. Seventy-five percent of respondents in the 2016 Big Data Maturity Survey indicated that Business Intelligence is taking over as the #1 workload for Big Data.AtScale, a company that provides enterprises with a fast and secure self-service analytics platform for Big Data, released the results of the survey, based...


Big Data predictions for 2017

Big Data predictions for 2017


Tuesday, December 27, 2016 by

Editors note: Predictions by Kunal Agarwal, CEO of Unravel Data In 2017 Big Data will begin to cross a chasm into the mainstream, in large part resulting from the popularity of Hadoop and Spark. Companies will use Big Data for mission-critical needs when running their data stacks. These are the same companies that once had issues with the security threat ...


More data will be created in 2017 than the previous 5,000 years of humanity

More data will be created in 2017 than the previous 5,000 years of humanity


Friday, December 23, 2016 by

Editors note: Predictions sent in from Sencha's CEO Art LandroIn 2015, Art predicted that in 2016 the explosion of data would drastically transform the technology landscape, requiring organizations to visualize all incoming data from IoT devices for rapid decision making and insight into competitiveness and viability. He believes data will remain a key growth ...