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Informatica is Hard at Work on a ‘Virtual Data Highway’

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by Angela Guess Vance McCarthy of Integration Developer News reports, “Informatica Corp. is working on an innovative Intelligent Data Platform (IDP), designed to spur the delivery of all types of data to apps, people and even devices. Informatica’s IDP creates what the company calls a ‘virtual data highway,’ and will do much more than transport…

Concurrent and Elasticsearch Team Up to Accelerate Data Application Deployment

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Concurrent, Inc., the leader in data application infrastructure, and Elasticsearch, Inc., provider of an end-to-end real-time search and analytics stack, today announced a partnership to accelerate the time to market for Hadoop-based enterprise data applications. Enterprises seeking to make the most out of…

How Big Data Can Help Fight Climate Change in LA

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by Angela Guess Kiley Kroh of Think Progress reports, “New maps released Tuesday illustrate the toll climate change and pollution are taking on several communities in Los Angeles, many of the same areas that also hold the greatest potential for clean energy investment. The Los Angeles Solar and Efficiency Report (LASER) is the result of…

Big Data Analytics with R: Register Today!

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by Angela Guess In tandem with the upcoming NoSQL Now! Conference, DATAVERSITY™ is proud to sponsor a thought-provoking workshop on the programming language R. The workshop, Introduction to Big Data Analysis with the R Language, will be led by Brian Sletten, President of Bosatsu Consulting, Inc. In his description of the workshop, Sletten states, “R…

Can Better Tech Save the Veteran Affairs Department?

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by Angela Guess David Pittman of Politico recently wrote, “The Veterans Affairs health crisis might be solved with something as simple as putting the right software in the hands of far-flung doctors. Part of the $17 billion bill to overhaul the troubled health system involves much heavier usage of information technology, so that veterans in…

Vital Big Data Jobs Still Going Unfilled

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by Angela Guess Rick Delgado of Data Center Knowledge recently wrote, “Although Big Data is no longer a foreign concept to businesses they still face significant challenges when implementing it into their organizations. And the problem doesn’t stem from understanding its importance. Rather, it lies in finding the right people for the job. There are…

MongoDB CTO Addresses the NoSQL Skeptics

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by Angela Guess Eric Knorr of Info World reports, “NoSQL is the darling of the millennial tech community — and MongoDB is the leading NoSQL database, with a valuation of more than $1.2 billion. By most accounts, Web developers have been a major driver of MongoDB’s success, because as a document database, it’s easier to…

Don’t Jump Into a Data Lake Without a Boat

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by Angela Guess Ben Rossi of Information Age recently wrote, “The growing hype surrounding data lakes is causing substantial confusion in the information management space, according to Gartner. Several vendors are marketing data lakes as an essential component to capitalise on big data opportunities, but there is little alignment between vendors about what comprises a…