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Infochimps Announces New Big Data as a Service Platform

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by Angela Guess According to a recent article out of the company, “Infochimps, a CSC Big Data Business, announced its Big Data Platform as-a-Service offering. This offering consists of an integrated open source-based Big Data Platform, in addition to global managed services, and a new suite of comprehensive consulting services. It is the only complete offering that:…

What to Look For in a Hadoop and NoSQL Platform

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by Angela Guess Michele Nemschoff of Smart Data Collective recently wrote, “Businesses have several options when looking for a Hadoop and NoSQL solution. The advantage of using the right enterprise-grade solution is that it can provide the dependability, ease-of-use, and speed required for real production use. Without these, you can’t deploy a system that is ready…

Travel Co. Amadeus Turns to Couchbase for New Platform

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by Angela Guess Doug Henschen of Information Week reports, “Think of the tens of millions of travelers frantically searching, pricing, and booking flights, rental cars, and hotel rooms in the run-up to this week’s Thanksgiving Day holiday. Now think of the scale of the IT required behind the scenes to make it all happen online. Amadeus,…

Actifio Widens Data Management Portfolio

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by Angela Guess Simon Sharwood of The Register reports, “Upstart storage startup Actifio has quickly made a splash with its “copy data” products, but the company has already set its sights on a more comprehensive suite of data management tools including business intelligence wares. Speaking to The Reg in Sydney today, Actifio founder and CEO Ash Ashutosh said the…

Ferguson Creates Better Customer Experience with Stibo Systems Multidomain MDM

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by Angela Guess Stibo Systems recently reported, “Ferguson Enterprises Inc., the largest wholesale distributor of residential and commercial plumbing supplies and pipe, valves and fittings in the United States, has furthered its commitment to creating the best multichannel customer experience by extending its use of Stibo Systems’ multidomain Master Data Management (MDM) platform to include…

Concurrent Introduces Pattern Scoring Engine for Hadoop

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by Angela Guess According to a recent article out of the company, “Concurrent, Inc., the enterprise Big Data application platform company, today introduced Pattern, a free, open source, standard-based scoring engine that enables analysts and data scientists to quickly deploy machine-learning applications on Apache Hadoop™. Leveraging the power and broad platform support of the Cascading…