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Will the Rise of Spark Spell the End of Hadoop?

Spark has overtaken Hadoop as the most active open source Big Data project. While they are not directly comparable products, they both have many of the same uses. In order to shed some light onto the issue of “Spark versus Hadoop” I thought an article explaining the essential differences and

Solix Positioned As A Leader for Enterprise Archiving with Apache Hadoop in 2015 Magic Quadrant for Structured Data Archiving and Application Retirement

Solix Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of Enterprise Data Management (EDM) solutions, has been positioned as a leader in the June 2015 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Structured Data Archiving and Application Retirement. Gartner's Magic Quadrant is widely recognized as the industry's authoritative source for assessing vendor competitiveness based on completeness

SnapShot bids to bring hospitality into the Big Data era

SnapShot GmbH, a Berlin-based Big Data startup focused on the hospitality industry, received a big boost this week with €25 million in series B funding from Beijing Shiji Information Technology Co., (Shiji Networks) to help scale out its suite of data analytics tools aimed at hoteliers. More>>

Using ‘Big Data’ to Build a Better GDP

The U.S. economy contracted at 0.7% in the first three months of 2015, according to Friday’s revised reading from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The economy slipped in the first quarter of last year, too, and this has sparked a wildfire debate among the dismal-science set about whether or not

Hadoop update 2.7.0 Released

The Apache Hadoop community is happy to announce the release of Apache Hadoop 2.7.0. The Hadoop community fixed 923 JIRAs in total as part of the 2.7.0 release. More>>