Big Data

Intel Enters the Hadoop Software Market

The market for Hadoop software continues to attract new players. Intel (INTC) announced the availability of its Distribution for Apache Hadoop, including new management tools. More than 20 partners announced support for Intel’s Hadoop offering, including Cisco, Red Hat, Cray and Supermicro. Read More

EMC Supercharges Hadoop

EMC announced Pivotal HD, a new distribution of Apache Hadoop, this week. It features native integration of EMC’s Greenplum massively parallel processing database with Apache Hadoop. Read More

MasterCard Takes Stake in Data Analytics Firm

As big data continues to be collected more commercial businesses are seeing the high value of analyzing that data, and are choosing partners who specialize in large data set analytics to assist with extracting business insight from petabytes of data. An example: MasterCard has acquired an equity stake in Mu Sigma. Read More

Cedexis Fusion Tames Big Data Flows for Traffic Shaping

Web optimization company Cedexis launched Cedexis Fusion, a component of its Software as a Service platform to integrate big data flows from third-party tools, CDNs and clouds to enable a wide range of performance, availability and cost-for-performance traffic shaping. Read More

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