Big Data

IBM, HP Power Big Data Analytics With SAP HANA

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SAP HANA (High Performance Analytics Appliance) is the powerful in-memory database technology from German enterprise software powerhouse SAP. Now HP and IBM are rolling out new solutions to help customers leverage HANA in big data analysis. Read More

WalmartLabs Acquires OneOps

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WalmartLabs makes two acquisitions to further its eCommerce strategies, Hortonworks launches its Hadoop Data Platform for Windows, and visualization company Tableau Software announces its initial public offering. Read More

MapR Updates Big Data Platform For NoSQL and Hadoop

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MapR Technologies has announced an update of its Big Data platform that provides performance improvements for NoSQL and Hadoop applications. With the MapR M7 Edition, MapR says it has removed the trade-offs organizations face when looking to deploy a NoSQL solution. Read More

TechCrunch Disrupt New York: Dwolla, Skytree

TechCrunch Disrupt New York 2013 was held this week in New York City, with plenty of focus on tech disruption, as well as a lot of apps, demonstrations, funding announcements and product announcements. Funding announcements came from SkyTree, which secured $18 million and Dwolla, raising $16.5 million. Read More

USPS Leverages Big Data To Fight Fraud

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As it processes more than 528 million pieces of mail each day, the USPS has become an active participant in the big data revolution, and operates one of the most powerful non-classified supercomputing databases in the world. Read More

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