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Pivotal and EMC Supporting Tachyon As Next In-Memory Revolution

Pivotal and EMC Supporting Tachyon As Next In-Memory RevolutionPivotal, the San Francisco-based software and services provider has announced its partnership with the AMPLab at UC Berkeley to support the in-memory Tachyon project. They aim to bolster the data lake technology with an architecture that builds upon disk-based storage with memory-centric processing frameworks. Being led by Haoyuan Li, a PhD candidate at the UC Berkeley AMPLab, Tachyon is a memory-centric, fault-tolerant distributed file system that allows for reliable data exchange at in-memory speed across cluster frameworks, explains their Blog. Tachyon will be a central data exchange layer for the Pivotal Big Data Suite. Till date this project is the fastest-growing project in all of AMPLab history, ahead of Mesos and Spark. It is currently a GitHub project developed under the Apache License. EMC’s Chief Technology Officer John Roese said,...
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Meet Interana- An Events-Based Big Data Solution Built by Former Facebook All-Stars

Meet Interana- An Events-Based Big Data Solution Built by Former Facebook All-StarsThe raft of expectations and requirements of new big data tech coming to market continues to grow and grow. They’ve got to be fast. They’ve got to be scalable. They’ve got to handle key business metrics, such as growth, retention and churn. Increasingly, they’ve also got to be easy-to-use and intuitive, so they can slot into the workflows of every employee, and not just leave insights in the hands of data scientists. One solution which meets all these needs- and launched into public beta today- is Interana. Interana is an event-based analytics solution which stores billions of sequences of events, and can deliver answers in seconds. It also features an interactive and visual interface, meaning data exploration is no longer just open to the experts. And, of course, it’s fast....
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Continuent Tungsten 3.0 Pairs Clustering & Replication in One Solution

Continuent Tungsten 3.0 Pairs Clustering & Replication in One SolutionIt appears that the data fabric is rising to eminence. Last week, Gridgain unveiled their signature data fabric; now, Continuent have announced their offering to the world, named Continuent Tungsten 3.0. For businesses with increasingly complex architectures, such data fabrics- a complete set of integrated systems which hope to fulfill all business requirements- could prove to be a powerful and vital tool. Speaking about the opportunities Continuent Tungsten affords to enterprises, Continuent CEO Robert Hodges remarked: “Continuent Tungsten 3.0 begins to fulfill our goal to provide complete data management that satisfies the full range of business needs.” “The new solution, which is the unification of our industry-proven Continuent Tungsten and Tungsten Replicator offerings, takes management of business-critical data to a new level with certified combinations of clustering and replication in...
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Peaxy Hyperfiler: A Data Management Tool to Lift Your Data Out of the Disruptive Tech Refresh Cycle

Peaxy Hyperfiler A Data Management Tool to Lift Your Data Out of the Disruptive Tech Refresh CycleData management specialists Peaxy have made their signature product, the Peaxy Hyperfiler generally available today. The general principle behind the Hyperfiler software is making massive amounts of unstructured data across complex data architectures immediately accessible and manageable. The Hyperfiler product was built with a particular industrial pain point in mind. The explosion in unstructured data means that industries have access to more data than ever, but managing this data has become challenging. According to Peaxy’s website, it’s estimated “only 10% of the data can be accessed while 90% sits idle and untapped”. The mission objective of the Peaxy Hyperfiler is to give clear and constant access to all of the data, across extensive product lifecycles of over 50 years. One of the main reasons so much of company’s data has...
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Gridgain Unveil In-Memory Data Fabric to Speed Up and Simplify Big Data Applications

Gridgain In-Memory Data FabricIt’s no secret that in-memory, real-time applications have been gaining ground for quite some time. The idea that data should nurture immediate decision-making and not just be confined to historical, retrospective analysis has certainly proved to be a powerful one. Now, open source in-memory powerhouse Gridgain have unveiled their latest innovation for real-time insights; the Gridgain In-Memory Data Fabric. The technology accomodates high-performance transaction, real-time streaming and lightning-fast analytics to help enterprises get the answers they need when they need them. According to Gridgain, the Data Fabric is the product of “years of meticulous research and development”, and it’s hoped that this technology will prove to be a game-changer for Gridgain and the in-memory computing market. Abe Kleinfeld, CEO of Gridgain told Dataconomy: “The GridGain In-Memory Data Fabric provides an...
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