Driven Inc., a leader in Application Performance Monitoring (APM) for big data applications has launched its next version – Driven 2.2. Driven Cloud is a component of Driven 2.2 and it is the first SaaS offering that manages big data applications running on Hadoop as a Service (HaaS)
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Hortonworks has come a long way in its 5-year journey as a Hadoop vendor. It is catching up to its rivals – Cloudera and MapR in giving vendor specific products. Hortonworks is revamping its data warehouse optimization use cases through an OEM arrangement with AtScale, Pivotal and Syncsort. They are also reselling AtScale to improve BI query and reporting in Hadoop.
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With the intent to improve the reporting system for student data and finance, Wayne State University in Michigan has implemented a SAS Visual Analytics platform with Hadoop. The new big data analytics platform built on Hadoop will be used by the staff and administrators to analyse information like student performance trends, revenue, admission trends and spending to facilitate smart decision-making.
Commvault, a bridge between product systems and data aims to provide data protection environment on Hadoop. Commvault provides analytics needed to access data on a large group of servers running hadoop jobs with each server having its own stored part of the overall dataset. Commvault envisages an agent running on each server that sends data to be stored in a single central target, or on the cloud or on-premises.
As per Statistics MRC, the Global Hadoop market is expected to increase at a CAGR of 53.7%. This growth is augmented by the rapid increase of structured and unstructured data, consumer consumption data and the growing need of Big Data analytics.
The leading provider of cyber security solutions, Dell SecureWorks uses Hadoop Ecosystem to process 185 billion logs per day with data volume growing at a rate of 66% every year. Dell SecureWorks plans to adopt newest technologies in the growing hadoop ecosystem to help customers stay secure by using HBase to enhance enrichment capabilities, Kafka for messaging, Spark MLib for machine learning and Spark Streaming for stream processing.
Teradata Corp. acquired a UK based consultancy named “Big Data Partnership Ltd.” For an undisclosed amount. Big Data Partnership firm is strong enough to take on analytics initiative any stage of development whether it is a production hadoop cluster in need of modernization or a half-baked internal demo. Teradata plans to integrate Big Data Partnership capabilities into its Think Big professional services to provide support and employee training so that they make the best out of the data infrastructure.
Cloudera one of the leading Hadoop vendors, has released Cloudera Navigator Optimizer and Cloudera Enterprise 5.8 to make analytics on Hadoop easier. Anyone looking to augment their database platform with Hadoop or optimize their analytics solutions can use these tools to do so.