AWS ElasticSearch Setup

This is the first of a two-part post on getting Amazon’s version of ElasticSearch set up in AWS.  We go over the basics of setting up an AWS ES cluster and then tackle supplying the cluster with data via Logstash in our next post. Amazon has taken all the fun (read: difficulty) out of creating […]

Tibco: Business intelligence and analytics provider

Tibco has long been known for helping businesses interconnect their data in ways that enable business decisions. Their solutions have served business users, including the more advanced statisticians and data scientists but also the average user. We track Tibco in our Disruptive IT Directory in the category of Business Intelligence and Analytics Companies. All indications […]

Zoomdata: Designed to support Big Data

Zoomdata is the next generation data visualization system that easily allows companies and people to understand data visually in realtime. Zoomdata develops the world’s fastest visual analytics solution for big data. Using patented data sharpening and micro-query technologies, Zoomdata empowers business users to visually consume data in seconds, even across billions of rows of data. […]

Apigee: Enterprise grade platform for data sharing and innovation

In 2013 In-Q-Tel  issued a press release on a recent strategic partnership and technology development agreement with a firm called Apigee. That statement alone is all the savvy technologist needs to know to start diving into Apigee. In-Q-Tel has a reputation for applying lots of focused thought into the firms they invest in and because of that […]

Release of Hortonworks Data Platform 2.3

Released last week was Hortonworks’ new enterprise Apache Hadoop solution: Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) 2.3. Hortonworks collaborated with developers to enhance the platform for them; finding out what tools they use currently and what features they request. The initial focus was on the SQL developer and the most common tasks they perform. The integrated experience […]

Bright Computing Introduces New Cluster Manager with Ceph Integration

There have been a few announcements on Bright Computing the past few weeks; in this post I highlight two of the most important ones. During the Hadoop Summit last week, Bright Computing unveiled their latest version of Apache Hadoop cluster manager, Version 7.1. This version broadens and deepens the functionality of Hadoop and makes it […]