Alluxio: A virtual distributed storage system orders of magnitude faster than others

The world’s first memory-centric distributed storage system bridges applications and underlying storage systems providing unified data access orders of magnitudes faster than existing solutions. Alluxio is a memory speed virtual distributed storage system. Open source software is critical to the modern enterprise software landscape. Alluxio is open source under the Apache license, and we are […]

2015 CRN Emerging Vendors List

July 23, Hortonworks announced that they have been named to The Channel Company’s exclusive 2015 CRN Emerging Vendors List. This annual list highlights the technology vendors that have introduced innovative new products and create opportunities for channel partners in North America, which generate solutions for customers. The Channel Company has recognized Hortonworks for their demonstrated […]

ThreatBrief: Strategic Cyber Intelligence Delivered Daily

The Daily Threat Brief provides strategic insights into threats. This is an open source intelligence report modeled after the concept of the President’s Daily Brief (PDB). Every day the analysts of Cognitio succinctly provide insights into global risk and security issues in ways that can reduce your personal and business risks and inform your strategic decision making. […]

Boundless: Commercial open source geospatial software

Boundless develops and supports powerful software for enterprise Spatial IT applications. Boundless’ global customer base uses the OpenGeo Suite, a complete open source geospatial web services stack, to deploy solutions for web mapping, transportation, telecommunications, open government, and a diverse range of other solutions. The OpenGeo Suite provides a continually updated geo web services platform […]

Exciting and Virtuous: DigitalGlobe and USGIF cosponsor Hackathon to Crowdsource Geospatial Analytics

Tony Frazier just published something at the Digital Globe blog that struck me as interesting from a technology perspective and especially virtuous from a mission support angle. DigitalGlobe is one of the community’s most exiting and capable firms, providing space-based imagery and then related services, solutions and applications around that. They have also been working collaboratively with key […]

Datameer CEO Stefan Groschupf on the topic of Big Data

In the video below and at this link, Datameer’s CEO Stefan Groschupf  highlights the evolving nature of the Big Data landscape, drawing historical parallels and lessons worth thinking through. A key point: there are risks we must mitigate as the Hadoop ecosystem evolves.     For more information and context on data in the enterprise read Stefan […]