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MapR Betas Hadoop on Google's New IaaS Cloud

Hadoop distributor MapR Technologies has begun a private beta program for its offering running on the Google Compute Engine, that company's recently announced (still in beta itself) Infrastructure-...
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Vertex Analytics Offers Hosted Time Series Data, CEP

Chicago-based Vertex Analytics has unveiled ECHO, combining realtime and historic futures tick data with complex event processing (CEP) technology, delivered on either a client-installed or hosted...
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ScaleOut Addresses Big Data In-Memory Analytics; Adds Multi-Site, Cloud Support

ScaleOut Software has released version 5 of its ScaleOut StateServer in-memory data grid.  For the first time, it supports linking grids across physical sites, including leveraging cloud services...
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Savvis, Hortonworks Partner For Hadoop in the Cloud

Savvis - which offers IaaS, managed hosting and proximity services, with a strong focus on financial markets, has announced a strategic agreement with Hortonworks, a distributor of Hadoop, to offer...
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AMD, Colfax Gain Cloudera Certification

Colfax's AMD-based server cluster is now Cloudera certified.  The cluster consists of six Colfax 2U CX2270-N4 servers - each with two AMD Opteron 6200 Series processors - running Cloudera's...
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Q&A: Thomson Reuters' Peter Moss on Elektron at Age Two

Launched a little over two years ago, Elektron is Thomson Reuters' strategic offering for delivery of data services and applications. IntelligentTradingTechnology.com caught up with Peter Moss,...
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The Benefits of Going Big for Eikon Users

By Philip Brittan, Thomson Reuterswww.thomsonreuters.com The scale of data in financial services is, although significant, dramatically smaller than it is for online consumer companies like...
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Q&A: SunGard's Neil Palmer on the Top Ten Trends

Sungard likes to publish top ten trends lists, and the latest focuses on big data in financial services. We chatted to Neil Palmer, partner at SunGard’s consulting services’ advanced technology...
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Q&A: OneMarketData's Lovas on the Low Latency Arms Race, TCA and Big Data

From time to time, it's good to take the pulse of the low-latency world to get updated on the status quo, and find out what's coming next. IntelligentTradingTechnology.com got such insight from...
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Q&A: RainStor's John Bantleman on Big Data Scale with Low Cost and Complexity

Big data storage and analytics is not just about MapReduce and Hadoop.  A number of specialised database products have grown up that look to solve the problems of data scale, while keeping a focus...

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