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Q&A: GigaSpaces' Adi Paz on In-Memory Performance and Big Data

The In-Memory term is increasingly in use, and in the context of big data. We asked Adi Paz, vice president of marketing and business development at GigaSpaces Technologies, to explain the...
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DDN Touts STAC Benchmark Performance

Storage vendor DataDirect Networks is pointing to new record benchmark results for financial analytics for its SFA12K-40 platform. The benchmark in question in the STAC-M3 suite, covering a number of...
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Towards Intelligent Trading: Anova Rolls Microwave to DC News Hub

Anova Technologies is taking control of a microwave wireless network connecting Equinix's key economic news distribution hub in Washington, DC to Nasdaq OMX's data centre in Carteret, NJ. In so doing...
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MapR Sets New MinuteSort Record; Grabs $30 Million

Hadoop distributor MapR Technologies recently announced that it had set a new world MinuteSort record using Google's cloud-based compute offering. Following up on that, the company just raised a...
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Low-Latency Summits: Looking Back and Forward

We held the latest Low-Latency Summit in London a couple of weeks ago and already the memories are distant ones. But a lot was covered, from ROI on latency investment to trading in Russia. We...
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Intel Enters Hadoop Fray

Intel has introduced its own distribution of Hadoop, incorporating enterprise level features for security, performance and management. The IT giant has also announced a number of partners for its...
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Verdande and ITRS Link Provides Early Warning for System Outages

Continuing to work with application monitoring solutions, case-based reasoning specialist Verdande Technologies has forged a partnership with ITRS Group in order to create an "early warning system...
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NYSE Technologies to Distribute SMA Social Media Sentiment Analytics

NYSE Technologies has teamed with Chicago's Social Market Analytics (SMA) to distribute the latter's sentiment statistics, derived from social media, via its SFTI Network and its SuperFeed...
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Q&A: Panopticon's Willem De Geer on (Big) Data Visualisation in Capital Markets

When discussing big data, the point is often made that deriving value from the data, through analytics, is where the real business win is. Panopticon Software has been in the analysis business -...
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Q&A: HPCC Systems' Flavio Villanustre on Not Map Reduce and Open Source

HPCC Systems - a unit of LexisNexis - has been quietly building out a big data processing platform for several years, using it internally to power several of its parent's services and applications....

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