Five Factors In Building Giants Of The Big Data Era | TechCrunch

Editor’s note: Navin Chaddha is managing director of Mayfield, an early-stage venture capital firm. Some of the companies he is currently championing include Gigya, Elastica, Lyft, MapR and Poshmark.As we enter the second half of 2014, it would be fair to say that big data has gone mainstream, attracting coffee table books, multiple industry landscapes, consumer applications, and large amounts of […]

Big data, what have you done for me lately? | VentureBeat | Big Data …

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]]>In gearing up to attend this week’s DataBeat, I found myself thinking about what I want out of the conference. I’ve dreamed about being able to analyze all the data that’s relevant to my company and what that could do for me as a CMO.Imagine the insights: how customers use a product, how they consume content, and how […]

Big Data News: Hortonworks, MapR, SAS | Data Center Knowledge

Hortonworks innovates the latest open enterprise Hadoop with release 2.1 of its Hortonworks Data Platform, MapR expands big data search with Elasticsearch, and SAS updates its Master Data Management and SAS Federation Server software.Hortonworks launches HDP 2.1.  Hortonworks announced the availability of  its open enterprise Hadoop platform Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) 2.1.  HDP 2.1 delivers required enterprise functionality for data management, data access, data […]

Linux Today – Elasticsearch Couples Analytics to Big Data Search

Elasticsearch Couples Analytics to Big Data Search Feb 15, 2014, 15:00 (0 Talkback[s])

(Other stories by Mike Vizard)One of the primary tools that developers have been using to determine data’s relevancy for Big Data applications is an open source enterprise search and indexing engine developed by Elasticsearch that, as of this week, is now being packaged up into a formal […]

Costin Leau on Elasticsearch, BigData and Hadoop – InfoQ

Elasticsearch is an open source, distributed real-time search and analytics engine for the cloud. It’s built on Apache Lucene search engine library and provides full text search capabilities, multi-language support, a query language, support for geolocation, context aware did-you-mean suggestions, autocomplete and search snippets.Elasticsearch supports RESTful API using JSON over HTTP for all of its operations, whether it’s search, analytics […]