Today MemSQL released MemSQL 4, calling it "the most significant release of MemSQL to date," which includes new capabilities such as real-time, distributed geospatial intelligence and the MemSQL Spark Connector to operationalize Apache Spark. It also includes a newly launched Community Edition.
MapR announced the general availability of Apache Drill 1.0 in the MapR Distribution this week. The MapR and Apache Drill combo play is designed to provide self-service data exploration for IoT analytics.
As-a-Service offerings cover the gamut of technical offerings so it's really no surprise that Analytics-as-a-Service would join the lineup. Rosslyn Analytics happens to be one of the first companies to offer it and they did so just this week.
Startup Samsara came out of stealth mode this week, announcing it raised $25 million in Series A funding from Andreessen Horowitz and that Marc Andreessen will join the board of directors.
It may come as little surprise to many of you that Hadoop is in trouble.
"The meaningful improvements we are seeing in 2015 are promising signs that the voice of the airline customer is stronger than ever," said Switchfly CEO Daniel Farrar in the report.
ADP launched on Tuesday its ADP DataCloud big data platform to provide workforce management insights to its customers.
The Numerical Algorithms Group (NAG), provider of numerical and HPC services and solutions, unveiled its newest library which includes over 80 new mathematical and statistical algorithms. This brings the total number of available functions to over 1,800.
Teradata announced the addition of a REST interface to connect mobile devices to a Teradata Database. REST uses a direct webpage connection to make the data available to and usable on any device actually, from desktop to handhelds.
According to a new report from Tractica, a market intelligence firm, the market for computer vision technologies will grow from $5.7 billion in 2014 to $33.3 billion by 2019. The analysts forecast that the consumer segment will experience the highest growth rate, followed by the robotics and machine vision segment.