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Data Management and Migration

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Latest Headlines

New DC/OS open source project launches

Over 60 leading companies – including Accenture, Cisco, Equinix, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, and Microsoft – partnered with Mesosphere on the beta release of its new datacenter operating system referred to only as DC/OS. The open source platform is for container-based datacenters and offers "single-click, app-store-like installation of 20+ complex distributed systems (called DC/OS "services"), including HDFS, Apache Spark, Apache Kafka and Apache Cassandra."

OpenText upgrades EIM in Release 16

OpenText announced the general availability of its enterprise information management product, Release 16. The new release contains the company's innovations in enterprise content management, business process management, customer experience management, and analytics cloud-based products. All of which are deployable on both the OpenText Cloud and third-party cloud platforms.

Open Data Center Alliance adds new usage models, planning tools to its Cloud Maturity Model

While IT pros have long been wary of using the cloud for sensitive data, the current realities of mobile and remote workers, and budget pressures continue to force their hand. But moving everything to the cloud can be tricky business – technically speaking. To help with successful migration, the Open Data Center Alliance  expanded its models, tools, and resources for enterprise roadmap development.

Hortonworks expands alliances, releases new updates

Hortonworks announced several significant updates, a joint solution with Syncsort, and an expanded deal with Pivotal.  The newly released Extended Services Release includes Apache Ranger security, Apache Atlas for data governance, Cloudbreak for expanded cloud support and resources, and updates on Apache Ambari for provisioning, managing, and monitoring Apache Hadoop clusters.

How big data is the key to helping diabetes patients medically, financially

The key to lowering the costs of diabetes care and providing better patient services is big data, and harnessing that information to glean vital insights, according to Dr. Lonny Reisman, CEO of HealthReveal.

Spotlight: MapR converges SQL and JSON with Apache Drill v1.6

MapR Technologies has announced the availability of Apache Drill 1.6 as the unified SQL layer for the MapR Converged Data Platform through tighter integration with MapR-DB.

Spotlight: Domino's orders deliver loads of data back to the company

Domino's is using big data to glean insights on customers, Forbes contributor Bernard Marr said in an article. According to Domino's data management lead Dan Djuic, "Domino's AnyWare literally translates to data everywhere."

Relational databases still rule with big data, even with inroads NoSQL is making – for now

NoSQL may be making a dent in the $46 billion database market – but relational databases continue to  dominate  big data.

The key ingredients for building happy data science teams

At last week's Strata + Hadoop World 2016 in San Jose, California, a team of data scientist managers shared observations about hiring the right types of people and ensuring they are both productive for the business and challenged and satisfied in their jobs.

Microsoft unveils new big data, analytics offerings at Strata + Hadoop World

Microsoft announced new Azure-based cloud offerings at its big data and data science conference, Strata + Hadoop World, that are expected to make it easier to process big data.