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In one of the later interviews on SiliconANGLE’s theCUBE on day 2 of #BigDataSV, Jeff Kelly and Dave Vellante welcomed Lawrence Schwartz. Schwartz is the VP of Marketing for Boston-based Attunity. In his interview, Schwartz detailed Attunity’s position in the market and shared information on their recent acquisition and where they see themselves going as Big Data continues to evolve. An independent IP organization, Attunity has built their expertise in the data field over the past 25 years, developing software solutions aimed at data replication, data connectivity, managed-file-transfer and cloud data delivery, among others. Their software solutions provide real time access... more »
Joining Dave Vellante and John Furrier on theCube at #BigDataSV this afternoon was Rishi Yadav, CEO of InfoObjects. InfoObjects serves their clients as an independent consultancy with no intellectual property. “We are in the business of building clients IP,” stated Yadav. “We use Hadoop to build customer applications for them.” InfoObjects works with specifically with the OpenSource Hadoop platform because they believe it is the most complete platform to address any and all business applications. Yadev commented on how the industry buzz has centered on analytics. “The next phase will be visualization.” He believes there will be impressive innovation around OpenSource... more »
Webcasting from #BigDataSV in Santa Clara, California, theCUBE veterans John Furrier and Dave Vellante welcomed Konstantin Boudnik for a quick interview regarding the big data trends and the involvement of big companies in the open source process. The former Yahoo and Cloudera architect and current Director of Advanced Technologies at WANdisco was asked for his view on Silicon Valley, Big Data and Strata. "I think Big Data is being caught on more big enterprises' radars. As always when it comes to new technologies, there's a lot of noise, but also a lot of real deal. Some of the real-deal companies are the ones standing behind the open source movement, essentially... more »
Dani Ryan, CrowdChat CTO and Co-Founder joins John Furrier and Dave Vellante in theCUBE for their ongoing coverage of the 2014 Strata Conference in Santa Clara, California. CrowdChat is a new platform to host #hashtag chats across multiple social networks. CrowdChat not only provides users a new way to communicate with each other, but web analytics and custom social-analytics for Twitter including reach and impact. In theCUBE, Ryan, Furrier and Vellante discuss the competitive advantage, innovation and future for CrowdChat. To illustrate CrowdChat's functionality, Ryan explains an upcoming discussion on the platform. Brian Gallagher, president of EMC's largest division will be available... more »
Splice Machine, an up-and-coming analytics provider working to move Hadoop beyond batch processing, announced this week that it has raised $15 million in Series B financing from InterWest Partners. Existing investor Mohr Davidow Ventures (MDV) also participated in the round, which brings the firm’s total funding to an impressive $19 million. The startup will use the new capital to accelerate product development and bolster sales and marketing efforts ahead of the forthcoming beta release of its flagship offering, a real-time transactional database designed specifically to run on top of Hadoop. Hailed as an industry first, the platform enables business analysts to... more »
Day two of Strata Conf. 2014 kicked off with co-hosts John Furrier and Jeff Kelly who were joined in theCUBE by Bob Wilkinson, COO of InfiniDB, a man more than happy to talk about the recent changes his company went through and also debate and discuss some of the trends in the Big Data world. The company updates include a funding and a name change. "In the last quarter of last year we announced a broader open source strategy and Hadoop big data integration," said Wilkinson. "The name change and the funding is really taking that to the next level. We've consolidated our brand assets around the... more »
Cloudera has been at the forefront of the open source development of Hadoop. In an interview conducted by John Furrier and Dave Vellante, Cloudera’s VP of Marketing, Alan Saldich, lauded his company’s technical foundation while discussing their current shift toward making the Hadoop platform more palatable for the Enterprise. To that aim, specifically, Cloudera recently launched what they are calling the ‘Enterprise Data Hub.’ Saldich, with Cloudera for two years, commented that even just last year the company focus was on Hadoop distribution. The problem with maintaining a purely technical product-to-market approach is that most Enterprise clients don’t care about the... more »
It seems in the past couple of years it has been chic to pronounce the demise of the mainframe as greatly exaggerated. And while previous reports cite a percentage representative of a commanding majority of IT executives favoring mainframes for their long-term objectives, the truth is that the developer corps familiar and comfortable with working on mainframe computing is slowly and steadily fading away. Up and coming developers are focusing their efforts on new technologies. But where can the Enterprise turn for their future data center needs? Certainly the conversations in boardrooms across the business landscape have turned to the subject... more »
This week’s SmartCar roundup features a concept car that comes with a drone, the UK adopting wirelessly charging buses, and a connected car system that gets a new feature upgrade. Renault Kwid At the New Delhi Auto Show, Renault unveiled a concept car that is one of a kind as it comes with a Flying Companion. The Renault Kwid Concept is a mean machine with its chunky wings and large tires that protrude past the fenders. But the inside looks posh and luxurious with its bird’s nest-inspired design. The Kwid also comes with connectivity functions to meet consumer needs, but what stands out is... more »
Day two of Open Compute Summit V debuted with Ian Drew, Chief Marketing Officer with ARM, who promised he wouldn't talk at all about marketing in his presentation. Besides marketing, Drew is also responsible for servers being developed and the community engagement that goes around that, so he took the time to bring the audience up to speed with what ARM is doing at the moment. "The next five years are going to be a revolution in the data center," anticipates Drew. "This is going to be done not by monolithic structures, but by collaboration, by working together on innovation and on other... more »