Initiation of Tableau 10.2 Enhances Advanced Analytics

The need for understanding and leveraging data has never been easier. Tableau has recently declared the initiation of Tableau 10.2. Improvements in this newer version make advanced analytics better, quicker and more scalable. This release brings in new features that ...

MapR 5.0 Hadoop supports real-time applications

With a focus on real-time applications, MapR Technologies took the wraps off the 5.0 version of its Hadoop distribution. "Eighteen percent of our customers have 50 or more applications running on a single cluster," says Jack Norris, chief marketing officer ...

Apache Drill 1.0 is Now Generally Available

Today, we are extremely excited and proud to announce the general availability (GA) of Apache Drill 1.0, as part of the MapR Distribution. Congratulations to the Drill community on this significant milestone and achievement! Incubated in September 2012 as an Apache ...

Apache Parquet paves the way for better Hadoop data storage

Apache Parquet, which provides columnar storage in Hadoop, is now a top-level Apache Software Foundation (ASF)-sponsored project, paving the way for its more advanced use in the Hadoop ecosystem. Already adopted by Netflix and Twitter, Parquet began in 2013 as a ...