Segment has launched a new service that was designed to make it easy for all sizes of businesses, particularly small businesses, to use Amazon Redshift and take advantage of its data warehousing capabilities. The new integration enables customers to load data directly onto Redshift.
Microsoft will be bringing real-time analytics to Azure HDInsight. The company announced at Strata + Hadoop World a preview of Apache Storm on Azure HDInsight, providing Hadoop users with the ability to gain insights into events as they happen.
Datameer will soon be updating its Big Data analytics application that was built for the Hadoop ecosystem. The latest version, Datameer 5.0, will have new capabilities through the Smart Execution engine, which the company noted can intelligently and dynamically select the best-of-breed compute framework at each step in the Big Data analytics process.
Apache Hadoop-focused MapR Technologiesis among the first vendors to achieve the recently announced Big Data Competency from Amazon Web Services.
When it comes to cloud computing, data is the once and future king. While most of the cloud computing focus for the last four years has been in infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and platform as a service (PaaS), traditional enterprise IT vendors have figured out the best chance they have to thwart the ambitions of rivals is to leverage all the data they have access to inside their applications.
New products and services introduced at IBM Pulse in Las Vegas will give IBM's customers and partners even more to work with when it comes to deploying hybrid and private cloud environments, but Big Blue is also adding to its offering for Big Data in the cloud.