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Smart Money: More Funding for Analytics

Funding for analytic ventures remained robust in January, with 17 significant funding transactions and three acquisitions.   Key themes: Outcomes-based medicine and health care Vertical solutions for the energy industry Solutions for risk management Mobile analytics, including location-based targeting and app metrics Social media sentiment analysis Graph engines (and solutions based on graph engines) In-memory SQL engines All funding news

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2014 Predictions: Advanced Analytics

A few predictions for the coming year. (1) Apache Spark matures as the preferred platform for advanced analytics in Hadoop. Spark will achieve top-level project status in Apache by July; that milestone, together with inclusion in Cloudera CDH5, will validate the project’s rapid maturation.  Organizations will increasingly question the value of “point solutions” for Hadoop analytics versus Spark’s integrated platform

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Apache Spark for Big Analytics (Updated for Spark Summit and Release 1.0.1)

Updated and bumped July 10, 2014. For a powerpoint version on Slideshare, go here. Introduction Apache Spark is an open source distributed computing framework for advanced analytics in Hadoop.  Originally developed as a research project at UC Berkeley’s AMPLab, the project achieved incubator status in Apache in June 2013 and top-level status in February 2014.  According to one analyst, Apache Spark is among the five

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