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April 20, 2017
Corporate users are becoming more open to deploying big data systems with Apache Spark in the cloud, Databricks CEO Ali Ghodsi says in a Q&A on the open source processing platform.
April 17, 2017
Several companies are augmenting their Oracle database workloads with NoSQL Cassandra. Why?
March 31, 2017
Fitness company Beachbody set up a data lake system in the AWS cloud to support big data analytics applications after deciding an on-premises deployment would be too complicated.
December 02, 2016
Amazon's Athena data engine brings interactive SQL queries to S3 data sets and lets users pay as they go. It's based on an open source framework called Presto that Teradata and others also employ.
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