Paxata wants to help data scientists avoid getting bogged down in prep work and move right to analysis.
Shifting from on-premises infrastructure to the cloud is no longer a tough decision: with few exceptions, the cost and scalability benefits are evident. The real debacle is which cloud provider to choose.
“Big data” startup Concurrent has raised $4 million in its first round of funding with a goal to help app developers use Apache Hadoop to build more robust data-intensive applications.
Intel is also investing in big data startups.
Cloudera’s new product, known as “Impala”, addresses many of the concerns that potential customers still have about Hadoop, namely that it does not integrate well with traditional business intelligence applications.
Apache Hadoop-based management service Cloudera has raised a new $40 million funding round, just ahead of its Hadoop World 2011 conference tomorrow.
Datameer, a company that allows users to analyze massive amounts of data without technical know-how, today announced a second round of funding for $9.25 million. The money will be used to hire additional employees for its engineering, sales, and marketing teams.