Open source technology has arguably become mainstream, especially in modern databases like NoSQL and Hadoop based systems. They are unlocking huge value.
Databricks announces certification as the next evolutionary step in its growth. And yes - it matters.
Alteryx and Databricks plan to democratize the building of Hadoop analytics using SparkR. This is a good move at a time when even the smallest businesses are generating or consuming vast amounts of data.
When the board of directors at the Dutch online greetings card company balked at investing in yet another Oracle database license, development manager Jan van der Veen went in search of an entirely fresh approach.