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Attunity is proud to be named a Challenger in the new 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools 1 . Gartner, the world's foremost authority on IT research and advisory services, has recognized Attunity based on its completeness of vision and ability to execute.
1 Source : 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools, Mark A. Beyer, Eric Thoo, Ehtisham Zaidi and Rick Greenwald, 08 August 2016.
Datanami recently published an article about the Pokémon GO phenomenon. In it, they explored the technology that lives under the covers to power the game. The game developers are not too willing presently to share their secret sauce. And do you blame them? There is a lot of Big Data going on that is swiftly changing, not only how we play games with one another, but how we may very well interact with the world in other areas of our lives. Learn more.
The third annual Burtch Works Study: Salaries of Data Scientists is out, documenting the continuation of a very favorable market for those with the sexiest job of the 21st century. However, the salaries of data scientists appear to be leveling off: Every job category except one (entry-level individual contributors) experienced a marginal single-digit shift in median base salary over the past year. Learn more.
Hadoop is on everyone’s mind in Big Data. This free, open source software allows companies of all sizes to perform analyses that they could not afford to previously. Hadoop Data Lakes are low-cost, reliable, scalable and agile – all key ingredients when determining how you’d like to store and access your data.
Apache™ Kafka is a fast, scalable, durable, and fault-tolerant publish-subscribe messaging system. It offers higher throughput, reliability and replication. To manage growing data volumes, many companies are leveraging Kafka for streaming data ingest and processing. Learn more.
Attunity CloudBeam automates data loading from heterogeneous sources into the Azure SQL Data Warehouse quickly and easily. It’s available in the Azure Marketplace, and offers Azure customers several SaaS licensing options. Check out our latest announcement!
At the end of June, Attunity was at the Hadoop Summit in San Jose, CA along with our partners, Hortonworks, MapR, Cloudera, Microsoft, Google, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Teradata, and others. In all, the three-day event brought together over 75 vendors and over 5,000 attendees.
Analytics are the name of the game. They’re integral to company strategies today, which are becoming more numbers driven by the minute. Everyone wants to understand how get value from all of the data they are collecting. The only way to figure this out is by drilling down into the numbers.
We data folks live in exciting times. As we saw at the Strata + Hadoop show in San Jose, open source developers continue to deliver new ways to analyze high volumes of fast-moving data. One of the hottest, Apache Kafka, can feed data from thousands of applications to emerging platforms like HBase and Cassandra.
IDC predicts that by 2020 the amount of data the data we create and copy annually – will reach 44 zettabytes, or 44 trillion gigabytes. Like the physical universe, data is diverse – created by everyone typing an e-mail, using a digital camera, sharing tweets and posts on social media sites, and by the millions of “things” sending and receiving data over the Internet.