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June 18, 2018
Hortonworks now supports Google Cloud Storage and has also broadened cloud deals with Microsoft and IBM, aiming to increase cloud uses of its big data platform.
May 30, 2018
Oracle's acquisition of DataScience.com is shining a spotlight on workbench-style platforms designed to centralize advanced analytics work by teams of data scientists.
May 03, 2018
Self-service BI vendor Qlik is beginning to add a promised set of advanced functionality to its Qlik Sense software, but the features will be delivered in stages.
April 17, 2018
Data warehouse pioneer Teradata looks to ease IoT data analysis with capabilities that address skills gaps on time series analytics techniques, which are coming more to the fore.
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