At Strata Hadoop, a Focus on Fast Data, IoT

Big data is getting fast. Software vendors usually time their biggest news to coincide with marquee industry events, and this year’s Strata Hadoop conference was no exception. News timed for the conference showed an increasing focus on capabilities for real-time analytics, including IoT use cases. Confluent strengthens streaming platform At Strata Hadoop World, Confluent, providers of the first streaming platform powered by Apache Kafka, announced new features for Confluent Enterprise. The new features include multi-datacenter replication, auto data balancing, and cloud migration capabilities. Confluent said the update, available in a variety of popular open-source formats, will be available at the end of October. SAP: $2 billion in IoT Investments SAP plans to accelerate innovation in its IoT solution portfolio, increase sales and marketing, scale service, support and co-innovation, and grow…


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