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Big Data Weekly Snapshot: 12 June 2015

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Big Data Weekly Snapshot: 12 June 2015

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Here's your top ten news stories about big data for the week of 12 June 2015.

  1. Amazon and Google want to store your DNA in the cloud.
  2. German Chancellor Angela Merckel urged German businessmen to embrace big data.
  3. Airbnb recently released its powerful data analysis tool Aerosolve to its open source site.
  4. Datameer has brought long-awaited (and long-needed) governance tools to Hadoop.
  5. You might feel exposed, but a recent study covered by Business Insider says that only 0.5% of your data is actually analyzed.
  6. Pachyderm raised $2 million in funding in its seed round.
  7. IBM is pushing towards big data with a new facility in San Francisco.
  8. Get an overview of this week's Hadoop Summit.
  9. Microsoft is adding new Hadoop options, including MapR and Hortonworks, to complement its own services.
  10. Cascading 3.0 was released with support for Apache Tez.

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