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Oct 8 2018   11:45AM GMT

TechTarget’s weekly roundup (10/1 – 10/8)

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Big Data
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How do you think the merger of Cloudera and Hortonworks will affect your use of Hadoop? Find out why the new company may be more competitive with AWS and Google in this week’s roundup.

1. Cloudera-Hortonworks merger narrows Hadoop users’ options – Jack Vaughan (SearchDataManagement)

Hadoop users will have fewer choices as big data rivals Cloudera and Hortonworks unite. But the new company may be more competitive with AWS and Google.

2. Facebook GDPR fate uncertain following data breach – Michael Heller (SearchSecurity)

Facebook’s GDPR consequences are still up in the air following a data breach, as Irish regulators are waiting on more information before determining if the social network will face a fine.

3. Finding internal data science talent: The right stuff – Andy Metzger (SearchCIO)

Fierce competition for data science talent means that CIOs need to look internally for the requisite skills. On the list: curiosity, domain expertise, emotional intelligence.

4. IBM pushes automation, NLP in Cognos Analytics 11.1 update – Mark Labbe (SearchBusinessAnalytics)

Cognos Analytics’ new features include an AI assistant that responds in natural language, predictive analytics capabilities and tools for better data storytelling.

5. Kaseya cloud backup expands with Spanning acquisition – Johnny Wu (SearchDataBackup)

Kaseya’s cloud backup capabilities now extend to Office 365, Salesforce and G Suite, thanks to the acquisition of cloud-to-cloud backup specialist Spanning Cloud Apps.

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