Category Archives: AgilData News

What’s great about Apache Kudu

Apache Kudu is a new Open Source data engine developed by Cloudera, and while the project is relatively new, it shows great promise. This blog post is a short overview of what I like about Apache Kudu, and in the future I’ll write in more detail about specific capabilities. Throughout my career I have specialized…

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AgilData Zero: Zero-Knowledge Encryption for MySQL

AgilData Zero: Zero-Knowledge Encryption for MySQL Today we are announcing a new open source project for protecting MySQL databases from security breaches. The scale and frequency of data security breaches crowd the news these days and are impacting the largest brands – both from brand reputation damage and often a direct financial impact due to…

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Become a Data Driven Business With Chartio and Amazon Redshift – Part 1

Become a Data Driven Business With Chartio and Amazon Redshift: Part I Becoming a Data Driven Business starts with a solid BI strategy.  Initial findings from new MIT research show that companies with data-driven decision making environments had 4% higher productivity and 6% higher profits than other businesses did. This according to Andrew McAfee, a…

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Rustconf 2016 – What Was Cool And What Surprised Me

Rustconf 2016 – What Was Cool And What Surprised Me At AgilData, we’re building an upcoming product in Rust so we are pretty heavily invested, which is why I was more than excited to attend the first ever annual Rust conference this past weekend (9/9-9/10). If you don’t know about Rust already, it is a…

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AgilData Hosts Big Data Meetup: Return Path and Qubole Big Data Use Cases

AgilData Hosts Big Data Meetup: Return Path and Qubole Big Data Use Cases AgilData is sponsoring the Denver/Boulder Big Data Meetup on October 20, 2016 with  Evan Harris from Return Path and Ashish Dubey from Qubole. This meetup will be held at: Galvanize Boulder 1023 Walnut Street Boulder, CO (map) Evan Harris from Return Path…

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10 Reasons Why You Can’t Miss Rocky Mountain DataCon

10 Reasons Why You Can’t Miss Rocky Mountain DataCon In case you haven’t heard, Rocky Mountain Datacon is coming to Denver November 10-11, 2016. We have an incredible lineup of speakers already confirmed this year. As if that isn’t enough, take a look at some of the reasons you won’t want to miss RMDC 2016….

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AgilData Hosts Big Data Meetup: MapR Streams and Kafka with Will Ochandarena

AgilData Hosts Big Data Meetup: MapR Streams and Kafka with Will Ochandarena AgilData is sponsoring the Denver/Boulder Big Data Meetup on September 8, 2016 with Will Ochandarena from MapR. This meetup will be held at: Develop Intelligence 3200 Carbon Place, Unit 101 Boulder, CO Will Ochandarena from MapR will be visiting town to present on their…

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From MySQL to MariaDB: Monty’s Wild Ride

Ten Reasons to See Monty’s Keynote at Rocky Mountain Datacon At Rocky Mountain Datacon, we have an incredible roster of speakers. One of them you don’t want to miss is Monty from MariaDB. If you’re unfamiliar with Monty, he’s a name you should know and here’s why: Reason 1: Monty founded and led one of…

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Rocky Mountain DataCon 2016 Launches

  What is Rocky Mountain DataCon? AgilData is excited to announce Rocky Mountain DataCon 2016 (RMDC), Colorado’s first annual conference focused on data engineering, data devops, and data science. Sponsored by AgilData, Adurant, and the Boulder/Denver Big Data Users Group, the conference will bring speakers from across the industry, with a focus on use cases…

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