The ability to clearly communicate goals, expectations, and ideas can make or break any business. Most companies have an internal messaging system of some sort that allows employees to communicate with one another and discuss day to day tasks in order to be as efficient as possible. Assuming that an employee chooses correctly who to message this system would be very effective. Tibbr, a developer of social networking platforms that are designed specifically for the workplace, has created a better way to communicate, share content, and manage projects. The Tibbr API allows developers to access and integrate the data and functionality of tibbr with other applications.
Splice Machine prides itself on being the only transactional SQL-on-Hadoop database aimed at giving developers an easy-to-learn tool for managing big data in the enterprise. ProgrammableWeb spoke with Splice Machine's CEO Monte Zweben at the recent API World and Data Week conference in San Francisco - where they won a Top Innovator award - to discuss how API developers can access the best-of-both-worlds SQL and NoSQL database engine to return contextual and personalization data in realtime.
One the one hand Big Data is supposed to be one of the best things to happen to IT since the invention of the database. After all, managing massive amounts of data should make IT more relevant than ever. But as Big Data continues to evolve it’s starting to look like managing all that data is beyond the scope of many IT organizations. As a result line of businesses are turning to raft of emerging Big Data services in the cloud that allow them to analyze massive amounts of data by invoking a relatively simple API.