The Data Day, Two days: December 14/17 2012

MariaDB Foundation, VMware-Cetas, MemCachier. And more

And that’s the Data Day, today.

The Data Day, Today: Apr 25 2012

Splunk soars on IPO. VMware acquires Cetas. Vertica retain autonomy. And more.

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# Splunk IPO: $3bn and counting M&A Insight

# VMware snaps up Cetas Software for ‘big data’ analytics Deal Analysis

# HP’s Vertica retains its autonomy, continues integration with Autonomy Impact Report

# SAP makes long-awaited predictive analytics move of its own Impact Report

# Sanbolic pitches data management platform for server, desktop and database consolidation Impact Report

* Splunk IPO kills, lives up to expectations

* VMware acquires Cetas Software for Cloud and Big Data Analytics

* Opera Solutions Acquires Procurement Analytics Tools and Services from BIQ and Lexington Analytics

* Terascala Announces $14M Series B Funding Round Led by Strategic Partner Consortium

* Ravel Acquired by W2O Group To Expand Big Data Client Services And Enrich In-House Analytics and Insights Technology

* Teradata Active Data Warehouses Provide Private Cloud Benefits

* Pentaho Introduces New Interactive Visualization and Expanded Big Data Analytics

* Teradata Unveils New Purpose-Built Appliance for SAS High-Performance Analytics

* SAP Establishes Global Managing Board to Lead Company

* Oracle to Hadoop Under OneAppliance: GridIron Introduces First All-Flash Appliance Line With Unprecedented Performance to Tackle Unified Big Data Processing

* Lucid Imagination Technology Integration with SugarCRM Lets Customers Enjoy Improved Global Search Capabilities with Apache Lucene/Solr

* The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache Cassandra v1.1

* Miso project: how it will help you make your own Guardian-style infographics and data visualisations

And that’s the Data Day, today.