Tag: Teradata

The Art of Analytics, Or What the Green-Haired People Can Teach Us

Oct 23, 2015 |

It’s been said that a picture is worth a thousand words. But in this big data age, perhaps we should say that a picture is worth 1,000 terabytes. This week Teradata showcased some of the ways that the creatives among us, or the “green-haired people,” Read more…

Hadoop Grabs the Spotlight at Teradata User Confab

Oct 22, 2015 |

Teradata and its customer are embracing Hadoop, the open source platform that’s helping to redefine the field of big data analytics. But the tension between the analytic old guard and the big data upstart were palpable at Teradata’s big annual user conference held in Anaheim this week. Read more…

AWS Cloud Pact Shows How Far Teradata Has Come

Oct 7, 2015 |

Next year, Teradata will offer its eponymous database as a service on the Amazon Web Services cloud. It will be the first foray onto a public cloud for Teradata, which has come a long way from its proprietary hardware roots. Read more…

Teradata Readies Links to Push Presto to Enterprises

Sep 30, 2015 |

Teradata Corp. said this week it would accelerate the open-source rollout of Presto, the SQL-on-Hadoop framework, by offering connectivity drivers for free.

Teradata (TDC) said Monday (Sept. 28) it would provide at no cost ODBC (Open Database Connectivity) and JDBC (Java Database Connectivity) drivers with the goal of making the Presto SQL query engine ready for primetime in the enterprise. Read more…

Where’s the ROI in Big Data?

Sep 8, 2015 |

What is the return on investment (ROI) for big data analytics initiatives? The question may seem simple, but in fact it’s devilishly difficult to answer. Nevertheless, Teradata recently set out to answer that question, and to quantify the value that organizations are finding with big data. Read more…

Analytics Big Role in New Healthcare Model

Jul 28, 2015 |

Big data analytics is having a transformative impact on almost every industry it touches. But when it comes to the $3-trillion healthcare industry, the impact is personal in more ways than one. Read more…

Teradata Supports CDH and HDP with New Hadoop Appliance

Jul 9, 2015 |

Teradata today announced that customers can get its Hadoop Appliance pre-loaded with a distribution from either Cloudera or Hortonworks. The fifth generation of the analytics giant’s appliance also features more configuration options, including different types of nodes designed to run different workloads. Read more…

Teradata Bets Big on Presto for Hadoop SQL

Jun 8, 2015 |

Teradata today revealed it’s making a major investment in Presto, the SQL-on-Hadoop framework originally developed at Facebook to power interactive queries against its massive data warehouse. Not only is Teradata stepping up to provide technical services and support for the open source SQL engine, but it’s committing engineering resources to improve Presto over time. Read more…

Realizing the Promise of Data Lakes

Apr 6, 2015 |

Like their real life counterparts, data lakes are subject to pollution, flooding and a host of other ills. But they are also becoming indispensable to enterprises that wish to take advantage of the vast quantities of raw data from initiatives like the Internet of Things (IoT) that can be cost effectively managed with low cost computing environments. Read more…

Plugging Leaks in Big Data Lakes

Feb 17, 2015 |

The big data lake phenomenon is in full swing at the moment, with Hadoop playing a central role in the storage and processing of massive amounts of data. But without certain processes in place, a data lake will not stand the test of time. Read more…