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HP Enterprise Will Cut 25,000 to 30,000 Jobs

Sep 16, 2015 |

Even before it gets off the ground, HP Enterprise – one of the two companies HP will split into by year’s end – is getting its wings clipped. HP announced plans yesterday to cut 25,000 to 30,000 jobs from HP Enterpise. It’s not yet clear what this will mean for HP aspirations and operation in HPC and the larger enterprise space. HPCwire reported on plans to build a Big Data and HPC focused business unit (HP Launches HPC & Big Read more…

HP Spins Out Trafodion to Power Transactional Hadoop

Sep 10, 2015 |

The feasibility of running transactional workloads side by side with analytical workloads on Hadoop got a little clearer this summer when Hewlett-Packard spun out Trafodion, a “webscale SQL-on-Hadoop” solution. The new company behind Trafodion, called Esgyn, has a simple yet bold goal: unite analytic and transactional workloads onto a single SQL-loving Hadoop platform. Transactional and analytical workloads have different characteristics, by definition. Transactional systems are usually heavy on the writes and require strong consistency and availability, while analytic systems are Read more…

How Spark Democratizes Analytic Value from Hadoop Lakes

Aug 24, 2015 |

So you’ve installed Hadoop and built a data lake to house all the bits and bytes that your organization previously discarded. So now what? If you follow the advice from industry experts, the next step on your analytics journey is to add Apache Spark to the mix. It’s common for people to confuse Hadoop with analytics, says Rob Thomas, vice president of product development at IBM Analytics. “Hadoop itself doesn’t do analytics,” Thomas tells Datanami. “Hadoop is the data storage Read more…

Big Data Workloads in the Cloud: One Size Does Not Fit All

Aug 21, 2015 |

There is a bewildering array of big data platforms in the cloud today including multiple flavors of Hadoop and varied technologies from major vendors. The difficulty of selecting the “right cloud platform” is exacerbated by the fact that there are no established guidelines about how to configure the right cloud infrastructure to support a specific use case around a set of technologies and related workloads. There is also a gap in the service levels needed by enterprise clients compared to Read more…

The Importance of Securing Big Data–The Numbers Don’t Lie

Aug 6, 2015 |

If you are using any sort of Big Data in your enterprise environment, you are no doubt concerned about securing that data. As more and more organizations are seeing the potential and utilizing the power of Big Data, they are using Hadoop to easily process these large data sets. As these Hadoop projects are being deployed, businesses are realizing that they must protect sensitive customer data, as well as partner and internal information, while adhering to expanding compliance requirements. One Read more…

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HP Unveils Line of Big Data Tools, Services

Jun 9, 2014 |

Hewlett-Packard has rolled out a batch of big data analytics and services aimed at business intelligence applications and designed to lower IT costs. “Organizations are looking for solutions that let them aggregate data from multiple sources—such as social media and machine-generated data— to draw meaningful insights to increase the speed of service delivery and improve end-user satisfaction while reducing potential business disruptions and service outages,” Roy Ritthaler, an HP vice president for IT operations management, noted in a statement announcing Read more…

Hadoop and NoSQL Now Data Warehouse-Worthy: Gartner

Mar 13, 2014 |

Not long ago, the rules for what constituted a data warehouse were fairly well defined. The schema was fixed, you could say, and was based primarily on relational database technology designed to process structured data. My, how times have changed. Last week, Gartner for the first time accepted non-relational technologies–including those based on Hadoop and NoSQL–in its annual Magic Quadrant for Data Warehouses report.

HP Debuts App Store for Vertica

Feb 10, 2014 |

There are no free lunches in big data analytics. But Hewlett-Packard is making sure there’s plenty of free software to go around with Vertica Marketplace, a new website unveiled today that allows users to browse and download software from HP and its partners. The company also debuted three free add-ons for its column-oriented data store that deliver capabilities in the areas of geospatial tracking, running big R workloads, and sentiment analysis.

IBM Sends Big Data to the Front Lines

Apr 25, 2013 |

IBM is throwing a “Big Data Event” on April 30, and the effort to promote it is already in full force. The company has taken a special interest in big data over the last couple of years, summarizing their efforts in a video on next week’s event.

HP Vertica Showcased at Bloomberg Conference

Apr 12, 2013 |

HP has been making a lot of noise in the big data space, especially with their Vertica platform and this week’s launch of HP Moonshot. As such, Colin Mahoney, General Manager of HP Vertica, participated in the Bloomberg Big Data Conference in Washington D.C., where he discussed how Vertica has revamped HP.

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HP Unveils ConvergedSystem for SAP HANA

Mar 19, 2014 |

HP today unveiled HP ConvergedSystem for SAP HANA, a portfolio of integrated systems that are purpose-built to deliver clients a fast path to value when using the SAP HANA platform.

HP Healthcare Analytics Introduced

Feb 25, 2014 |

HP Autonomy today announced a new self-service analytics platform that gives healthcare providers a comprehensive and contextualized understanding of all forms of clinical data, including unstructured human information.

HP Vertica Analytics Platform on MapR Announced

Feb 11, 2014 |

MapR Technologies, Inc., the leader in Apache Hadoop technology for Big Data deployments, today announced the early access release of the new HP Vertica Analytics Platform on MapR at the O’Reilly Strata Conference: Making Data Work. This high-performance, interactive SQL-on-Hadoop solution tightly integrates HP Vertica’s high-performance analytic platform directly on MapR’s enterprise-grade distribution for Hadoop.

HP Launches Veritca Marketplace

Feb 10, 2014 |

HP today launched the HP Vertica Marketplace, an online destination for developers, HP Vertica users and technology partners to create and sell innovative big data analytics solutions built for the HP Vertica Analytics Platform.

Avnet Introduces Healthcare Analytics Platform

Dec 12, 2013 |

Avnet Technology Solutions, the global IT solutions distribution leader and an operating group of Avnet, Inc., today unveiled its Healthcare Analytics Platform which will initially run HP’s HAVEn big data architecture.