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Is GOLAP the Next Wave for Big Data Warehousing?

Aug 9, 2018 |

The 1990s and 2000s saw the rise of the relational databases for transaction processing (OLTP) as well as analytical processing (OLAP). As the volume and variety of data explodes in the 2010s, database experts are looking to parallel graph analytic database– what some are calling GOLAP data warehouses — Read more…

Actian Reasserts Performance Claims With VectorH

Jun 29, 2016 |

The latest version of SQL-on-Hadoop specialist Actian Corp.’s Vector database tightens integration with Apache Spark to widen access to new data sources while adding enterprise features required to move Hadoop-based analytics to production. Read more…

Cambridge Semantics Buys Graph Database Specialist

Jan 14, 2016 |

Cambridge Semantics, a provider of analytics and data management services, is acquiring the intellectual property portfolio of graph database specialist SPARQL City, whose executive team also will join the buyer. Read more…

Actian Claims ‘Permanent Performance Advantage’ with SQL-on-Hadoop Tool

Mar 2, 2015 |

The SQL-on-Hadoop sweepstakes are by no means over. What’s been dubbed the “gateway drug” for Hadoop is just starting to gain traction. But according to Actian, its SQL-on-Hadoop offering, dubbed Vortex, is out to an early–and permanent–lead in the performance department. Read more…

Software Development Strategies for the Age of Data

May 17, 2013 |Being able to unlock the value in big data with the almost unlimited and economical processing power of modern commodity hardware is enough to make both technologists and business leaders drool – if the software pieces of the puzzle can catch up, says Actian CTO, Michael Hoskins. Hoskins says we've entered a wild west phase in the age of data. Read more…

Actian Acquires ParAccel

Apr 25, 2013 |After broadening its offering last week with the acquisition of Pervasive Software for $161.9 million, data management company, Actian, has acquired high performance analytics company ParAccel. Read more…

Actian Aims at Being Disruptive in Big Data

Apr 15, 2013 |Data management company, Actian Corporation, broadened its offering last week with the company completing its acquisition of Pervasive Software. The merger, they claim, is a step towards making Actian a disruptive force in the big data arena. Read more…

Seven Steps to Revamping Data Approaches

Oct 9, 2012 |Yellowfin CEO Glen Rabie and Actian Vectorwise General Manager Fred Gallagher teamed up recently to educate the lesser data-driven world about how to tap into the possibilities that everyone keeps saying lie within a firm big data and business intelligence.... Read more…

This Week’s Big Data Big Five

Aug 3, 2012 |This week we swoop in over Cray’s headquarters in Seattle, where all is uncharacteristically bright and sunny, look into what DDN is doing to simplify big data storage, gaze briefly at Actian Corporation and its... Read more…
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