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Newly ‘Headquarterless’ Snowflake Makes a Flurry of Announcements

Snowflake is best known as a cloud data warehouse, but it's delivering capabilities that go beyond delivering fast answers to SQL queries. These wider “data cloud” ambitions are on display this week, as the newly “ Read more…

AWS Bolsters Redshift, Elasticsearch Services

Amazon Web Services gave customers 28 more reasons to store and process data on its public cloud platform yesterday during its annual re:Invent conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, bringing the total number of services to 18 Read more…

Hitting the Reset Button on Hadoop

Hadoop has seen better days. The recent struggles of Cloudera and MapR – the two remaining independent distributors of Hadoop software -- are proof of that. After years of failing to meet expectations, some customers a Read more…

In 2019, Disorderly Is the New Orderly

With spring right around the corner, what is more satisfying than a good ‘spring cleaning’? The launch of Marie Kondo’s series, Tidying Up with Marie Kondo, on Netflix this past January has fueled a mass-movem Read more…

Data Warehouse Modernization and the Journey to the Cloud

To say that organizations today are facing a complex data landscape is really an understatement. Data exists in on-premises systems and in the cloud; data is used across applications and accessed across departments. I Read more…

Mike Olson on Zoo Animals, Object Stores, and the Future of Cloudera

During last week's Strata Data Conference, Datanami sat down to talk with Cloudera Chief Strategy Officer Mike Olson to talk about the state of big data, and where Cloudera offerings are headed next. Here's a rehash of t Read more…

Cloudera Pivots from Zoo Animals to Data Warehousing

As an amalgamation of various open source projects, Hadoop has always been a little wild, which kept followers on the cutting edge, for better and for worse. With today's launch of Cloudera Data Warehouse, Cloudera is ta Read more…

8 Concrete Data Mining Techniques That Will Deliver the Best Results

With the massive expansion of information technology, the demand for data mining also grew hugely. But data mining -- or the process of wading through huge amounts of data and finding what you consider useful -- is not a Read more…

Anatomy of a Hadoop Project Failure

Several years ago, the educational technology company Blackboard selected Apache Hadoop to run a new data analytics application designed to turn data exhaust into actionable insight. Months later, the failed project was Read more…

How Intuit Personalizes TurboTax Experiences with Big Data

If you're like millions of Americans who use TurboTax, you know how the program makes preparing your individual tax return easy—at least compared to actually reading and understanding the 70,000-page tax code. What you Read more…

In-Memory Analytics to Boost Flight Ops for Major US Airline

A major US airline is about to go live on a new in-memory analytics system that will help it better anticipate and respond to disruptions in flight operations, potentially saving it tens of millions of dollars per year a Read more…

Data Warehouse Market Ripe for Disruption, Gartner Says

While mega-vendors with names like IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) continue to lead the data warehousing space, shifts in the market are creating opportunities for smaller vendors to innovate in areas like cloud Read more…

Getting MDM Off the Ground

Anyone who has been exposed to Master Data Management (MDM) realizes that the practice often comes with a price. While most individuals applaud the concept of implementing MDM, too often what initially appeared to be an Read more…

Where Does InfiniDB Go From Here?

Last September, the company behind InfiniDB, Calpont, went out of business. Up stepped MariaDB, the company behind the open source relational database, to serve as a steward for the product and provide support to custome Read more…

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