Tag: Greenplum

Mature MADlib Moves Up Apache Development Chain

Oct 10, 2017 |

As the in-database analytics library MADlib makes inroads in emerging cloud-based AI applications, the open source initiative is moving up the development chain as a priority project within the Apache Software Foundation. Read more…

Pivotal Throws in with Hortonworks and Open Source

Feb 17, 2015 |

Pivotal today pulled the plug on its proprietary big data strategy and uncorked a major repositioning that involves making core products like HAWQ, Greenplum, and GemFire open source and aligning its Hadoop fortunes with one-time rival Hortonworks. Read more…

How a Top Ad Firm Stopped Fearing Big Data and Learned to Love Analytics

Aug 18, 2014 |

Competition in the $500-billion global advertising industry is brutal, and ad firms that fail to deliver are quickly shown the door by their clients. But in this age of big data analytics, delivering results is not enough, as clients increasingly demand to know exactly how their media buys boosted demand. Read more…

A Bet Against Hadoop That Hopes to Deliver Big Gains

Mar 27, 2013 |Two years ago, Greenplum veteran Ben Werther made a bet against Hadoop that led him on a journey to improve how enterprises could utilize and provide access to the data housed in the platform. This week, the company he founded, Platfora, launches the in-memory analytics platform that is the culmination of that bet. Read more…

Visualizing Big Data’s Key Partner

Oct 26, 2012 |Visualization is vital to managing big data. The proper charts, graphs, and other representations of large datasets can let business users see trends they would not know existed otherwise. And after having a busy week at Hadoop World, Tableau appears to be on the forefront of the big data visualization market. Read more…

Greenplum, Kaggle Team to Prospect Data Scientists

Oct 24, 2012 |According to the McKinsey Global Institute, businesses in the United States alone will be short 140,000 to 190,000 data scientists by the year 2018. Greenplum intends to help solve this problem with a complete open sourcing of their Chorus platform and the resulting partnership with Kaggle, a website which fosters growth in the data science community by hosting data mining competitions among its 57,000 participants. Read more…

SAS Sticks Stats to Metal with HDFS

Oct 16, 2012 |Last week we sat down the with CTO of SAS, Keith Collins and the lead architect behind the company's High Performance Analytics Servers to discuss the integration of parallelization capabilities via HDFS before unraveling some larger trends in analytics, which are being shaped by innovations in multi-core, big memory hardware approaches like... Read more…

Open Source Testbed Targets Big Data Development

May 29, 2012 |Greenplum and EMC announced a 1000-node test cluster that will be used by select institutions to validate code running on the Hadoop framework. The companies say the the new service will further big data development by providing an environment to.... Read more…

Putting Data to Work for Public Good

Feb 29, 2012 |EMC Greenplum and San Francisco organizations are hosting a four-part seminar series called “Big Data for the Public Good”. The series is a discussion of how data scientists and change agents are using the growth of big data to address... Read more…