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HANA in the Cloud by Christmas, SAP Says

SAP formally revealed the planned general availability of hotly anticipated new cloud data storage products during CTO Juergen Mueller's keynote address at TechEd conference in Barcelona Monday. Two of those new offering Read more…

Intel Builds Analytics, Database Use Cases for Optane

Intel offered a list of use cases for its Optane DC persistent memory technology during a company event this week, including Twitter’s effort to scale its Hadoop clusters using Optane and SAP HANA’s database improvem Read more…

SAP Vora Gets Analytics, Cloud Upgrades

Building on its acquisition of Hadoop specialist Altiscale Inc., SAP is combining the latest release of its Vora in-memory distributed computing platform with its big data cloud as it extends the Apache Spark framework t Read more…

SAP Debuts Free HANA Express Edition

SAP today unveiled a scaled-down version of HANA designed to let developers play around with the in-memory platform on a PC or a laptop. The software, which is free, gives developers access to all of HANA's analytic capa Read more…

Playing Stadium Tycoon with HANA and Hadoop

In the video game Roller Coaster Tycoon, players would build and manage an amusement park while being able to see the thoughts of their patrons in real time as they walk through and experience the park. Through social media, Hadoop, and HANA, the software giant SAP says the same type of interaction can be created in the real world. Read more…

Datawatch’s Big Visualization Strategy for Data

One of the data analytic software vendors to keep an eye on in the coming years is Datawatch, which just spent $31 million to buy Panopticon Software, the Swedish developer of data visualization tools. The company is now integrating Panopticon's software with its own, with the goal of delivering a single platform for visualizing all of a customer's data assets, from a historical and real-time perspective. Read more…

SAP Brings Hadoop Closer to the Vest

ERP software giant SAP last week announced reseller agreements with two Hadoop distributors, Hortonworks and Intel. The move presents interesting possibilities for SAP and its customers, particularly as it relates to the big data future of SAP's in-memory database platform, HANA. Read more…

SAP Signals Spawn of In-Memory Era

When talking about big data, one can analyze a relatively small amount of data really quickly, or build something like a Hadoop cluster and analyze a lot of data over a long period of time.“Today we are living in a world of compromises,” said SAP’s Pushkar Bhat at a SAP... Read more…

In-Memory Tweaks Boost Proteomics Research

From genome sequencing to mass spectrometry to collect information for proteomics work, researchers have honed the craft of data collection for the life sciences—now the real questions of large-scale analysis are foremost on the minds of many in this... Read more…

Pulling Big Insurance Into the In-Memory Fold

SAS, SAP and others are at the forefront of delivering their message about the speed and scalability powers of in-memory platforms for businesses that require near real-time operations on massive, diverse data sets--both running within Hadoop and popular databases. This week SAS reached out to the insurance... Read more…

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