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HPE Sells ‘Non-Core’ Software, Including Big Data, to Micro Focus

Sep 9, 2016 |

As at least one competitor gets bigger, Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (HPE) got smaller this week with an $8.8 billion spinoff and merger of its software unit with staid software vendor Micro Focus. Read more…

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. Read more…

Inside Yellow Pages’ SQL-on-Hadoop Journey

Sep 9, 2015 |

Like many national companies, scale is important for Yellow Pages, or YP as the company is now known. So when the Georgia-based local marketing firm set out to find a suitable SQL engine to deliver real-time analytics atop its 1,000-node Hadoop cluster, performance at scale was a prime directive. Read more…

HP Updates Big Data Strategy

Aug 11, 2015 |

Hewlett-Packard fleshed out its big data strategy this week with the roll out of a new version of its analytics platform at a company event along with an “accelerator” program that would give developers access to APIs on its Haven big data platform at a discounted rate. Read more…

Deep Dive Into HP’s New HPC & Big Data Business Unit

Jun 5, 2015 |

When HP finally divides into two pieces – HP Inc. (PCs and printers) and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (servers and services) – how will the HPC portfolio fare? Views vary of course. Read more…

HP Targets Big Data Workloads With New Servers

May 5, 2015 |

Hewlett-Packard said it is targeting “data-intensive workloads” with a series of Compute platform servers and an accompanying big data reference architecture aimed at leveraging the data torrent from connected “things.” Read more…

HP Taps Hortonworks to Supply Hadoop for HAVEn

Jul 24, 2014 |

Hewlett-Packard and Hortonworks today announced a strategic partnership that will see the vendors work together around Hadoop. In exchange for HP’s $50 million investment in Hortonworks, HP gets the right to distribute the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) as the Hadoop component of its HAVEn big data suite. Read more…

HP Throws Trafodion Hat into OLTP Hadoop Ring

Jul 14, 2014 |

Hewlett-Packard last month quietly unveiled Trafodion, an ANSI-compliant relational SQL database that’s now available as an open source product. With two decades of development at HP and the new capability to run on top of HBase, Trafodion could provide a big boost to efforts to run transactional workloads on Hadoop. Read more…

Getting to Optimal: An HP Vertica Query Tale

Sep 4, 2013 |Query optimizers are, by their nature, not perfect. While there is theoretically an "optimal" way to execute any given database query, finding that perfect path through the database's innards takes too much time and resources, so a "good enough" approach is used. A similar story unfolded at HP Vertica in the development of the query optimizer itself, which also affected how the column-oriented database would be positioned to tackle big data problems of the future. Read more…

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