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Cloudera Bringing Impala to AWS Cloud

Apache Impala, the SQL-based analytical database that originated at Cloudera, will soon be available as a managed service on the Amazon Web Services cloud, the Hadoop software distributor announced today at AWS Re:Invent Read more…

Application Management Gets Unraveled

It's all about enterprise applications, we are told, with big data apps among the most critical. Hence, a growing focus on managing application performance has fueled new monitoring approaches such as operational data sc Read more…

Hadoop Has Failed Us, Tech Experts Say

The Hadoop dream of unifying data and compute in a distributed manner has all but failed in a smoking heap of cost and complexity, according to technology experts and executives who spoke to Datanami. "I can't find a Read more…

Big Performance Gains Seen Across SQL-on-Hadoop Engines

You can't really go wrong these days when it comes to picking a SQL-on-Hadoop engine. As long as you stick to the mainstream open source products like Hive, Impala, Spark SQL, and Presto, your SQL queries are likely runn Read more…

Arrow Aims to Defrag Big In-Memory Analytics

You probably haven't heard of Apache Arrow yet. But judging by the people behind this in-memory columnar technology and the speed at which it just became a top-level project at the Apache Software Foundation, you're goni Read more…

Picking the Right SQL-on-Hadoop Tool for the Job

SQL is, arguably, the biggest workload many organizations run on their Hadoop clusters. And there's good reason why: The combination of a familiar interface (SQL) along with a modern computing architecture (Hadoop) enabl Read more…

Inside Yellow Pages’ SQL-on-Hadoop Journey

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 a Read more…

Three Ways Zoomdata Makes Big Data Pop

When it comes to big data visualization tools, there's no shortage of players. Tableau, Qlik, Spotfire, and Microstrategy are established incumbents with big followings. But there's a fresh crop of visualization tools ma Read more…

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

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 ear Read more…

How Advances in SQL on Hadoop Are Democratizing Big Data–Part 2

In a previous article, we discussed several key advances in SQL on Hadoop that are making Big Data capabilities increasingly accessible to analytics organizations. While SQL democratizes Big Data by leveraging convention Read more…

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