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How Advances in SQL on Hadoop Are Democratizing Big Data–Part 1

Feb 10, 2015 |

September 2014 marked the anniversary of Edgar F. Codd’s 1969 introduction of “A Relational Model of Data for Large Shared Data Banks”, which is a compellation of research and theories that ultimately provided the foundation for  modern relational SQL databases. Read more…

Cloudera Shuffles Its Product Deck in Pursuit of ‘Data Hub’ Strategy

Feb 3, 2014 |Cloudera today unveiled a new three-tiered product packaging strategy for its Hadoop software, including a new high-end "Data Hub" Edition designed to help it compete against the likes of IBM and Pivotal. The company also announced the availability of the Spark stream processing and machine learning engine. Read more…

White-Glove Hadoop Cloud Service Launched by Altiscale

Jan 28, 2014 |Hadoop users that need more handholding than Amazon can provide may want to check out the new Hadoop as a Service (HaaS) offering launched today by Altiscale. Founded by veteran technologists from Yahoo and AltaVista, the company intends to provide a high-touch experience for running and--more importantly--optimizing production Hadoop workloads in a private cloud. Read more…

Zooming Through Historical Data with Streaming Micro Queries

Jan 17, 2014 |Stream processing engines, such as Storm and S4, are commonly used to analyze real-time data as it flows into an organization. But did you know you can use this technology to analyze historical data too? A company called ZoomData recently showed how. Read more…

Finding Big Data Treasure in the Cloud

Dec 11, 2013 |Heading into 2014, one of the big data trends that will intensify is the transition toward end-to-end data analytic services hosted in the cloud. One of the promising big data cloud services is Treasure Data, a Silicon Valley company that offers an interesting mix of MapReduce, columnar databases, and intelligent agent technology that's aimed at helping clients get a quick return on their big data investments. Read more…

Cloudera Releases Impala Into the Wild

May 1, 2013 |The week, Cloudera announced that Impala, their SQL on Hadoop initiative, is moving out of public beta and into general availability. Datanami spoke with Cloudera to get an overview of the state of Impala, how they see it stacking up in the competitive landscape, and where the space will move in the near future. Read more…

Self-Service Data Mining, Hold the Bottlenecks

Feb 18, 2013 |Business line analysts are too often stuck in gyrations between the database admins and the database itself, says Platfora CEO, Ben Werther.  The legacy database model will have to be replaced with more efficient processes, argues Werther, who believe his company's scale-out, in-memory solution might be what the data doctor ordered. 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…

Cloudera Runs Real-Time with Impala

Oct 25, 2012 |This week at Strata Hadoop World we sat down Cloudera CEO, Mike Olson, to talk about the company's recent open sourced effort to add a real-time aspect to Hadoop, thus taking it beyond its batch-only roots. We also hit on emerging issues in the ecosystem, including how their competitive advantages stack up against others in the... Read more…

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