Tag: MPP

Sisu Nabs $62M to Grow Data Analytics Biz

Sisu Data, a spin-off of a Stanford DAWN project that’s bringing AI to bear on the “combinatorial explosion” of deciding which data variables to track, today announced that’s raised $62 million in a Series C roun Read more…

Snowflake to Make it SNOW on NYSE

Rumors have been swirling for weeks that Snowflake confidentially filed for an IPO with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Yesterday, the Silicon Valley-based cloud data warehousing company made it official: It inte Read more…

New Teradata Focuses on Answers, Not Analytics

Teradata shook up its 39-year-old business this week with a new logo, a new global headquarters, a new suite of software, and a promise to deliver "answers" to customers, not more analytics. Analytics, it seems, is no Read more…

Is GOLAP the Next Wave for Big Data Warehousing?

The 1990s and 2000s saw the rise of the relational databases for transaction processing (OLTP) as well as analytical processing (OLAP). As the volume and variety of data explodes in the 2010s, database experts are lookin Read more…

Google’s BigQuery Gaining Steam As Cloud Warehouse Wars Heat Up

Amazon Redshift may dominate the nascent cloud data warehouse category, but anecdotal evidence suggests Google BigQuery is catching on quickly – and offerings from Microsoft, SnowFlake, and others aren't far behind. Read more…

Databricks Puts ‘Delta’ at the Confluence of Lakes, Streams, and Warehouses

Databricks today launched a new managed cloud offering called Delta that seeks to combine the advantages of MPP data warehouses, Hadoop data lakes, and streaming data analytics in a unifying platform designed to let user Read more…

Amazon Fills a Big Data Hole with Athena

Less than a year ago, Amazon launched a new big data database named Athena. Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy framed the announcement around the theme of giving enterprises “superpowers.” Yet as we approach the soon Read more…

Cloud In, Hadoop Out as Hot Repository for Big Data

If you're in charge of architecting a big data strategy for your organization, you have a lot of tough decisions to make. One of the easiest, however, may be to use cloud repositories to store and process the biggest set Read more…

MariaDB Takes On Teradata, Vertica with Column Store

Look out, Teradata and HPE Vertica: There's a new MPP player in town. MariaDB today announced that it's added a column store to its popular relational database, thereby enabling it to efficiently run a whole new class of Read more…

Kognitio Pivots SQL Data Warehouse Into Hadoop

If you're in the market for a SQL-on-Hadoop solution, you have many options to consider. And now that Kognitio has adapted its proven massively parallel processing (MPP) in-memory SQL database to run under YARN and MapRe Read more…

Where Does InfiniDB Go From Here?

Last September, the company behind InfiniDB, Calpont, went out of business. Up stepped MariaDB, the company behind the open source relational database, to serve as a steward for the product and provide support to custome Read more…

Selecting the Right Database for the Right Job

The Internet and mobile devices have created tremendous opportunities to engage with consumers in new ways. At the same time, they have brought unprecedented challenges for managing the vast volumes of structured and uns Read more…

Why Hadoop Isn’t the Big Data Solution You Think It Is

Hadoop carries a lot of promise in the IT world for the way it has democratized access to massively parallel storage and computational power. But the level of hype that surrounds Hadoop is disproportionate to its present Read more…

Now and Then: The Evolution of In-Memory Computing

The history of data warehousing, big data, and analytics can be described as a constant challenge to process and analyze ever-increasing volumes of data in shorter amounts of time. Fundamentally, the single biggest facto Read more…

How T-Mobile Got More from Hadoop

When T-Mobile's engineering department filled up a pair of 1 petabyte Netezza appliances from IBM, the cell phone carrier naturally turned to Hadoop. But when Hive and Pig turned out to be less than ideal query mechanism Read more…

Teradata Moves Virtual Data Warehouse Forward with MongoDB

MongoDB and Teradata today announced they're working to integrate their products to boost the analytic and transactional workloads of their joint customers. The goal of the partnership is to find a better way to feed ope Read more…

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