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He Couldn’t Beat Teradata. Now He’s Its CEO

Feb 2, 2021 |

When Steve McMillan worked in IBM Global Services, he oversaw the outsourcing of nearly every major piece of a large global financial services firm’s IT stack with Big Blue products. Read more…

Fast Object Storage: Meeting the Demands of Modern Data

Nov 20, 2020 |

Object storage is expanding beyond the cheap-and-deep, slow and cold storage option it’s been known as for decades into a new form of next-gen primary storage: Fast object storage. Get ready, because it’s seeing a surge in demand. Read more…

To Centralize or Not to Centralize Your Data–That Is the Question

Jul 14, 2020 |

Should you strive to centralize your data, or leave it scattered about? It seems like it should be a simple question, but it’s actually a tough one to answer, particularly because it has so many ramifications for how data systems are architected, particularly with the rise of cloud data lakes. Read more…

Cloudian Bolsters Object Store with Monitoring and Analytics

Jun 2, 2020 |

Cloudian today rolled out a new offering called HyperIQ that it says will give customers a much deeper and wider view of their growing HyperStore object storage systems, without burdening them with another complex piece of technology. Read more…

Cloudera Prefers Red Hat for Kubernetes, But YARN Not Going Away

Apr 29, 2020 |

When Cloudera ships the on-premise version of its latest Hadoop distribution later this year, it will work with a Kubernetes container orchestration system from Red Hat, the company announced today. Read more…

Blurred Storage Lines: Clouds That Appear Like On-Prem

Jul 31, 2019 |

Cloud storage is growing fast as companies look to take advantage of low cost and flexible storage options for terabytes and petabytes of data. But for all the convenience of cloud storage, sometimes it’s just better when data is closer. Read more…

Object and Scale-Out File Systems Fill Hadoop Storage Void

Jul 17, 2019 |

The rapid growth of data and the changing nature of data applications is challenging established architectural concepts for how to store big data. Where once organizations may have first looked to large on-premise data lakes to centralize petabytes of less-structured data, they now are considering scale-out file and object storage systems that give them greater flexibility to store data in a way that meshes with the emerging multi-cloud and hybrid paradigm. Read more…

Celebrating Data Independence

Jul 3, 2019 |

Every company wants the independence to do what they wish with their data. That’s one of the first assumptions underlying this whole big data movement. But depending on where and how a business stores its data — Read more…

Can On-Prem S3 Compete with HDFS for Analytic Workloads?

Feb 27, 2019 |

In the battle for big data storage supremacy, Hadoop is still in the running. It may no longer be the 800-lb gorilla, but the demonstrated scalability of the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) makes it a potent contender, especially for storing petabytes on-prem. Read more…

In-Data-Lake BI Is the Next Frontier for Business Intelligence

Feb 19, 2019 |

Remember the days before the relational database? Neither do I, so I have no idea how painful it was to keep track of data back then. But even after relational databases became more mainstream, data was still mostly about keeping track of stuff: Read more…

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