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SAP Dishes on Database Market Ambitions

It’s been a banner year for SAP, which boasted 2011 profits that topped the charts over the course of their 40-year history. The company says that this growth has been spurred in part by their ability to tap into the needs of big data.... Read more…

How BI is Becoming Crime’s Biggest Enemy

If this last decade is any proof, business intelligence is being harnessed for a wide array of purposes that extend beyond indentifying enterprise or customer trends. Some organizations are using BI for everything from tracking internal progress to…well, fighting crime--and in some rather unique, forward-looking ways.... Read more…

BI Giants Zoom in on Location Intelligence

GIS data is finding frequent use in the enterprise as it is increasingly tied to BI and analytics operations. This week the strategic alliance between Oracle and Teradata focused on an update that provides business intelligence.... Read more…

Oracle Taps Cloudera to Bolster Big Data Play

Today Oracle formally announced its Big Data Appliance, which they hinted at during this past year's Open World conference. The system pulls on Cloudera's distribution of Hadoop and its management software and, according to Oracle, will integrate into existing environments that are already running Hadoop. Read more…

TIBCO CEO Outlines Enterprise 3.0 Approach

TIBCO CEO, Vivek Ranadive appeared on Mad Money to discuss the value of real-time business insights, and to use that opportunity to poke holes in competitor approaches. Ranadive provides brief use cases of how real-time decisions separate the standard enterprise from Enterprise 3.0 Read more…

Oracle Extols Exadata Evolution

George Lumpkin, who heads Product Management for Oracle's Data Management division, describes the evolution of the Exadata platform to meet rising demands for big data infrastructure in the enterprise--and to address scalability and performance challenges. Read more…

Oracle Rounds Out Retail Appeal with Endeca Buy

This week Oracle announced its intent to bring Endeca into the fold, thereby bolstering their ability to reach big data-aware e-commerce and retail giants. While Oracle has traction in this area already, bringing the ability to manage unstructured data and retailer demands simultaneously makes this buy big news, especially for rivals HP, IBM and SAP. Read more…

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