Tag: sql

SAP Vora Gets Analytics, Cloud Upgrades

Mar 15, 2017 |

Building on its acquisition of Hadoop specialist Altiscale Inc., SAP is combining the latest release of its Vora in-memory distributed computing platform with its big data cloud as it extends the Apache Spark framework to deliver interactive analytics on Hadoop. Read more…

What’s In the Pipeline for Apache Spark?

Mar 6, 2017 |

According to Apache Spark creator Matei Zaharia, Spark will see a number of new features and enhancements to existing features in 2017, including the introduction of a standard binary data format, better integration with Kafka, and even the capability to run Spark on a laptop. Read more…

CrateDB Tackles Machine Analytics with Scale-Out SQL Database

Dec 14, 2016 |

Developers who want to analyze big, fast-moving machine data without the complexity of a NoSQL database have another option in CrateDB, an open source, scale-out SQL database that just became generally available today. Read more…

Amazon Adds AI, SQL to Analytics Arsenal

Nov 30, 2016 |

By any measure, Amazon Web Services is already a monster in the field of analytics via pre-built Hadoop, Redshift, Kinesis, and deep learning services. With today’s unveiling of its new Amazon AI offering and a new ad-hoc query mechanism for data stored in S3 called Athena, the company is extending its considerable lead. Read more…

It’s Time for Behavioral Analytics to Be Simpler, Interana Says

Nov 3, 2016 |

There are all sorts of patterns of human behavior hidden in your Web logs, call records, and sundry IoT data. The trick, of course, is identifying the patterns without expending enormous resources. Read more…

Databricks CEO on Streaming Analytics, Deep Learning, and SQL

Oct 11, 2016 |

As Apache Spark continues to gain steam, so too does Databricks, the company behind the popular distributed processing framework. At the recent Strata + Hadoop World conference, we caught up with Databricks CEO and co-founder Ali Ghodsi to get the latest scoop on advances in the Spark world. Read more…

Kognitio Pivots SQL Data Warehouse Into Hadoop

Oct 6, 2016 |

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 MapReduce, you now have one more. Read more…

GPUs Seen Lifting SQL Analytic Constraints

Oct 4, 2016 |

Big data analytics has traditionally been about developing cutting-edge software to run on commodity hardware. But there are signs that innovation at the hardware layer, such as with GPUs, can take analytics to the next stage, and maybe eliminate bottlenecks slowing SQL-based analytics. Read more…

Survey: Spark Going ‘Mainstream’

Sep 27, 2016 |

That rumbling sound you hear is Apache Spark entering production deployments in public clouds along with surging use of the cluster-computing framework’s streaming and machine learning capabilities, according to a new vendor survey that also found more diverse users and use cases. Read more…

Data Engineers in Hot Demand

Sep 27, 2016 |

The big data community has been dealing with the data scientist shortage ever since big data became a thing. Now we’re learning that there’s possibly an even bigger shortage of another type of data professional: Read more…