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Teradata Supports CDH and HDP with New Hadoop Appliance

Teradata today announced that customers can get its Hadoop Appliance pre-loaded with a distribution from either Cloudera or Hortonworks. The fifth generation of the analytics giant's appliance also features more configur Read more…

Teradata Bets Big on Presto for Hadoop SQL

Teradata today revealed it's making a major investment in Presto, the SQL-on-Hadoop framework originally developed at Facebook to power interactive queries against its massive data warehouse. Not only is Teradata steppin Read more…

Realizing the Promise of Data Lakes

Like their real life counterparts, data lakes are subject to pollution, flooding and a host of other ills. But they are also becoming indispensable to enterprises that wish to take advantage of the vast quantities of raw Read more…

Plugging Leaks in Big Data Lakes

The big data lake phenomenon is in full swing at the moment, with Hadoop playing a central role in the storage and processing of massive amounts of data. But without certain processes in place, a data lake will not stand Read more…

MapR Claims Momentum as Hadoop Subs Grow

MapR Technologies said this week that paid subscriptions to its distribution of Apache Hadoop exceeded 700 in November while existing customers increased current subscriptions at an expansion rate of more than 200 percen Read more…

Teradata Edges Closer To Hadoop

Teradata made a major advance into the Hadoop ecosystem today with a series of announcements, including a new Hadoop cloud service, a data lineage tracking tool for HDFS called Loom, and a new reseller agreement with Clo Read more…

Teradata Acquires Revelytix, Hadapt

Teradata Corp., the analytic data platform vendor, said it has expanded its big data portfolio with a pair of recent acquisitions. Teradata, based in Dayton, Ohio, said July 22 it has acquired the assets of Revelytix, Read more…

Syncsort Siphons Up Legacy Workloads for Amazon EMR

Syncsort is bringing its flavor of super-charged MapReduce code generation capabilities to Amazon's Elastic MapReduce cloud, the companies announced today. The IronCluster ETL as-a-service offering will allow Amazon EMR customers to generate faster MapReduce jobs from a GUI, which the companies say will make it easier to migrate expensive data warehouse workloads from Teradata or the IBM mainframe into Amazon's incredibly inexpensive cloud. Read more…

Teradata CEO Downplays Big Data in Revenue Slowdown

Teradata CEO Mike Koehler downplayed the role that big data technologies such as Hadoop may have had in the company’s revenue slowdown over the last couple of years. The CEO pointed to projects having moved out to 2014 as a key reason for the disappointing year. Read more…

Teradata Gets In Deep with R

Because the demand for data scientists has far outstripped supply, software vendors have stepped up to fill the gap. Teradata did its part when it announced today that it has parallelized the full body of R statistical functions from partner Revolution Analytics and made them available in the new 14.10 release of its eponymous database. Read more…

Budding Data Scientists Lack Access to Big Datasets

According to Teradata's State of Business Intelligence Survey, the top three challenges in building the data science workforce include access to large data sets, finding students with the pre-requisite skills, and qualified or available faculty. Read more…

Cloudera Releases Impala Into the Wild

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…

SAS Sticks Stats to Metal with HDFS

Last week we sat down the with CTO of SAS, Keith Collins and the lead architect behind the company's High Performance Analytics Servers to discuss the integration of parallelization capabilities via HDFS before unraveling some larger trends in analytics, which are being shaped by innovations in multi-core, big memory hardware approaches like... Read more…

This Week’s Big Data Big Ten

Week of April 27: We touch on news about tackling rugby injuries with analytics; investors taking a shine to Lustre; Sears Buys into Hadoop; Teradata sports new "sassy" appliance; supporting data-intensive science; analytics superheroes unmasked; and continued developments for in-memory analytics. Read more…

Latest Hadoop, Analytics Partnership Unfolds

In the wake of Cloudera's recent announcement of an Oracle partnership, a new wave of Hadoop distribution vendors are finding established vendor partners to ally with. The big data marriage of this week, however, was formed between Teradata and.... Read more…

Teradata Rakes In New Retail Wins

This week Teradata announced that in addition to recent high-profile new customer wins, including Target and department store giant Belk, industrial retail outfit Grainger would be added to its roll. The company is leveraging the Active Enterprise... 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…

SAS Goes Inside Analytics in Orlando

This year SAS held its first annual Inside Analytics event, which merged together two formerly distinct conferences focused on data mining and forecasting. With the consolidation came the chance to include a range of other topics, from predictive modeling to use case exploration--not to mention an opportunity for SAS to talk more about its rounder portfolio with the addition of high performance analytics offerings. Read more…

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