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Actian Stages Comeback With Hybrid Database

Apr 18, 2017 |

Actian Corp., which reportedly dropped out of the analytical database market last fall, is making a comeback with the release of a hybrid database that combines transaction processing with its analytics query engine

Actian, Palo Alto, Calif., this week rolled out its hybrid platform dubbed Actian X billed as a native database that merges the company’s Ingres OLTP database with its Vector X-100 analytics query engine. Read more…

Flash and the Future of Storage in a Software-Defined World

Jun 1, 2015 |


The ongoing explosion of data is forcing organizations to make tough decisions about how they store information. While petabyte-scale analytic systems like Hadoop will likely continue running on traditional hard disks for the foreseeable future, the migration to solid-state technology and software-defined storage approaches appear inevitable for most other classes of business applications. Read more…

Big Transaction Data Creating Big Value

Apr 23, 2013 |MasterCard collects 160 million transactions every single hour of the day, creating a lot of data to sift through. The key to making it useful, says Andy Mantis, of MasterCard Advisors, is being able to take that data and show trends of consumer spend that retailers can apply in meaningful ways. Read more…