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Dr. Elephant Leads the Performance Parade

Jan 12, 2018 |

I started working on big data infrastructure in 2009 when I joined Cloudera, which at the time was a small startup with about 10 engineers. It was a fun place to work. Read more…

Couchbase’s Engaging Plan for Customer Victory

Nov 2, 2017 |

At its annual user conference last week, Couchbase had the requisite major product launch (Couchbase Server 5.0), customer name-dropping (United Airlines, Pokemon Go, Marriott Hotels), and high-profile guest (Don Chamberlin, co-creator of SQL). Read more…

Scalability Answers Found in the NoSQL Family Tree

Oct 30, 2017 |

When it comes to big genealogical databases, they don’t come any bigger than the one at FamilySearch. So when the arm of the Church of Latter-day Saints started to reach the limits of its Oracle data store, it branched out into the distributed NoSQL world instead. Read more…

Teradata Climbs Up the Stack with ‘Analytics Platform’ Strategy

Oct 23, 2017 |

Teradata is extending the types of data, algorithms, and frameworks it can store and run in its flagship MPP database as part of the new Teradata Analytics Platform unveiled at its annual user conference today. Read more…

MongoDB Looks to Future Following IPO

Oct 19, 2017 |

MongoDB CEO and President Dev Ittycheria rang the opening bell at the NASDAQ MarketSite this morning as shares in the local New York City company started trading under the ticker symbol MDB. Read more…

News In Brief

Adobe Adds Hadoop Link to Marketing Platform

Jan 17, 2018 |

Adobe Systems is expanding access to consumer and other external data on its Campaign platform with a connector to Hadoop.

The Hadoop connector to Adobe Campaign, the company’s digital marketing platform, expands access to big data that was ramped up with the release of connectors to Amazon Redshift (NASDAQ: Read more…

Demand For Software, Data Skills Remains Strong

Jan 16, 2018 |

Cloud giant Amazon Web Services and database leader Oracles are among the most popular employers for recent college graduates while software engineers head the list of highest paying jobs, according to a new employment survey. Read more…

Graph Databases Ascend to the Cloud

Jan 11, 2018 |

Bucking the trend toward open source databases, cloud vendors continue to promote proprietary graph databases that combine the ability to handle multiple data models with the distribution of data across different cloud regions. Read more…

AWS, Others Seen Moving Off Oracle Databases

Jan 3, 2018 |

The shift to open source database software is reportedly weakening Oracle and other traditional database vendors as major customers like Amazon ready lowest cost alternatives.

Oracle (NYSE: ORCL), which implemented a cloud computing initiative last year, insisted in December that large database customers such as Amazon and Salesforce remain among its roster of Fortune 500 database customers. Read more…

Translytical Databases Hit the Ground Running

Dec 6, 2017 |

The push for operational analytics that seeks to eliminate the requirement for constantly moving data between storage and databases to support transaction and analytical workloads is fueling the growth of translytical data platforms. Read more…

This Just In

Oracle to Acquire BlueKai

Feb 24, 2014 |Oracle today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire BlueKai, the industry's leading cloud-based big data platform that enables companies to personalize online, offline and mobile marketing campaigns with richer and more actionable information about targeted audiences. Read more…

Oracle Big Data Appliance X4-2 Announced

Nov 12, 2013 |Oracle today announced Oracle Big Data Appliance X4-2, which includes the entire Cloudera Enterprise technology stack and 33 percent more storage capacity for a total of 864 terabytes. Read more…

NGDATA Becomes Oracle PartnerNetwork Gold Level Partner

Oct 24, 2013 |NGDATA, a customer intelligence management company, today announced that it has achieved Gold partner status in Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN). Read more…

Univa Completes Acquisition of Grid Engine Assets

Oct 22, 2013 |Univa, the Data Center Automation company, today announced that the company will assume support of Oracle Grid Engine customers. As a part of the transaction, Univa acquired Oracle Grid Engine assets and intellectual property making it the sole commercial provider of Grid Engine software. Read more…

Kapow Helps Extend Big Data Acquisition for Oracle Business Intelligence Platform

Oct 18, 2013 |Kapow Software, a Kofax company and leading big data integration software provider, announced it is working with Oracle on data integration for Oracle Endeca Information Discovery. In combination with Kapow Software"s data integration technology, which will be marketed and sold by Oracle as Oracle Endeca Information Discovery Web Data Acquisition Toolkit, organizations can now use the enterprise data discovery platform for rapid, intuitive exploration and analysis of information from any unstructured external data source. Read more…