- September 25, 2014
News briefs describe MapR's latest Hadoop distribution, which includes Apache Drill for SQL analytics. Also, InfiniDB said it will close down business.
- August 26, 2014
What does open-source Hadoop really cost? A look at total cost of data over the full life cycle helps dispel uncertainties about the data framework and reveal the answer, an expert says.
- June 11, 2014
Assorted SQL additions to Hadoop are getting attention of late. Users at the recent Hadoop Summit say these tools betoken better interactive queries.
- June 04, 2014
The Apache Software Foundation released Version 1.0 of Spark, a processing framework aimed at outpacing MapReduce for machine learning and other uses.
- March 31, 2014
Consultant John Myers discusses key trends in managing big data environments, including adoption rates for Hadoop clusters and NoSQL databases.
- March 27, 2014
Apache Spark is moving up a notch in the Apache stable; Embarcadero gets set to buy ERwin; and JSR-107 crosses finish line.
- March 18, 2014
At the Strata big data conference, Geoffrey Moore looked to apply Chasm Theory to Hadoop and the like, as described in our podcast.
- March 07, 2014
Panelists at last month's Strata event viewed Hadoop best practices for production as part of a journey from proof of concept to operations workhorse.
- February 13, 2014
In this edition of the Talking Data podcast, our reporters look at recent news in SQL analytics benchmarks and the 'SQL-ization' of non-SQL databases.
- January 21, 2014
Cloudera Impala brings fast SQL analytics to the Hadoop platform. Also discussed: Watson cognitive computing and NuoDB 2.0.2.
- December 31, 2013
Big data is making new types of data management and analytics applications possible -- and our survey results show that adoption plans are increasing.
- December 10, 2013
Apache Hadoop 2 is now generally available, but most organizations lack the necessary skills to support the big data platform in-house.
- December 10, 2013
In this Q&A, author Krish Krishnan shares thoughts on the challenges of working with big data and ways in which it has changed our approach to data.
- November 08, 2013
Hadoop clusters threaten the data warehousing status quo. Signs show that they may also bring a new twist to mainframe modernization and migration.
- November 07, 2013
While Jeopardy winner Watson gets most of the glory, IBM's less obvious big data portfolio additions carry its big data efforts further into the enterprise.