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  • September 18, 2015 18 Sep'15

    Big Data Myth 1: Big Data is the Goal

    Big data is an incredibly popular topic. Plentiful articles, books, and blogs have been written on this topic and countless sessions have been presented that discuss some aspect of big data. I am a ...

  • September 17, 2015 17 Sep'15

    Low adoption nags Hadoop technology; data storytelling rises

    The latest episode of BizApps Today examines barriers to Hadoop technology adoption, SQL-on-Hadoop options and the new concept of data storytelling.

  • September 10, 2015 10 Sep'15

    Alteryx software targets Amazon big data

    The latest Alteryx analytics engine gets enterprises close to Amazon big data, with nods to spreadsheet aficionados and R language.

  • September 09, 2015 09 Sep'15

    Evaluating SQL-on-Hadoop tools? Start with the use case

    In a Q&A, Clarity Solution Group CTO Tripp Smith says to base SQL-on-Hadoop software decisions on actual workloads. Some Hadoop tools target batch jobs, while others are intended for interactive ones.

  • August 31, 2015 31 Aug'15

    IBM pushes MPP engine to boost cloud database services line

    IBM has added massively parallel processing and R language support to its dashDB software -- important steps for a data warehouse database tailored for distributed cloud computing.

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  • August 18, 2015 18 Aug'15

    Finding a way off data isolation island

    New technology is supposed to eliminate problems. With data isolation, new business tools are only making the longstanding issue worse. Companies are amassing on-premises tools and cloud applications. And those cloud apps come in many varieties: ...

  • August 18, 2015 18 Aug'15

    Vertica 'Excavator' release adds Kafka messaging and more

    HP's Vertica analytics platform update will include better streaming data support via Kafka, and SQL-on-Hadoop improvements.

  • August 14, 2015 14 Aug'15

    DataTorrent data ingestion tool aims to speed Hadoop feeds

    A new data ingestion and extraction tool supporting the Hadoop Distributed File System is at the heart of startup vendor DataTorrent's efforts to broaden its big data analytics engine's appeal.

  • August 13, 2015 13 Aug'15

    Don't throw out design principles when jumping in Hadoop data lake

    In a Q&A, data warehousing expert Joe Caserta explains why a new generation of developers building Hadoop clusters and other big data systems may need an introduction to some fundamental rules of ETL.

  • August 07, 2015 07 Aug'15

    Take measured steps to build a Hadoop cluster architecture

    RelayHealth's Raheem Daya described the path he took to deploy and expand a Hadoop cluster for distributed data processing during a presentation at the 2015 TDWI conference in Boston.

  • August 07, 2015 07 Aug'15

    MongoDB database shines; customer data analysis brings challenges

    This episode of BizApps Today looks at the appeal of MongoDB database features and why companies struggle with determining a unified view of their customers.

  • July 31, 2015 31 Jul'15

    Stonebraker points to data curation as next integration step

    Database pioneer Michael Stonebraker told an MIT conference that data curation tools offer a step forward on data integration. Others said things are already progressing through other means.

  • July 31, 2015 31 Jul'15

    Couchbase NoSQL database addresses mobility, synching issues

    Couchbase offers an embedded version of its NoSQL database, which can fit on a smartphone. That feature turned out to be a plus for air carrier Ryanair.

  • July 27, 2015 27 Jul'15

    Metanautix Quest follows Dremel path to virtual data marts

    Metanautix Quest 2.0 is an upgraded query engine and data integration platform. Its designers helped create Google Dremel, a precursor for new big data query tools.

  • July 02, 2015 02 Jul'15

    Convergence of Data Virtualization Servers and SQL-on-Hadoop Engines?

    Hadoop has become a popular and powerful platform for data storage and data processing. Data stored in Hadoop can be used by a wide range of applications and tools and for a wide range of use ...

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