Big data management
- July 27, 2015
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.
- June 16, 2015
In many organizations, Hadoop is still pushing to go beyond proof-of-concept projects. Some vendors hope new tools that enable familiar SQL querying will lead it to broader adoption.
- May 29, 2015
Big data technologies have become vital to online ad platform developer Altitude Digital. And as the tools have evolved, CTO Manny Puentes has learned some lessons about using them.
- May 29, 2015
Consultant Dan Sullivan, author of "NoSQL for Mere Mortals," discusses some of the pertinent points for IT shops to consider before entering the new world of NoSQL databases.
- May 28, 2015
The latest release of Neo Technology's Neo4j graph database boosts the NoSQL software's performance and scalability through faster processing of both data reads and writes.
- May 28, 2015
While Power BI took center stage at Microsoft Convergence, many users are struggling with CRM basics. Also: insight on the Spark processing engine.
- April 29, 2015
Startup JethroData's namesake Version 1.0 software is an index-based, SQL-on-Hadoop engine that forgoes full scans of Hadoop data sources.
- April 24, 2015
As NoSQL databases become more prevalent in enterprise processing, designing data models for the flexible-schema systems is a looming challenge for data architects and developers.
- March 25, 2015
New database updates address large-scale applications. Included are Couchbase Server 4.0 with multidimensional scaling support and VoltDB 5.0 with links to Hadoop data streaming tools.
- March 02, 2015
Hadoop vendor MapR's latest release puts the focus on database replication across data centers. Also, Microsoft has built a Python-friendly Azure service for machine learning in the cloud.
- February 20, 2015
Building and running enterprise Hadoop applications takes more than data crunching. First, Hadoop data must be absorbed into company processes, a Western Union IT manager says.
- February 17, 2015
In a Q&A, Forrester analyst Mike Gualtieri said Hadoop-based data lakes can become an alternative to enterprise data warehouses. But first, faster I/O and better data governance are needed.
- February 06, 2015
A new Gartner report says the storage repository isn’t the trouble-free panacea many observers hail it to be. New data governance practices -- and new skills -- are critical.
- January 30, 2015
Hortonworks forms a data management initiative with Merck and others. Meanwhile, SQL and NoSQL may blur a bit.
- January 06, 2015
Hadoop clusters, NoSQL databases and other modern technologies have roles to play in business intelligence and analytics environments. But traditional data warehouses still do, too.