- 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 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.
- 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 09, 2015
As companies get a better handle on how to use big data wisely, a new effort on interoperability for Hadoop projects gets a mixed reaction.
- 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 24, 2015
The Open Data Platform has arrived, but not all Hadoop vendors are on board. The initiative, aimed at boosting interoperability, formed a backdrop for discussion at the Strata + Hadoop World 2015 conference.
- 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 22, 2015
An update to Oracle's GoldenGate replicator is on tap. And, Xplenty and Segment connect on Hadoop processing in the cloud.
- 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.
- November 26, 2014
Startup vendor Splice Machine has put SQL capabilities on top of Hadoop to create a hybrid database that it said can run both transaction processing and analytics applications.
- November 24, 2014
Data management product announcements by HP, SAP and NuoDB show greater support for SQL on Hadoop analytics, enhanced cloud deployment and mixed processing workloads.