- 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.
- November 05, 2014
The Spark processing engine, which targets machine learning and a range of other big data analytics applications, was a big topic at the 2014 Strata + Hadoop World conference in New York.
- October 24, 2014
Hadoop may get most of the big data glory. But Strata + Hadoop World attendees said combining it with other technologies is what's really needed to power big data applications.
- 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.