Andrew Brust

Andrew J. Brust has worked in the software industry for 25 years as a developer, consultant, entrepreneur and CTO, specializing in application development, databases and business intelligence technology. He has been a developer magazine columnist and conference speaker since the mid-90s, and a technology book writer and blogger since 2005. Andrew is also Founder and CEO of Blue Badge Insights, an analysis, strategy and advisory firm serving Microsoft customers and partners.

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Teradata Aster integrates Hadoop metadata natively

Teradata Aster integrates Hadoop metadata natively

Data warehousing kingpin Teradata's Aster unit and Hadoop ecosystem all-star Hortonworks have teamed to integrate Hadoop's meta data store into Aster Database's. This will facilitate remote queries, locally persisted data, and relational-Hadoop data mashups.

published June 11, 2012 by

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Revolution R v6.0 comes to town

Revolution R v6.0 comes to town

Revolution Analytics is to "R" what Cloudera is to Hadoop. And with a new version of Revolution R Enterprise, this little programming language graduates to Big Data exploration powerhouse.

published June 4, 2012 by

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Web Data is Big Data

Web Data is Big Data

There's a lot of data on the Web crucial to Big Data analyses, but it's not all neatly packaged into feeds and APIs. Kapow Katalyst brings this data into the Big Data fold.

published May 19, 2012 by

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