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.
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Veteran data geek Andrew Brust covers Big Data technologies including Hadoop, NoSQL, Data Warehousing, BI and Predictive Analytics.
Andrew 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.
Datameer is announcing its 2.0 release today, including a $299 Personal edition that runs on the desktop and a $2999 Workgroup edition that runs on a single server.
The NoSQL Data Layer as a Service company gets hitched with Microsoft's Platform as a Service cloud.
Cloudera, maker of the most widely deployed Hadoop distribution, announces version 4 of the open source distro and its Cloudera Enterprise commercial offering.
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.
Big Data is not always about Hadoop, and it's not always about new technologies. As Trendspottr shows us, sometimes hardcore algorithms, even older ones, provide new breakthroughs.
At the NYC Data Business Meetup, constituencies congregate to foster Big Data, beyond its mere technology.
A leading open source Business Intelligence player and a NoSQL darling integrate their products as the broader worlds of Big Data, BI and NoSQL grow ever more intertwined themselves.
Cloudant is enlarging its cloud-based NoSQL data-layer-as-a-service. That may sound merely infrastructural, or interesting only to developers, but the Big Data ramifications are significant.
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.
Germany's SAP and New Jersey-based Opera Solutions partner to deliver predictive analytics in real time.
Big Data is typically associated with the online world, but where it may be biggest is in brick and mortar retail.
The Big Data world has no shortage of hybrid solutions, joining BI and relational technology with Hadoop and MapReduce. Hadapt offers a hybrid too, but prefers technology coexistence to subordination.
Gartner publishes its report on Mobile BI and the winning vendor finds mobile is the driving factor in more and more of its pipeline.
Teradata announces yet another acquisition in the digital marketing space, going all-in on value-added Big Data for the CMO.