Big Data is typically associated with the online world, but where it may be biggest is in brick and mortar retail.
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Veteran data geek Andrew Brust covers Big Data technologies including Hadoop, NoSQL, Data Warehousing, BI and Predictive Analytics.
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.
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.
The company that invented MapReduce makes its cloud-based dimensional query offering public. But is it really a Big Data tool?
Tellago CEO Jesus Rodriguez discusses the consulting project opportunities in Big Data and shines a light on his favorite Big Data technologies and companies.
IBM has a new partnership with Cloudera, and it's hardly the Palo Alto startup's first such deal. Is Cloudera becoming the de facto arbiter of Big Data credibility?
Two lions of BI have allied, bringing analytics into the parallel processing, in-memory, appliance-based fast track.
Big Data in the U.S. Federal government isn't just for grandiose inter-agency projects. Tactical, operational applications can use Big Data technology too.
Fast Data, used in large enterprises for highly specialized needs, has become more affordable and available to the mainstream. Just when corporations absolutely need it.