The company that invented MapReduce makes its cloud-based dimensional query offering public. But is it really a Big Data tool?
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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.
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.
Big Data isn't just about clickstreams and status messages. It's about manufacturing turbines, jet engines and even consumer goods, too.
A Technical Fellow at Microsoft says we're headed for an in-memory database tipping point. What does this mean for Big Data?
Big Data is revolutionary, and not merely the evolution of BI and data warehousing technology. Here's why.
Hadoop 2.0 makes MapReduce less compulsory and the distributed file system more reliable.