In-memory databases are hot, but tiered storage may be our cooler destination.
Big on Data
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. 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.
An earnest argument for NoSQL...from an RDBMS veteran of IBM and Oracle.
SGI ready day-and-date with Cloudera cluster, MarkLogic appliance, based on new generation of Xeon CPUs.
The developer-friendly, open source BI stack now runs on Microsoft's cloud platform, while Microsoft's own cloud BI platform remains in preview.
Elasticsearch acquires Logstash, providing an integrated platform for search-based querying of log file data.
Revolution Analytics brings R programming to data stored in Cloudera's Hadoop distro (CDH), instead of the other way around.
Hortonworks' VP of Corporate Strategy attacks CIOs' Big 4 questions on Big Data.
More retailers are finding that Big Data can revitalize an industry challenged by a slow economy, increasingly empowered consumers, mobile proliferation and an ever-growing number of channels.
Darling of machine-generated Big Data, Splunk, and open source BI provider, Pentaho, integrate their technologies.
Data Warehousing juggernaut Teradata surveys over 2200 marketers globally, on their data harnessing strategies, and shares the results.
Think analytics is just about data from databases, logs and sensor output? Think again. Analytics can actually help developers debug their apps and prioritize feature support.
Cloudera has launched its Sentry security module for Hive and Impala. But is a more comprehensive security solution for Hadoop possible?
The Tableau data exploration and visualization suite is now available in the cloud. The cost? $500 per user, per year.
Actian's been collecting Big Data companies lately. Now it's combining and integrating their wares in two new platform offerings.
Microsoft consolidates its PowerPivot, Power View, Data Explorer and GeoFlow properties into one self-service, cloud and mobile BI platform, delivered via Office 365.