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.
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.
Revolution Analytics brings R programming to data stored in Cloudera's Hadoop distro (CDH), instead of the other way around.
Elasticsearch acquires Logstash, providing an integrated platform for search-based querying of log file data.
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.