For the opening day of Hadoop Summit in San Jose, MapR/Fusion-io and Zettaset/Informatica announce new partnerships, and Couchbase announces a new release.
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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 A-list data warehouse company will sell and support Hadoop on its own appliances, commodity hardware and even as standalone software.
Splunk integrates its own code with Hadoop MapReduce, allowing in-place analysis of Hadoop data.
Roambi Business takes Roambi Analytics off-prem; North American Partner Program formalizes SI/reseller channel.
Hadoop-compatible database using advanced compression adds enterprise security and search-based query functionality.
Datameer announces version 3 of its spreadsheet-like user interface tool for Big Data analytics. The new version will feature functionality to automatically detect patterns and relationships in data stored in Hadoop.
SiSense brings its single-server Prism BI/Big Data package to the Rackspace cloud, offering low-overhead analytics, on a subscription basis.
Instead of a data scientist, what if you only needed your GoogleBing-fu to analyze data in Hadoop? That may be a stretch, but it's exactly what Cloudera is working toward.
In last week's ZDNet "Great Debate," Robin Harris and I faced off on the question of whether "we need data scientists to make sense of this tidal wave of information." I think data scientists are important, but they're not the solution. What follows is my argument, in essay form.
SiSense announces a new version of its data visualization and BI database engine suite, along with major performance increases.