Merger combines long-standing curated Big Data resources with recent-vintage cloud-based Big Data analytics platform to help life sciences companies market in a new era.
Big on Data
Veteran data geek Andrew Brust covers Big Data technologies including Hadoop, NoSQL, Data Warehousing, BI and Predictive Analytics.
Andrew 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.
Microsoft wants to enable everyone to work with big data, using Excel, SQL Server, and current skill sets. With a solid stack, albeit one vulnerable in predictive analytics and mobility, can Microsoft become the McDonald's of big data "insights?"
Hortonworks, Intel, and EMC/Greenplum have each introduced new Hadoop distributions, just as the Strata Big Data jamboree kicks off in Santa Clara, California.
Open source vendor Red Hat announces a Big Data strategy that spans the full enterprise software stack, both in the public cloud and on-premise.
As a follow-up to the data warehouse Magic Quadrant, here's a roundup of Gartner's annual Business Intelligence Magic Quadrant report.
In Gartner's data warehouse report, Teradata maintains its lead, Microsoft's on the upswing, and megatrends include the logical data warehouse, in-memory technology and Big Data integration.
Microsoft is still entering the Big Data Arena. SiSense has fewer than 50 employees. But the two companies' partnership has serious ramifications for cloud analytics.
After years of struggling to capture and manage growing data volumes, service providers across the globe are realizing that Big Data is a great business opportunity.
VoltDB's 3.0 release brings fit, finish, and an emboldening of the NewSQL manifesto.
Getting the DataStax Community distribution of Cassandra up and running on your local PC is a snap. In this gallery, you'll see that for yourself.
Database company co-founded by relational database pioneer says it offers consistency, availability and partition tolerance. Oh, and SQL too.
The German Enterprise software behemoth brings its core applications to its HANA in-memory database.
Curious how to go about doing Hadoop in Amazon's cloud? Here's some guidance.
The Apache Software Foundation announces the new release of NoSQL heavyweight Cassandra.
Big Data companies share their predictions for 2013, and I offer a few of my own.