SQL-on-Hadoop's latest spin
There was a time, a little over two years ago, when SQL-on-Hadoop was about cracking open access to Hadoop data for those…
Buying spree continues
Data warehouse vendor [company]Teradata[/company] has made its fourth acquisition of the year, announcing on Wednesday it has bought data-archiving specialist RainStor for…
Data warehouse vendor Teradata continues to step up its game in the broader big data market, this time by acquiring consulting firm Think Big Analytics, which specializes in helping clients deploy open source technologies and build analytics applications.
The social network giant’s new database management system will supposedly improve reliability and cut down on the downtime that occurs when a region server fails.
Teradata announced a new set of features and products on Monday that should improve its position as a go-to analytics vendor even in an age of Hadoop. But as open sources technologies evolve, Teradata might face a challenge to attract new users.
http://www.zdnet.com/teradata-hadoop-big-data-technologies-small-factor-in-our-slowdown-7000022667/ Teradata’s CEO addressed the impact of Hadoop on its earnings call and, according to this report from ZDNet, downplayed its effect.…
Teradata is expanding out of the appliance world by offering a fully managed version of its data warehouse software as a cloud service. The company is also dipping a toe into the NoSQL world — the internet of things — with support for JSON files.
After more than a decade of inertia and rising costs, the spotlight is again on the data warehousing market.
Analytic database vendor ParAccel has been acquired by a relatively quiet database company called Actian. ParAccel targets big data with its scale-out architecture, and it counts Amazon as both an investor and user.
Hadoop experts Qubole have just closed a Series A funding round for their service, which lets users run Hive data warehouse jobs in Amazon’s cloud.
Teradata has been around forever, and its customer base full of huge companies suggests it will probably for a while to come. Here’s how some of its customers use the company’s analytics software.
Platfora, the San Mateo, Calif.-based startup that helped spur a general rethinking of business intelligence for a big data world, is finally…
Can Amazon take on the giants of data warehousing and win? Now we’ll be able to find out as its Paraccel-based Redshift service comes online.
Coopetition lives on as Amazon Web Services partners build atop Amazon infrastructure but then watch as Amazon brings out rival products. It’s the cost of doing business, they say.
Oracle, IBM, Teradata take note: Amazon has you in its crosshairs with new Redshift data warehousing services that are in preview now and slated to be broadly available next year.
Two key members of the Facebook team that created the Hadoop query language Hive are launching their own big data startup called Qubole on Thursday. Qubole is a managed version of Hive that’s hosted on the Amazon Web Services cloud computing infrastructure.
Data warehouse veteran Teradata (s tdc) announced on Wednesday it is buying German software company eCircle in an attempt to gain a…
IBM is working the reins of its Smarter Commerce initiative by rolling out a new Netezza analytics appliance designed to help retailers churn through potentially petabytes of consumer sales data in real time. It’s trying to capitalize on the increased importance of e-commerce to revenues.
Boston-area tech incubator Adverplex is reborn as Cogo Labs and is starting to talk itself up. The 30-person shop, which backed CourseAdvisor and Autotegrity, is also on the hunt for software, analytics and data warehousing talent.
Monday, I sat down with Steve Mills, IBM’s SVP of Software & Systems, to discuss what IBM has in the works around big data, and he didn’t mince words in asserting IBM’s ambitious revenue plans and slamming rivals such as Oracle.
Cambridge, Mass.-based startup Hadapt closed a Series A funding round of $9.5 million for its Hadoop-based software that handles structured and unstructured data in a single system. Norwest Venture Partners and Bessemer Venture Partners led the round, which comes about seven months after Hadapt’s launch.
HPCC Systems has released the open source code of its data-processing software that it’s positioning as a better version of Hadoop. The code is available on Github, and it marks the commencement of HPCC Systems’ quest to build a community of developers underneath Hadoop’s expansive shadow.
Infobright today announced version 4.0 of its analytic database designed for machine-generated data, complete with a handful of innovations that should significantly the speed and accuracy of poring through piles of big data.
Despite an industry-wide push for better and more-complete big data strategies, it’s beginning to look like EMC and IBM will be the two technology vendors earning the most data-related dollars once the dust settles because they’ve embraced the new big data bundle while others have not.
IBM and Revolution Analytics have brought together SQL queries and predictive analytics by integrating R Enterprise statistical analysis software with IBM’s Netezza TwinFin data warehouse appliance. It’s part of a significant evolution in analytics strategies as big data becomes a big issue for all types organizations.
HP announced this morning that it has signed an agreement to acquire analytical database provider Vertica for an undisclosed amount, a decision that finally puts HP into the data warehouse market and analytics space that is becoming more important by the day.
IBM’s Information On Demand and Teradata’s Partners Conference kicked off today, and both companies announced slews of upgrades and new products that directly target the push to do more with more data. Among them is the transition of IBM’s BigInsights Hadoop solution from project to product.