HP gets closer to Hortonworks

Hewlett-Packard Co. has deepened its partnership with Hadoop distribution maker Hortonworks by investing US$50 million in the startup, for which it gets a seat on the board. The deal not only brings HP

Published on: July 25th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Need OLAP on Hadoop? Here’s two solutions

Canadian organizations are increasingly looking at the open source Hadoop platform for processing large data sets across clusters of commodity servers. For analyzing big data with no pressing time demands for results it

Published on: July 16th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Hadoop bulks up for enterprise

If you need clusters to process big data then Hadoop is the leading platform for consideration. And why not? The open source framework for processing large datasets is available for free to try

Published on: June 8th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Cloudera beefs up security

Open source analytic data management software provider Cloudera has taken some of its recently-raised cash to add more security to its offerings. The company said this week it has bought Gazzang, a Texas-based

Published on: June 5th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Cloudera co-founder sounds off

Enterprises are increasingly looking at taking advantage of the open source Hadoop framework to store and process big data projects. With several distributions to chose from, including ones from Hortonworks Inc., MapR Technologies, EMC and

Published on: May 11th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Data visualization tool lets users flip for Hadoop

Let's face it: Visualization is a numbers game. Every analytics software company has its own way of presenting the numbers. Datameer Inc., which makes a suite that pulls, processes and visualizes data from

Published on: March 28th, 2014 Howard Solomon

IBM to bring cloud to app developers

LAS VEGAS -- For many organizations, cloud computing means software or infrastructure as a service IBM Corp. wants to add a new category: application development in the cloud. In doing so it is

Published on: February 24th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Intel to launch more Hadoop tools

Software companies aren't the only ones that are trying to latch onto the big data movement. Intel Corp. will release a few months what it calls a Data Platform, a suite based on open

Published on: February 14th, 2014 Howard Solomon

What will replace Unix in the data centre?

For some it may take two years, others four, five or even more. Enterprise organizations are beginning to map out their Unix exit strategies as the computer operating system, first installed in 1972,

Published on: December 13th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano