Datameer adds automation to Hadoop

The open-source Hadoop framework for processing pools of big data across clusters of servers is a boon for organizations with large stocks of data. However, making efficient use of the platform for analyzing

Published on: October 2nd, 2014 Howard Solomon

Teradata buys big data specialist

Teradata has bought Think Big Analytics, Inc., a consulting and solutions company focused on Hadoop and big data solutions. "This is Teradata's third big data-related acquisition in six weeks, all of which are

Published on: September 7th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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