Tag Archive for big data analytics

Teradata Delivers World’s Most Advanced Hybrid Row and Column Database

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “To help organizations achieve extreme query performance for operational and analytical workloads, Teradata, the big data analytics and marketing applications company, today announced enhancements to the Teradata Database’s  hybrid row and column capabilities. The enhancements provide quicker access to data stored on columnar tables,…

The Data Chef and Better Big Data Analytics

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by Angela Guess James Denman recently wrote for Search Software Quality, “Companies are asking what is big data and how do I use it. The data chef comes up with big data analytics use cases and recipes. Taking us from the raw ingredients to an end result that can be easily consumed — that is…

Can Big Data Analytics Make Government Data More Secure?

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by Angela Guess Frank Konkel recently wrote for NextGov, “According to a new study, the U.S. government’s IT leadership believes hackers permeate infected networks for an average of 16 days before detection. For a sophisticated intruder, 16 days is an eternity to sniff around and ferret out data, manipulate log files and generally wreak silent…

Is Big Data A Miracle or a Curse?

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by Angela Guess Forbes contributor Howard Baldwin recently wrote, “So you’re trying to figure out whether your company should invest in big data analytics. You may be a CIO, you may be in marketing; doesn’t matter. You’re looking at what other people are doing to see whether this technology is going the way of smartphones…

Infographic: How to Make More Money with Big Data

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by Angela Guess Catherine Clifford recently wrote for Entrepreneur.com, “Big data is buzzy, and if you drop the phrase at a cocktail party, you will probably earn yourself some serious street cred. And rightfully so. Big data is big news these days, because it has the potential to make a pretty profound impact on the…

Teradata Acquires RainStor

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Teradata Corp., the big data analytics and marketing applications company, today announced that it completed the acquisition of RainStor, a privately held company specializing in online big data archiving on Hadoop. This acquisition strengthens Teradata’s enterprise-grade Hadoop solutions and will enable organizations to…