Tag Archive for big data analytics

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…

Is Big Data Analytics as a Service the Right Choice for Your Business?

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by Angela Guess Jeff Bertolucci of Information Week recently asked, “If you’re ready to pull insights from big data, but analytics isn’t a core competency of your business, what’s the right move? A Long Island, N.Y.-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider is hoping you’ll outsource your analytics chores to its new streaming analytics service rather than tackling…

New Survey Finds Growing Urgency to Embrace Big Data Analytics

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the companies, “A new global study, “Industrial Internet Insights for 2015,” from GE and Accenture reveals there is a growing urgency for organizations to embrace big data analytics to advance their Industrial Internet strategy. However, less than one-third (29 percent) of the 250 executives surveyed…

Big Data Review: What The Surveys Say

Big Data has been getting its fair share of commentary over the last couple months. Surveys from multiple sources have commented on trends and expectations. The Semantic Web Blog provides some highlights here: From Accenture Anayltics’s new Big Success With Big Data report: There remain some gaps in what constitutes Big Data for respondents to…

IBM Partners with DESY to Bring Big Data Analytics to Science

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by Angela Guess Chaiti Sen of Phys.org recently wrote, “IBM today announced it is collaborating with Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY), a leading national research center in Germany, to speed up management and storage of massive volumes of x-ray data. The planned Big Data and Analytics architecture based on IBM software defined technology can handle more than…

Teradata Acquires Hadapt and Revelytix

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by Angela Guess Doug Henschen of Information Week reports, “Has the consolidation of the big data market already begun? Teradata’s twin acquisitions of Hadapt and Revelytix, announced Tuesday, would suggest that it has. Four-year-old Hadapt provides an all-in-one analytics environment designed to handle analysis across data in Hadoop as well as conventional structured data in SQL environments. Nine-year-old Revelytix has…

Big Data: Separating the Facts from the Myths

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by Angela Guess Al Nugent of Adaptive Computing recently wrote, “In the time since I co-wrote Big Data for Dummies (Wiley, 2013), there has been an explosion in the interest around big data (and big analytics and big workflow). While the interest, and concomitant marketing, has been exploding, big data implementations have proceeded at a relatively normal…