Tag Archive for Hadoop

Predictions for Data Science Over the Coming Years

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by Angela Guess Michael Natusch recently wrote for IT Pro Portal, “This year we can expect to see the data storage and data science landscapes mature, break our trust, and surprise us. Last year was a big year for big data, and enterprises are increasingly showcasing more production uses of Hadoop, demonstrating more successes with…

According to Gartner, Hadoop Adoption is ‘Anaemic’

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by Angela Guess The Register contributor Gavin Clarke yesterday wrote, “Forget the hype and the vendors chinning each other – Hadoop is still not ready for take-off. That’s according to Gartner, whose latest short story in the Hadoop-is-not-ready saga has predicted ‘anaemic’ adoption of Hadoop for at least the next two years. The biggest problem…

Integrating NoSQL Databases with Hadoop

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by Angela Guess Adam Shepherd recently wrote for Database Trends and Applications, “While Hadoop, a platform for big data analytics, and NoSQL, a database technology for enterprise, web, mobile, and IoT applications, may seem different, they do complement each other. In a recent DBTA webcast, Shane Johnson, senior product marketing manager, Couchbase discussed the relationship…

Revolutionizing Big Data and Hadoop: Operations and Analytics

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by Jelani Harper The implementation of a Big Data initiative through utilizing Hadoop enables organizations to achieve a number of key objectives in their overall data-centric processes including: Incorporating more sources: According to MapR CMO Jack Norris, “There’s going to be ever increasing sources of data. The rate of increase is growing. 60 to 70…

MapR Integrates its Hadoop Distribution with Teradata QueryGrid

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced the integration of its utility-grade Hadoop distribution architected for real-time, data-centric enterprises with Teradata QueryGrid, providing best-in-class big data analytics across multiple data sets with a single query. ‘With tightly integrated…

MapR Free Hadoop On-Demand Training Exceeds 10,000 Registrants in First Month

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by Angela Guess According to a recent article out of the company, “MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced its newly available free Hadoop On-Demand Training program has enrolled more than 10,000 registrants worldwide in its first 30 days, signaling strong interest in Hadoop skills training.  MapR is also…

A Look Inside the Open Data Platform Debate

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by Angela Guess Jeff Kelly recently wrote for Wikibon Premium, “The creation of the Open Data Platform has resulted in a pretty vigorous debate among industry players about the need (or not) for such an industry consortium to help speed Hadoop adoption in the enterprise. Rather than take up a lot of space detailing the…

What is Hadoop, and What Can It Do?

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by Angela Guess Matt Asay recently wrote in ReadWrite, “‘What is Hadoop?’ is a simple question with a not-so-simple answer. Using it successfully is even more complex. Even its creator Doug Cutting offered an accurate-but-unsatisfying “it depends” response when I asked him last week at the Strata+Hadoop World conference to define Hadoop. He wasn’t being…

DataRPM Announces Version 8.0 Platform, Marks Next Step In Hadoop Data Discovery Evolution

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by Angela Guess According to a recent article out of the company, “DataRPM, backed by InterWest Partners and Cloudera Co-Founder Dr. Amr Awadallah, announces Version 8.0 of its leading smart machine insights software, aiming to make the next leap in machine-led Data Intelligence. With the announcement at the Strata Conference in San Jose, DataRPM establishes…