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Survey Shows Improvements in Big Data Analytics Tools

by Angela Guess A recent article reports that a new report by The Data Warehousing Institute shows “New technologies are enabling companies to perform increasingly sophisticated data analytics on very large and very diverse data sets.” The article notes that the report “is based on responses from 325 IT managers, business users and consultants at…

Will Big Data Change Everything?

by Angela Guess A recent article notes that many data professionals are claiming that Big Data will change everything. The author, Bill Franks, asks whether this is really the case: “As with any new topic getting a lot of attention, there are all sorts of claims related to how Big Data is going to fundamentally…

Hadoop to Become More User-Friendly

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by Angela Guess A new article reports that forthcoming updates to Apache Hadoop will make the technology considerably more user-friendly. The article states, “A planned upgrade to Hadoop distributed computing platform, which has become popular for analyzing large volumes of data, is intended to make the platform more user-friendly, said Eric Baldeschwieler, CEO of HortonWorks,…