A Hybrid Approach to Leverage Intelligent Analytics

“The need to merge real-time analytical processing with on-the-spot transactional decision-making is a problem common to all industries,” noted Monte Zweben, Splice Machine’s cofounder and CEO in a recent DATAVERSITY® interview. Intelligent predictive applications are trained to learn and to adapt, rather than simply being programmed with a limited series of responses. Predictive applications can […]

The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache Hadoop v3.0.0 General Availability

by Angela Guess A recent press release states, “The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 350 Open Source projects and initiatives, today announced Apache® Hadoop® v3.0.0, the latest version of the Open Source software framework for reliable, scalable, distributed computing. Over the past decade, Apache Hadoop has become […]

According to Gartner, Hadoop Adoption is ‘Anaemic’

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 […]

Search And Next-Gen Big Data Apps

Search is a fundamental, a system building block, and something that should be a critical part of enterprise architectures. That’s what Grant Ingersoll, co-founder and CTO at search, discovery and analytics vendor LucidWorks – which leverages the Apache Lucene/Solr open source search project – told an audience at last week’s GigaOM Structure Data event. The […]

A Better HBase with MapR

by Angela Guess Doug Henschen of Information Week reports, “There are now scores of NoSQL products on the market, but none of them have the adoption potential of Apache HBase, the NoSQL database native to the Apache Hadoop platform. Unfortunately, HBase is also an immature platform that suffers from growing-pain flaws including instability and cumbersome administration. Enter […]

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