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Hadoop is slowly eating conventional analytics

The components of the Hadoop ecosystem won't overthrow Teradata or IBM Netezza any time soon, but ultimately, the commodity solution almost always wins


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Complications of binding data to UI

IBM launches its data warehouse service into the cloud

The DashDB data warehouse relies on in-memory technology to speed up analysis


Search versus analytics: what is the difference?

Despite serving seemingly very different purposes, search engine and an analytics engine could gain to be unified for better use by knowledge workers

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Don't use the cloud like a data warehouse

The 'single source of truth' data model is what IT knows, but not what it should be doing today

Snowflake Computing opens data warehouse to the masses

Cloud startup led by Microsoft veteran Bob Muglia also announces a new $45 million funding round

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A better mousetrap: A JSON data warehouse takes on Hadoop

Sure, a NoSQL or JSON data warehouse sounds faddish, but SonarW is a better solution for many

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3 ways the data lake is actually not helping with IT agility

Through a data lake, everyone can access any data they need for their agile IT project -- even if they are not in IT. Yet, at the end of the day, this nice concept can turn into more of a challenge and hardship than the agility it...

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Microsoft's Azure moves indicate its big data ambitions

Azure SQL Database and Data Lake allow big data work to be done locally or remotely -- and break down barriers between the two

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Apache Parquet paves the way for better Hadoop data storage

Newly graduated from the Apache Incubator, the Parquet project allows column-stored data to be handled at high speed

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No, the data warehouse is not dead

Every surge in new tech prompts declarations that existing tech is circling the drain, but the data warehouse isn't going anywhere -- in fact, it's healthier than ever

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Make sure your data is housebroken

In today’s digitized world, all kind of data is available for anyone to grab. But the same way you would not bring home a dirty, pest-infested and untrained puppy you randomly pick in the street, you don’t want to bring into your...

Manage data responsibly, even if it's big

The advent of modern data management technologies and the popularity of big data projects create many opportunities to ignore information management best practices. Nevertheless, data quality, governance, metadata and security remain...

Teradata brings MapR Hadoop into the data warehouse

Enterprises benefit from extending their data warehouse architectures to handle big data workloads, Teradata says

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IBM's new data tools are low-maintenance, Watson-powered

IBM's data-related services -- dashDB, DataWorks, Cloudant Local, and Watson Analytics -- aim to be easier and more intuitive

Ex-Microsofter Muglia melds SQL analytics, data warehouse as a service

Snowflake's new data warehouse is designed from the ground up for the cloud and is aimed at analytics users who need high elasticity

Data warehouse-as-a-service startup Snowflake comes out of stealth

Snowflake wants to do for the data warehouse what Salesforce did for CRM

SAP makes it cheaper, easier for customers to use Hana in certain scenarios

The move signals that competition has truly arrived in the in-memory database market, says one observer

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