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Splice Machine 1.0 offers speedy, scalable SQL on Hadoop

Splice Machine update offers cross-integration with Hadoop apps and supports migration paths from other databases

HP plugs the Vertica analytics engine into Hadoop

HP Vertica for SQL on Hadoop promises to pair the reliability of SQL with the scalability of Hadoop

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The decline and fall of big data

The most hyped technology of the past decades, big data will soon be part of the daily life for 73% of IT organizations. When big data becomes just data, the hype will decline and fall but big data itself, and the associated...

The marketing of going public

Hortonworks’ early stage IPO filing raises questions about their relatively low revenue numbers, and high losses. It may be a way for them to raise their marketing profile, get a leadership aura, and benefit from Wall Street’s...

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Hadoop's growth opens up demand for data migration tools

As more companies adopt Hadoop, they need help getting their data onto the platform -- and a new need is born

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8 big trends in big data analytics

Big data technologies and practices are moving quickly. Here's what you need to know to stay ahead of the game

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Why BI projects fail -- and how to succeed instead

You can't simply shop for a BI solution and expect good results -- you need to think through your strategy first. Here's how to go about it

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Building a Hadoop cluster? Start with these five vendors

If you're building a Hadoop cluster in-house and want more than the white-box experience, these hardware makers offer a gamut of Hadoop bundles

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12 things I hate about Hadoop

Hadoop is a wonderful creation, but it's evolving quickly and it can exhibit flaws. Here are my dozen downers

Hortonworks adds security, Spark, and Stinger-powered SQL to Hadoop

Hortonworks's HDP 2.2 rolls new features into many underlying Apache projects, including an open-sourced security framework

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Cloud-hosted Hadoop as a service now does SQL

Altiscale's Hadoop-as-a-service in the cloud now has SQL querying courtesy of Apache's Hive project

Moving Hadoop beyond batch processing and MapReduce

Apache Tez framework opens the door to a new generation of high-performance, interactive, distributed data processing applications

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Twitter's Hadoop project gets Apache's blessing

Twitter's open source, real-time computation framework picks up the Apache Foundation's full backing and support

Bossie Awards 2014: The best open source big data tools

InfoWorld's top picks in distributed data processing, data analytics, machine learning, NoSQL databases, and the Hadoop ecosystem

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Hortonworks reignites Spark to boost Hadoop

Hortonworks puts its development expertise into bolstering Spark, Hadoop's in-memory processing system, to craft a next-generation tool

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3 make-or-break interview questions for developers

It's developer season at my company. Unlike with deer season, we’re hiring rather than shooting, though not all survive the interview process

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10 ways to query Hadoop with SQL

Here's a look at different ways to query Hadoop via SQL, some of which are part of the latest edition of MapR's Hadoop distribution

SAP spices up its predictive analytics and visualization apps

Highlights of the update include Hadoop support and a tie-in to BusinessObjects

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