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Hadoop demand falls as other big data tech rises

Hadoop isn’t living up to its hype -- which means that both Hadoop vendors and their customers need to widen their array of big data technologies

Oracle zeroes in on Hadoop data with new analytics tool

Oracle Big Data Spatial and Graph focuses on spatial and graph capabilities

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Sick of ETL? Database virtualization can help

Database virtualization, a seemingly bad idea from the past, turns out to be a good idea in the present

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Apache Flink: New Hadoop contender squares off against Spark

A flexible replacement for Hadoop MapReduce that supports real-time and batch processing, Flink offers advantages over Spark

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Adatao enhances Hadoop with natural-language queries and machine learning

By leveraging machine learning, the Data Intelligence Platform hopes to make querying Hadoop as easy as typing questions

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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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Controversial unified-Hadoop project bears first fruit

Hortonworks and Pivotal's Open Data Platform project yields its first tangible results, but they're unlikely to dispel controversy over ODP's mission

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Big data has changed things less than you think

According to a new survey, 75 percent of enterprise data remains structured, although modern data technologies are growing fast

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Review: Storm’s real-time processing comes at a price

The open source stream processing solution is proven reliable at scale, but difficult to learn and use

Need to plumb Hadoop data lakes? This new tool can help

Think Big's Dashboard Engine aims to put big-data insights within closer reach for business users

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Hortonworks to acquire SequenceIQ to speed Hadoop cloud deployments

Budapest-based SequenceIQ is an open source provider of rapid deployment tools for Hadoop

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Hello Geode: Pivotal GemFire is now open source

Pivotal's GemFire database for Hadoop is becoming the Apache-incubated Geode project

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Big data is dead -- long live big data

Soon, we'll see 'prepacked' applications that incorporate the distributed processing, machine learning, and analytics of today's overhyped, custom-made solutions

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Apache project paves path to easier Hadoop

Ambari 2.0 promises a lot, but competition remains strong from the proprietary offerings in the field

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Big data is all about the cloud

Picking between Spark or Hadoop isn’t the key to big data success. Picking the right infrastructure is

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Spark, big data's brightest star, needs to grow up

Spark is the hottest project in big data -- but Databricks, the company behind it, needs to ensure its implementation has a plausible path to maturity

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Beyond Hadoop: The streaming future of big data

Big data technologies like Spark are all the rage, but are they the future? The answer is complicated

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