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How IoT & Pre-emptive Analytics at the Edge Change How We Think About Applications

In this special guest feature, Scott Gnau, CTO of Hortonworks, welcomes us to the future of data where the modern data application will need to be highly portable, containerized and connected.

Jethro to Release Jethro Acceleration Engine 2.0 with Auto-cubes

Jethro, provider of an index-based SQL acceleration engine that makes Business Intelligence (BI) work on Hadoop, is slated to release Jethro 2.0 featuring “auto-cubes.”

How To Scale Business Intelligence With Hadoop- Based Platforms

Analyzing big data poses multiple challenges. Highly parallel distributed data architecture is one solution, but until recently it has been mostly limited to databases, not business intelligence (BI) application servers. In this report, application development and delivery (AD&D) pros working on BI initiatives will learn about the capabilities of distributed BI platforms mostly based on […]

BlueTalon Brings Fine-Grained User Access Control, Filtering, and Data Masking to DataStax and Apache Cassandra

BlueTalon®, Inc., a leader in Data-Centric Security, announced BlueTalon 3.1 and the addition of DataStax Enterprise, the database for cloud applications built on Apache Cassandra™, to the list of supported data platforms.

Big Data Cybersecurity Analytics Research Report Ponemon Institute

In this report, Ponemon Institute is pleased to present the findings of Big Data Cybersecurity Analytics, sponsored by Cloudera.

Interview: Justin Kestelyn, Technical Evangelism & Developer Relations at Cloudera

While at Hadoop Summit 2016, I had the opportunity to catch up with Justin Kestelyn, Technical Evangelism & Developer Relations at Cloudera, to discuss all the progress his company has made in the past year and what’s in store for the future.

SQL Engine Leads the Heard

In almost every organization, SQL is at the heart of enterprise data used in transactional systems, data warehouses, columnar databases and analytics platforms to name just a few examples. Additionally, a vast number of commercial and in-house developed tools used to access, manipulate and visualize data rely on SQL. SQL is lifeblood of the modern transaction and decision support systems.

TDWI Hadoop Readiness Guide

An organization’s readiness for Hadoop is not a single state held by a single entity. Corporations, government agencies, educational institutions, healthcare providers, and other types of organizations are complex in that they have multiple departments, lines of business, and teams for various business and technology functions. Each function can be at a different state of readiness for Hadoop, and each function can affect the success or failure of Hadoop programs.

Presto: Open Source for the Enterprise

Presto addresses a real need for a portable SQL on Hadoop tool. It is architected from the ground up for high performance interactive query processing. Open source is a fount of continual innovation, especially with regard to big data. In addition, there are strong tools that come with specific Hadoop distributions. The fact is that organizations will deploy multiple tools. For organizations moving toward a Unified Data Architecture, the rationale for adopting Presto is even stronger.

Hadoop Appliances and Teradata

A White paper by Philip Howard, Bloor Research International Ltd on critical considerations for Hadoop deployments and the role of appliances.