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Too Integrated to Fail, But No Longer Competent to Deliver

Ashish Gupta Actian

In this special guest feature, Ashish Gupta of Actian discusses how legacy solutions were not architected to handle the requirements of today, but with traditional systems so pervasive (and so much having been invested in them) organizations are reluctant to rip and replace.

Datameer’s Stefan Groschupf on the State of the Hadoop Industry


As another episode of the Big Data & Brews industry perspectives series, Stefan Groschupf, CEO of our friends over at Datameer, gives his perspective on how the Hadoop industry is evolving through strategic consolidations.

Introduction to Docker


In the Twitter University presentation below, dotCloud founder and CTO Solomon Hykes demonstrates Docker, an open source project designed to easily create lightweight, portable, self-sufficient containers from any application.

Enabling Value for Converged Commercial HPC and Big Data Infrastructures through Lustre*

big data infrastructure

A number of industries rely on high-performance computing (HPC) clusters to process massive amounts of data. As these same organizations explore the value of Big Data analytics based on Hadoop, they are realizing the value of converging Hadoop and HPC onto the same cluster rather than scaling out an entirely new Hadoop infrastructure.

Digging Deep into Data Science and the Silicon Valley


In this special guest feature, David Richards of WANdisco pays tribute to noted computer scientist Alan Turing in terms of the rise of the Big Data industry.

Nokia Networks Expand Use of WANdisco Big Data Technology

BigData use case

WANdisco, a leading provider of continuous-availability software for global enterprises to meet the challenges of Big Data, announced mobile broadband specialist, and Nokia Corporation NOK, -2.79% subsidiary, Nokia Networks, has expanded use of WANdisco’s big data technology to deliver continuous availability with performance and scalability for its Subscriber Data Management (SDM) solution built on Hadoop to manage and streamline telecommunications.

insideBIGDATA Guide to Retail


In this new insideBIGDATA Guide to Retail, the goal is directed toward line of business leaders in conjunction with enterprise technologists with a focus on the above opportunities for retailers and how Dell can help them get started. The guide also will serve as a resource for retailers that are farther along the big data path and have more advanced technology requirements.

This article is the first in a series that explores a high-level view of how the retail industry has been influenced by big data technologies.

Hadoop 101: Keys to the Kingdom – SQL in Hadoop


In the Hadoop Summit 2015 presentation below, SVP of Engineering at Actian, Emma McGrattan will discuss ways users can navigate around Hadoop’s technology limitations and turn it into a high-performance, fully-functional analytics engine.

The Five Attributes of Highly Successful Hadoop Deployments

Sean Suchter

In this special guest feature, Sean Suchter of Pepperdata takes a look at the most important attributes of a successful Hadoop deployment and offers best practices for organizations looking to maximize ROI from a Hadoop investment.

Datameer’s Stefan Groschupf on Big Data Governance


As another episode of the Big Data & Brews industry perspectives series, Stefan Groschupf, CEO of our friends over at Datameer, talks about the difference between data governance and big data governance.