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Cloudera Focuses Message, Takes Fifth On Pending Moves

Cloudera executives can’t talk about IPO or cloud-services rumors. Here what’s on the record from the Cloudera Analyst Conference. There were a few elephants in the room at the March … Continue reading

March 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Google Cloud Invests In Data Services, Scales Business

Google Cloud is adding must-have enterprise features and scaling the business to meet data platform, machine learning and AI demand. Here’s a progress report. Google’s reputation for big data, machine … Continue reading

March 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Teradata Amps Up Cloud And Consulting Offerings

Teradata is thinking outside of box sales with VMware, AWS and Azure deployment options and new solutions and consulting services. At this week’s Teradata Partners Conference in Atlanta the company … Continue reading

September 14, 2016 · 7 Comments

SAP Reportedly Buying Altiscale to Power Big Data Services

SAP needs to address big data, streaming and IoT apps. Altiscale would accelerate efforts to deliver high-scale and high-performance cloud data services. SAP is acquiring Altiscale, VentureBeat reported on August … Continue reading

August 26, 2016 · 3 Comments

Workday Deal For Platfora Leaves Questions

Workday says Platfora buy will bolster its petabyte-scale analysis capabilities. It’s good news for Workday customers, but Platfora customers should be prepared for change. Human resources and financial applications vendor Workday … Continue reading

July 22, 2016 · 1 Comment

Hadoop Hits 10 Years: Growing Up Fast

Hadoop security, data management, data governance and analysis options remain works in progress, but a rich ecosystem is emerging to fill gaps and democratize the platform. Apache Hadoop marks its … Continue reading

April 20, 2016 · 1 Comment

Cloudera Takes to the Cloud, Highlights Industry Use Cases

Cloudera plans public cloud push as applications multiply in financial services, insurance, life sciences, retail and telecommunications. Hadoop may not be easy, but it is gaining mainstream adoption. Hadoop is … Continue reading

March 23, 2016 · 1 Comment

Hortonworks Connected Data Platforms: More Than Sum of Parts

Hortonworks integrates Hortonworks Data Platform (Hadoop) and Hortonworks DataFlow (streaming data) platforms to offer a cohesive approach to analyzing data in motion and data at rest. Here’s how they fit together. The “Connected … Continue reading

March 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Spark Summit East Report: Enterprise Appeal Grows

Spark adopters including Bloomberg, Comcast, Capital One and EBay share compelling use cases. Data processing, streaming and analytics use-case scenarios multiply. What’s the business case for Apache Spark? After the … Continue reading

February 19, 2016 · 2 Comments

IBM Adds Yet More Cloud Data Services To Its Portfolio

  IBM adds cloud services for database deployment, graph analysis, predictive analytics and data-enrichment, hoping to attract developers and data scientists to IBM Bluemix. IBM on February 4 added a … Continue reading

February 4, 2016 · 1 Comment