C-level executives often wonder why the work to resolve complex problems seems to never get done while the organization clearly has the data science talent at hand. Skill sets alone often don’t cut it; the key to problem solving is matching the DNA of the problem to the DNA of fit-for-purpose
Big data technologies like Hadoop are providing enterprises a cost-effective way to store and analyze data. Enterprises are looking at using Hadoop to augment their traditional data warehouse. Compared to traditional data warehouse solutions, Hadoop can scale using commodity hardware and can be
Batch processing of big data often doesn’t provide the performance desired for interactive queries. Performance will depend on the type and volume of data being processed. When interactive exploration or analytics is needed, data staging with analytics-oriented, high-volume databases is needed.
If this was a start-up, that would be good for at least $100M...
Analytics. Big Data. At a recent conference I attended, one of the keynote speakers stated that start-ups with “Analytics” in their business description are getting about two times the average valuation by the venture capital
Still NOT Positioned For Analytics
Oracle’s Big Data Appliance, originally announced in October 2011, is now officially for sale and includes the Cloudera distribution of Hadoop. Despite the inclusion of Cloudera, Oracle's position on Hadoop remains fundamentally different than IBM. IBM embraces
I mentioned in my previous post that Netezza is excited about our partnership with Cloudera and Hadoop because we’ve already seen some of our customers benefit from the synergy of Hadoop and Netezza TwinFin™ technologies working together.
As I noted, these types of strategies play to the strengths
Two things before I begin:
I’ll begin this posting with a call for inputs. Below I will list a few of the most common Hadoop/Netezza co-existence deployment patterns we have seen to date. But I would like to hear from others. As you see the continuing deployment of Hadoop in the enterprise and