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Cloudera unveils in-memory store, security layer for Hadoop

Just ahead of the opening of Strata + Hadoop World in New York City tomorrow, Cloudera today unveiled a new open source project to enable real-time analytic applications in Hadoop and an open source security layer for unified access control enforcement in Hadoop.The first project, Kudu, is an in-memory store

Why self-service is everything in BI and big data

When it comes to BI, it still largely operates like it did at a company I worked for in the '90s. A businessperson comes up with an idea, it requires some data, and she's forced to ask IT not only to provide the data but often the report as well.Usually

How do enterprises really use Hadoop?

It's easy to think most of the big, urgent questions around Hadoop are technical: What's so special about Spark vs. MapReduce? What are the data governance tools like?But judging from the turnout at a session at the Strata+Hadoop World 2015 conference in New York yesterday, the most urgent questions may

Report: A data-driven culture is critical to Big Data success

Organizations have made big advances in Big Data analytics, but there’s still a long way to go even though many are already starting to see a significant impact on their bottom line. That’s the biggest takeaway from a new survey conducted by Forbes Insights, sponsored by Teradata Corp., in partnership

Data Cleansing vs Data Maintenance: Which One Is Most Important?

There are always two aspects to data quality improvement. Data cleansing is the one-off process of tackling the errors within the database, ensuring retrospective anomalies are automatically located and removed. Another term, data maintenance, describes ongoing correction and verification – the process of continual improvement and regular checks. Often, businesses

SAP embraces Hadoop with new in-memory analytics tool

A new tool from SAP will allow companies to analyze distributed Hadoop data alongside corporate data using the ERP giant's Hana in-memory computing platform. Announced on Tuesday, SAP Hana Vora is an in-memory query engine that taps the Apache Spark execution framework to deliver interactive analytics on Hadoop.More>>

Enterprise Archiving with Apache Hadoop

The landscape of enterprise data is changing with the advent of enterprise social data, Internet of Things (IoT), log and click streams. The reason this is called big data is because this exceeds the processing capacity of conventional database systems.More>>

Google Adds Big Data Services To Cloud Platform

Google announced the general availability of two big data products formerly in beta: Google Cloud Dataflow and Google Cloud Pub/Sub. The two tools complete Google’s plan to bring its entire suite of internal big data tools into general availability.More>>