A guide to data mining with Hadoop

How businesses can realise and capitalise on the opportunities that Hadoop offers The idea of gaining knowledge through specialised analysis of mass data started with data collection in the 1960s, and has steadily increased both in the amount of data processed and the sophistication of questions businesses try to answer. Through this progression from static […]

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MemSQL adds open-source connector to external data sources

MemSql open sourceMemSQL adds open-source connector to external data sources  MemSQL Inc. has returned to the limelight four months after its landmark funding round with the release of an open-source connector for its namesake database that simplifies the process of importing data from external sources. The launch is the latest milestone in the startup’s efforts to remove the […]

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Oracle Corporation ORCL To Be Crushed By Hadoop, MongoDB?

In a program on CNBC, it was reported that Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) has missed its earnings estimates for no less than three consecutive quarters. This means that the company is plummeting and a massive change has to be introduced. Nomura Securities analyst Rick Sherlund said that Cloud is the solution for Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL). Industry […]

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Datameer picks up $19M to help companies do analytics along with Hadoop

Hadoop, the leading framework used by companies to process huge amounts of data, has become all the rage right now. And commercial distributors of Hadoop, including Cloudera and Hortonworks, receive the bulk of the mindshare. But there’s another set of companies that offer analytics on top of Hadoop, and they benefit when the Hadoop companies […]

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Teradata throws itself further into Hadoop with Think Big buy

Teradata throws itself further into Hadoop with Think Big buy Teradata, a company that sells data-warehousing hardware and software for storing and serving corporate information, has pulled out its wallet for another big data business. Instead of buying software, as it did last month, today Teradata reached for a big data consulting company called Think Big Analytics. […]

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