After progressing all the way up to version 0.99, HBase 1.0 is here; a major milestone in the Apache project’s development, offering some exciting features and new APIs without sacrificing stability.
Every Hadoop vendor wants to be different. MapR opt for NoSQL approach to their special Hadoop sauce
Planned to help cement Impalas real time credentials, the two companies unveil details behind a new column format for Hadoop.
The creator of Hadoop, Doug Cutting talks about the evolution of the project from purely an open source project to one of the most important technologies of the last 30 years. He looks at the changes taking place in the economics of large scale computing and what is possible with data, focusing on how integration with existing IT infrastructure is key to the success of Hadoop and other big data technologies. Doug then discusses how Big Data enables organizations to combine legacy data and new datasets in powerful/innovative ways, with examples for customer analytics, new products/services and real-time processes. Finally he looks at how to become a data driven organisation in the brave new big data world, where large scale analytics are made both possible and economica
Eclipse Strategic Developer Member and JCP member Talend yesterday unveiled the latest version of their data integration hub Open Studio, honing in on helping enterprises understand their data woes
The rise of NoSQL is characterized with confusion and ambiguity; very much like any fast-emerging organic movement in the absence of well-defined standards and adequate software solutions. Whether you are a developer or an architect, many questions come to mind when faced with the decision of where your data should be stored and how it should be managed. What does the rise of all these NoSQL technologies mean to my enterprise? What is NoSQL to begin with? Does it mean “No SQL”? Could this be just another fad? Is it a good idea to bet the future of my enterprise on these new exotic technologies and simply abandon proven mature Relational DataBase Management Systems (RDBMS)? How scalable is scalable? Assuming that I am sold, how do I choose the one that fit my needs best?
Big data and analytics go hand-in-hand, yet the technology for processing isn’t at that level. Just yet. Apache Drill, based upon Google Dremel aims to change things. Is it a Hadoop killer? It doesn’t look like it…
With partnerships and deals being struck up daily, we take stock of the Hadoop space and who has positioned themselves the best for the coming months. Some are suggesting it won’t matter though…
The Apache Software Foundation has unveiled the second series to their network crawling and indexing search framework, Apache Nutch is now generally available, promising to help facilitate the winds of change, in regards to Big Data and NoSQL databases.
The rule-based routing and mediation engine gets a big cloud-focused update in time for its fifth year in development.
We always like to profile some exciting projects that come over the horizon making big noises – enter highly scalable graph database Titan
The explosion of Big Data has caught many off-guard and some enterprises are unaware how to analyse the reams of data at their disposal. We talk to Jaspersoft for some handy tips and about the Big Data Index
The leading open source BI company is able to gauge demand for popular Big Data sources including Hadoop Hive, HBase, MongoDB, Cassandra and more
As Netflix becomes an all-consuming video streaming behemoth, they’ve been chronicling their transition to NoSQL to cope with the huge demand. Now they offer two Cassandra clients to the masses.