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Birst's CEO says data warehouses are not dead

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Birst, the Sequoia-backed business intelligence startup, rolled out a new feature today that targets data warehouses, and makes potentially juicy data accessible to business users. The new product, known as Distributed Business Analytics, combines structured data from data warehouses and any potentially useful departmental data (spreadsheets, lists and files) and...
Birst's CEO says data warehouses are not dead
Amazon's new data warehousing service takes aim at "old guard" IT giants
Amazon launches RedShift for massive petabyte-scale data analysis in the cloud
Platfora shows a whole new way to do business intelligence on big data

Podcast: The pros and cons of using Hadoop

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Being able to properly analyze all available data is crucial to companies’ successes today. In the latest GigaOM Research podcast, Jo Maitland and Joseph Turian discuss the positives and negatives of using Hadoop to make this possible. (download) iTunes Stitcher Radio SHOW NOTES Host: Jo Maitland Speaker: Joseph Turian Find...
Podcast: The pros and cons of using Hadoop
Cloudera makes SQL a first-class citizen in Hadoop

Hadoop vs. EDWs: trends in enterprise adoption

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There is an interesting clash of perspectives occurring in the enterprise market between the Hadoop newcomers and the old-school data warehousing providers. The latter are attempting to paint Hadoop into a corner, narrowing its usefulness to a limited set of functionality, while at the other end, the Hadoop providers are...
Hadoop vs. EDWs: trends in enterprise adoption

Mobile can be the 'personalization lens' for offline stores

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Online shopping shows customers are craving personalized shopping experiences – and mobile can help inject that same, data-driven digital enhancement in to bricks-and-mortar stores, panelists at GigaOM’s Mobilize conference agreed. “You can’t reconfigure a physical space to personalize it,” Shopkick co-founder Aaron Emigh told a panel on the topic. “But...
Mobile can be the 'personalization lens' for offline stores

Watch out HP, IBM, Teradata, Oracle: Amazon Redshift is here

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Amazon announced plans for Redshift, its answer to pricier data warehouses from IBM, HP, Oracle, last November and, as promised, it’s broadly available in the first quarter of 2013. Redshift, based on technology from ParAccel, claims to offer big-time data warehouse capability for 1/10 the price of legacy suppliers and...
Watch out HP, IBM, Teradata, Oracle: Amazon Redshift is here

Sponsored post: Hadoop and the data warehouse: when to use which

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Teradata will bring together two of the most trusted experts in their fields to examine how big data technologies are being used today by practical big data practitioners… About the speakers: Eric Baldeschwieler (aka “E14”), CTO and founder of Hortonworks, and Hadoop luminary will provide perspective on the role of...
Sponsored post: Hadoop and the data warehouse: when to use which

Is the cloud the right place for your data warehouse?

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The single biggest news coming from Amazon Web Service's first user conference recently was the launch of the company's newest service, Redshift, a cloud-based data warehouse tool. And it prompts the question: Is the cloud the right place for data warehousing? AWS officials say for businesses struggling to manage...
Is the cloud the right place for your data warehouse?

A Startup Amazon Invited To Launch At Its Conference Went There And Found Out Amazon's Now Competing With It (AMZN)

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BitYota is a cool new cloud startup that Amazon invited to launch this week on stage at the online retailer's first-ever cloud customer conference in Las Vegas. And then Amazon turned around and punched it in the gut. On the same stage where BitYota had given its demo, Amazon executive...
A Startup Amazon Invited To Launch At Its Conference Went There And Found Out Amazon's Now Competing With It (AMZN)
Violin Memory acquires GridIron Systems to boost data center application speeds

For data warehousing startups, Amazon is both friend and rival

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Here’s the thing about being an Amazon Web Services software partner: you’re going to be competing with Amazon Web Services. Case in point: On Wednesday at the AWS: Reinvent show, Amazon announced the preview of its Redshift data warehousing service to considerable hubbub — pitching it as a much-less costly...
For data warehousing startups, Amazon is both friend and rival
Hadoop 2.0 & YARN: Get Ready For This Summer's Big Data Breakthrough

Sponsored post: Hadoop and the data warehouse: when to use which

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Live webinar (April 30, 2013) “Hadoop and the Enterprise Data Warehouse: When to Use Which” Teradata will bring together two of the most trusted experts in their fields to examine how big data technologies are being used today by practical big data practitioners… About the speakers Eric Baldeschwieler (aka “E14”),...
Sponsored post: Hadoop and the data warehouse: when to use which
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East London's 20 hottest tech startups

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There are more than 3,000 tech firms in east London, employing up to 50,000 people in the digital economy. Here are 20 companies to watch out forGECKOBOARD Data analysisWhat: A hosted, real-time visualisation tool-set that enables businesses to see all their data (web analytics, sales figures etc) in one place.Founder:...
East London's 20 hottest tech startups

How Birst thinks it can make data warehouses useful again

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Analytics startup Birst wants to plant a cloud seed in your data warehouse to make it accessible to the business users who actually need it. No, it’s not trying to move any data to the cloud, but rather is implementing tried-and-true cloud product architecture to rethink how users interact with...
How Birst thinks it can make data warehouses useful again

'Big data' startup Platfora wants to unleash the potential of Hadoop

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NEW YORK: Platfora, the Andreessen Horowitz-backed “big data” startup, unveiled the product it has been baking for over a year at the Strata conference. The Silicon Valley-based company publicly launched its technology that crunches raw data in Hadoop, the open source framework, and turns it into intelligence for business users. For years,...
'Big data' startup Platfora wants to unleash the potential of Hadoop

Teradata to connect Hadoop and data warehouses, roll out new appliance

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Teradata on Monday said it will let data-warehouse appliance owners quickly and easily supplement analysis of data stored in the appliance with data processed in Hadoop. The idea is to make it easier for more users to benefit from Hadoop and keep performance high. Teradata also announced the new Active...
Teradata to connect Hadoop and data warehouses, roll out new appliance

For big data achievements, IT and analysts need to work together

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One trend emerging throughout GigaOM’s Structure:Data conference today is the collaboration between man and machine to solve big-data problems. Speaking with Phil Francisco, vice president of product management for big data at IBM, and Emile Werr, head of enterprise data architecture at the New York Stock Exchange, my colleague Barb...
For big data achievements, IT and analysts need to work together

30 Tech Skills That Will Instantly Net You A $100,000+ Salary

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When you have the right tech skills, you can command a great salary. But it's an ever-changing target. One day a skill is hot and the next it's not. Job site Dice.com just sent us a list of tech skills that are worth over $100,000 a year. And that's just...
30 Tech Skills That Will Instantly Net You A $100,000+ Salary

Selling your big data initiative to your c-suite

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With vital business information spread across your company, at different locations, in various databases and data warehouses, and now potentially in big data platforms like Hadoop, there is no easy way to manage all of this infrastructure, let alone get value out of the data that resides in these systems....
Selling your big data initiative to your c-suite

Big Data Is Less About Size, And More About Freedom

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Editor’s note: Big Data has been around for a long time between credit card transactions, phone call records and financial markets. Companies like AT&T, Visa, Bank of America, Ebay, Google, Amazon and more have massive databases they mine for competitive advantage. But lately, Big Data is finding its way...
Big Data Is Less About Size, And More About Freedom

Hadoop vs. EDWs: trends in enterprise adoption

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There is an interesting clash of perspectives occurring in the enterprise market between the Hadoop newcomers and the old-school data-warehousing providers. The latter are attempting to paint Hadoop into a corner, narrowing its usefulness to a limited set of functionality, while at the other end, the Hadoop providers are expanding...
Hadoop vs. EDWs: trends in enterprise adoption

MapR Hadoop Expands Data Analysis Tools

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MapR today announced a comprehensive set of data connection options for Hadoop enabling a wide range of data import and export options to extend the ability to connect to data warehouses and applications such as Talend Open Studio, Pentaho Kettle and an OBDC driver. A summary of the announcement from...
MapR Hadoop Expands Data Analysis Tools

Startup Precog says big data doesn't need to be so complex

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“Hadoop is stupid.” There you have it, from the mouth of Precog Founder and CEO John De Goes. No, he’s not suggesting companies abandon the world’s de facto big data platform, just that they avoid a whole lot of complexity by using Hadoop where it’s useful — relatively simple analysis...
Startup Precog says big data doesn't need to be so complex
Amazon Takes Redshift, Its Cloud-Based Data Warehouse Killer, Global

Amazon Web Services launches "petabyte-scale" Redshift data warehouse, with NASA, Netflix and others

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Amazon has announced that its cloud-based storage service, Amazon Web Services (AWS), is rolling out a “limited preview” of Amazon Redshift in cahoots with a handful of big-name beta participants, including Flipboard, NASA/JPL, Netflix and Schumacher Group. Redshift is essentially a petabyte-scale data warehouse service in the cloud, letting companies...
Amazon Web Services launches "petabyte-scale" Redshift data warehouse, with NASA, Netflix and others
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