PayPal Sees Need for Both RDBMS, Hadoop

Bert Latamore | June 15th

Big data and therefore Hadoop are at the center of many important processes within 15-year-old PayPal, says the Internet bank's Director of Engineering Anil Madan. But that does not mean that he sees any decrease...»

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Yammer Would Be The Best $1 Billion Microsoft Could Ever Spend

Matt Weinberger | June 14th

The rumor mill is working overtime with suggestions that Microsoft might be purchasing social networking provider Yammer for as much as $1 billion. But given Microsoft's near-absence from the social landscape, that billion could be...»

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Apache Cassandra Meets Hadoop at DataStax

Bert Latamore | June 14th

“This whole Hadoop thing is really catching on,” says Matt Pfeil, Co-Founder and VP of Customer Solutions for DataStax, the company behind the productization of Apache Cassandra. Cassandra, Pfeil explained in an interview...»

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Hortonworks Focused on Making Apache Hadoop Enterprise-Ready

Bert Latamore | June 13th

Hortonworks CEO Rob Bearden opened the Hadoop Summit 2012 show his company is sponsoring with a message of cooperation rather than competition and said his company's goal remains developing Apache Hadoop into a enterprise-ready technology...»

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Cloud Provider Combines High Security and Efficiency on Dell Backbone

Bert Latamore | June 13th

“Security is a challenge for every cloud provider,” says Alex Rodriguez, VP of Systems Engineering and Product Development for Pittsburgh-based communications and cloud service provider Expedient Communications. “You are asking clients to trust you...»

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Latest Big Data Trends Revealed with Jaspersoft Q2 Index

Maria Deutscher | June 13th

Business intelligence software firm Jaspersoft operates JasperForge.org, a community site that, among other things, allows developers to download open-source big data technology. That covers pretty much all of the Apache projects associated with...»

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Your Complete Guide to Hadoop: Issues, Ecosystem and More

Bert Latamore | June 13th

Is your company interested in Hadoop? Want to look like an expert to your boss? Wikibon Principal Research Contributor Jeff Kelly has published a comprehensive assessment of the state of Hadoop and the five...»

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Hadoop Summit 2012: New Products and New Insight

Maria Deutscher | June 13th

The fifth annual Hadoop Summit is a two-day event that will kick off tomorrow, and it’s also one of the two events that we’re covering this week. Event co-host Hortonworks and a few partners decided...»

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Analysis: Hortonworks Puts Stake in Ground with New Hortonworks Data Platform – Focus on Big Deals and Ecosystem Growth

John Furrier | June 12th

Hortonworks announces Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP). Hortonworks is including all the normal features around a distribution for Hadoop such as Pig, Hive, Ozzie, etc.  The key features are the new things that they are providing...»

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Analytics Marathon Starts Ahead of Hadoop Summit 2012

Maria Deutscher | June 12th

Yahoo and HortonWorks are hosting the fifth annual Hadoop Summit this week, and the floodgates are already open. A day before the conference kicks off the firm already took the opportunity to announce...»

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