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September 6, 2012  6:14 PM

Can stream-based data processing make Hadoop run faster?

Posted by: Jack Vaughan

The Apache Hadoop distributed file processing system has benefits and is gaining traction. However, it can have drawbacks. Some organizations find that starting up with Hadoop requires rethinking software architecture and that acquiring

August 30, 2012  2:37 PM

Connecting Hadoop distributions to ODBC

Posted by: Jack Vaughan

As more enterprises set their sights on Hadoop's capabilities, new products aim to ease Hadoop integration. Progress DataDirect’s Connect XE for ODBC driver for Hadoop Hive is an example. It boasts scalable connectivity for multiple distributions of Hadoop. Enterprises looking to carry out...

August 20, 2012  8:22 PM

Skills for big data: Hadoop, Pig, Cassandra and more

Posted by: Jack Vaughan
data architecture, hadoop, middleware

Q: What is a data scientist? A: It’s a DBA from California. The joke belies the fact that the world of big data skills right now is pretty much topsy-turvy. If you would you like to look at a short list of

June 13, 2012  5:39 PM

Reporter’s notebook: Hadoop, cloud testing and more

Posted by: Jack Vaughan
Cloud Services, hadoop, Software testing

Perhaps the most famous Big Data technology, Hadoop has gained a following over the years led by Web giants such as Yahoo and Facebook. As time goes on, Hadoop adoption continues to climb. Still, its complexity has made it difficult for smaller enterprises to jump on the...

October 20, 2009  3:10 PM

MercadoLibre employs private cloud to combat server growth

Posted by: Mpontacoloni
cloud computing, hadoop

by Rob Barry Since its launch in 1999, MercadoLibre, Latin America’s largest online marketplace, has continually outgrown its server farm. Because the company had started with Oracle DB to run its databases, it looked into Oracle’s other offerings when deciding the answer to its rapid growth...


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