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January 22, 2015  8:14 AM

Has IBM made (hard) Hadoop easier?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Big Data, Hadoop, IBM

It has been said that Hadoop is hard. More specifically, it has been said that the Hadoop framework for distributed processing of large data sets across clusters of computers using simple programming...

November 5, 2014  1:15 AM

The rise of ‘subliminal democratised’ analytics

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Data Analytics, TIBCO

Only 25% of professional workers are using big data analytics says business intelligence company TIBCO. Clearly, this is not enough. Well, not if you sell data analysis and integration technology anyway. hqdefault.jpg


November 3, 2014  9:31 PM

How the connection mechanics work inside the Internet of Things

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Internet of Things, Interoperability, TIBCO

TIBCO StreamBase now supports a wide range of open source connectors enabling customers to connect, understand and act upon the data processed from the Internet of Things. Okay, slow down, can we have that in English please? No problem, let's do it.


September 1, 2014  8:18 AM

Microwavable instant ‘convenient’ cloud analytics, just add data

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Analytics, Big Data, cloud, Data, RapidMiner

RapidMiner has produced what it calls an 'introductory release' of its eponymously named RapidMiner Cloud product that seeks to "make analytics more convenient" -- which means what exactly? 2___7996296_orig.jpg


August 17, 2014  11:27 AM

Hadoop is only a ‘landing zone’, THEN you start big data analytics

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Hadoop, HP, Pentaho, Vertica

retail_dashboard.png Pentaho thinks its new Streamlined Data Refinery solution architecture (optimised for...


June 9, 2014  8:03 AM

What do firms really mean by Hadoop leverage?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Hadoop, Teradata

Does a day go past without a Hadoop update right now? -- clearly not. But why should this be so? Popular wisdom points to the problems associated with "complexity of deployment and management" of environments on this open source framework for big data storage and large-scale dataset...


June 5, 2014  8:21 AM

Using Sqoop to ploop to Hadoop

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
ETL, Hadoop, Syncsort

Syncsort has enhanced its DMX-h Hadoop ETL software. So what? Extract, Transform, Load (ETL) refers to three separate functions combined into a single programming tool. Getting data from enterprise data warehouses and legacy systems (including mainframes) into Hadoop is clearly a key...


June 2, 2014  9:25 AM

How to make Hadoop logfile analysis fun & interesting

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
DevOps, Hadoop, logfile, logs, Testing

21e12devwev.jpgThe heady world of server log analysis kicks up another gear this week with new products proffered...


April 2, 2014  8:03 AM

Has SkySQL MariaDB pulled off the NoSQL + SQL combo challenge?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Developer, MariaDB, NoSQL, SkySQL, SQL

There is something of a war of words (and code) going on between the NoSQL and SQL database camps. Some of it is merely flack; both approaches have their benefits. SQL databases are marked out for their predefined schema (the structure of the database that describes its construction and basic...


March 30, 2014  11:06 AM

MarkLogic champions ‘semantic context’ for NoSQL data insight

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
NoSQL

NoSQL database platform company MarkLogic is having a successful period of growth and says that MarkLogic release 7 is marked out for its elasticity, tiered storage and semantics capabilities. Semantic schemantic -- what could that mean?


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