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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?


March 28, 2014  10:22 AM

Don’t say big data, say big data in motion

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Big Data, Zettaset

What is real time data anyway? As you will know, in computing terms we talk about real time processing (or perhaps "computer responsiveness") as being that level of compute power and speed such that users PERCIEVE that the systems they use are operating at the same speed as human (or indeed...


March 21, 2014  7:09 PM

NoSQL or RDBMs: who will win the database war?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
EDS, NoSQL, PostgreSQL

This is a guest post for Computer Weekly Open Source Insider written by


March 13, 2014  9:23 AM

Rackspace #bigdatabreakfast, you had me at bacon and cloud

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Big Data, cloud, EMC, Rackspace

Rackspace describes itself as the 'open cloud' company no less. Open enough then to host a cloud-enriched big data breakfast in London this month. awordlebacon.png


February 14, 2014  12:38 PM

Actian’s industrialised exoskeleton for Hadoop

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Hadoop

The technology industry spin machine council has met and the findings of the committee agree that -- scaremongering around whether Hadoop can translate to mainstream adoption is worth a punt on a story or two. It is a bit of a recurring trend. robocop.jpg


December 10, 2013  10:29 AM

What big data did next (in 2014)

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Analytics, Big Data, cloud, Data Management, Database, Rackspace

What the hell is happening with big data then? It's the end of 2013 and big data (as a piece of terminology) has been around for somewhere around a decade and a half. The etymology and origins of the term big data are sketchy -- and that in itself may speak volumes i.e. the industry is so fond of...


December 4, 2013  7:17 AM

The “infinitely” scalable InfiniSQL database

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Database, NoSQL, Open source, Red Hat

You know a true technologist is behind a website when its NEWS section is solely devoted to those media outlets that have written about it, rather than it being populated with a splattering of press releases. This purist approach can be seen on the web pages of


November 27, 2013  7:06 PM

Is NoSQL ready for enterprise primetime?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
DataStax, NoSQL, Software

There is lots of interest in NoSQL these days -- at the very least from venture capital firms that are throwing money at the potential leaders in the market like MongoDB, Couchbase and DataStax. However, while there are some case studies detailing enterprises making use of this new technology, the...


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