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The Charging Elephant — IBM

by Svetlana Sicular  |  September 23, 2013

To allow our readers compare Hadoop distribution vendors side-by-side, I forwarded the same set of questions to the participants of the recent Hadoop panel at the Gartner Catalyst conference. The questions...

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The Charging Elephant — Pivotal

by Svetlana Sicular  |  August 30, 2013

To allow our readers compare Hadoop distribution vendors side-by-side, I forwarded the same set of questions to the participants of the recent Hadoop panel at the Gartner Catalyst conference. The...

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The Charging Elephant — MapR

by Svetlana Sicular  |  August 26, 2013

To allow our readers compare Hadoop distribution vendors side-by-side, I forwarded the same set of questions to the participants of the recent Hadoop panel at the Gartner Catalyst conference.  The...

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The Charging Elephant — Cloudera

by Svetlana Sicular  |  August 21, 2013

To allow our readers compare Hadoop distribution vendors side-by-side, I forwarded the same set of questions to the participants of the recent Hadoop panel at the Gartner Catalyst conference.  The...

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Now Open

by Svetlana Sicular  |  June 11, 2013

The main obstacle to big data adoption is not technology but understanding how to seize opportunities from big data.  There is a lot to a movie other than the movie...

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The Top Mistake in Evaluating Big Data Initiatives

by Svetlana Sicular  |  May 27, 2013

People starting a big data initiative feel like adventurers entering Terra Incognita. The mere fact of breaking into the big data space is often enough for them to lose ground...

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Data Governance Is the New Black

by Svetlana Sicular  |  September 7, 2012

I cover big data and data governance.  Both are equally challenging and both promise to save the world.  Until recently, I had a false idea, that one of these topics...

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My Catalyst Conference Takeaways

by Richard Watson  |  August 29, 2012

I'm just back from my fifth Catalyst conference in San Diego. This was the biggest Catalyst ever, at almost 1800 attendees, proof that Gartner for Technical Professional analysts have something...

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The #GartnerCat's Pajamas

by Svetlana Sicular  |  August 28, 2012

“Imagine a revolution from 80-character punch cards to 140-character tweets,” —  this Jack Santos punch line has been tweeted and re-tweeted on Day 1 of the Gartner Catalyst conference (#GartnerCat)...

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Cassandra for Greeks or for Geeks?

by Svetlana Sicular  |  August 11, 2012

Technology robs words of their intrinsic meaning: what happened to “like” and “friend”? Is it true that Facebook patented “face”? What is “oracle”? Who is Cassandra — a NoSQL database...

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