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Posts from Date:   2014-6

Don’t Forget the Hadoop Developers

by Nick Heudecker  |  June 30, 2014

Over the last two years, several companies have rushed to get SQL-on-Hadoop products or projects to market. Having a familiar SQL interface makes the data stored in Hadoop more accessible, and therefore more useful to larger parts of the organization. Search, another capability broadly available from several Hadoop vendors, enables more use cases for a […]

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Benefits and Risks in Curated Open Source

by Nick Heudecker  |  June 24, 2014

Today, Aerospike announced its in-memory NoSQL DBMS is available under the AGPL license, the same license used by a few of its competitors. According to Aerospike, there were a number of reasons to pursue an open source path, such as getting their DBMS into the hands of developers – who are the people leading the […]

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What’s Beyond MapReduce? It Depends.

by Nick Heudecker  |  June 6, 2014

Hadoop, or the fundamental concept behind it, has now existed for ten years. In 2004, Google released the original MapReduce paper. This paper resulted in the development of Hadoop, which helped spur much of the Big Data hype and discussion. Processing massive amounts of data with MapReduce has resulted in innovations and cost savings. But […]

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