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Sanjay Mehta, VP of Product Marketing for Splunk joins John Furrier and Dave Vellante in theCUBE’s ongoing coverage of Hadoop Summit. The three discuss the recently announced HUNK, a beta product that combine Splunk and Hadoop. Mehta explains that HUNK allows users to explore and visualize data that resides in Hadoop natively. This product allows users to analyze undetermined data and aims “to deliver better analytics and better insights.” Mehta says that HUNK “collects massive streams of data and turns that into charts and dashboards that can be shared across the organization.” The company addresses a recurring question among users who... more »
John Furrier and Dave Vellante, theCUBE co-hosts, broadcast live today from Hadoop Summit 2013 in San Jose, discussing the Hadoop Driven Business and the challenges arising from massive Hadoop adoption in terms of security and governance. Their guest, Aaron Davies-Morris, Managing Director, Worldwide Professional Services with Intel, talked about his company's current business strategy. Vellante started the interview by asking Davies-Morris the reason behind Intel's involvement with Hadoop distribution, the motivation for getting in the Hadoop market. Davies believes that Hadoop distribution increases chip sales, which is a good thing for their share-holders. Explaining the company's vision, he added: "As a company we... more »
Shaun Connolly, VP of Corporate Strategy for Hortonworks joins John Furrier and Dave Vellante in theCUBE’s ongoing coverage of Hadoop Summit 2013. The three discuss Hortonworks strategy, value and how conversations concerning the company's value have changed. Connolly believes Hadoop really has emerged as the system uniquely qualified to store massive amounts of data at a significantly large scale. Vellante notes that Hadoop began as an enterprise oriented vision. Connolly acknowledges that Hortonworks now deals with many more mainstream enterprise users. Furrier asks Connolly, as a strategy expert, “What’s the biggest change in the Hadoop ecosystem since last year?” Connolly suggests some... more »
Bitcoin Weekly 2013 June 26: California Threatens the Bitcoin Foundation, BitAngels First Investment, and a Bitcoin Pub
Lots of random little things around the Bitcoin world this week. The government of California threatened The Bitcoin Foundation with an odd cease-and-desist letter that alleged that the foundation does something it doesn’t do. BitAngels made its first investment into a startup. And, a pub in London has started accepting bitcoins for booze. California takes a swipe at the Bitcoin Foundation In what seems to be a case of confusing-the-issue, California’s Department of Financial Institutions sent a cease-and-desist order to The Bitcoin Foundation essentially demanding that the foundation stop doing something it doesn’t do: exchange bitcoins for money. In legal parlance, the... more »
Zettaset, Informatica Partner to Drive Value from Hadoop Deployments Data integration software vendor Informatica Corp has announced an OEM partnership with Zettaset, a provider of secure Big Data management. Zettaset is embedding the Informatica PowerCenter Big Data Edition within the Zettaset Orchestrator Hadoop cluster management system, which automates, accelerates, and simplifies Hadoop installation, cluster management, and security for Big Data deployments. The Informatica Orchestrator will provide Zettaset customers with streamlined, simplified Big Data integration to allow them to move & integrate data into their Apache distribution-based Hadoop implementations regardless of data volume, variety, and velocity. More HP Announces Intelligent WiFi for... more »
WANdisco CEO and Co-Founder, David Richards, CTO and Vice President, Jagane Sundar joined Dave Vellante in theCUBE during the Hadoop Summit 2013. The panelists discussed WANdisco’s technology, evolution and what we can expect to hear from the company over the next few months. Richards shares that in partnership with UC Berkeley’s AmpLab, WANdisco has become the first company to provide commercial support for Spark and Shark. WANdisco offers new Hadoop distribution and in-memory pieces with Spark and Shark. Sundar explains that WANdisco’s demonstration at their Hadoop Summit booth shows their technological capabilities. In short, the company can provide replication for complete failure... more »
Pentaho Corporation--a vendor that provides a full big data analytics solution that supports the entire big data analytics process, from data integration through interactive data visualization, exploration, and predictive analytics--just announced its new innovation in Big Data integration in the form of a new adaptive big data layer. This adaptive big data layer supports Hadoop distributions from Cloudera, Hortonworks, MapR and Intel; NoSQL databases Cassandra and MongoDB, and introduces support for Splunk. In addition, Pentaho also introduced Pentaho Labs as an effort for innovating breakthrough big data-driven technologies in areas of predictive and real-time analytics. Pentaho Labs encourages seeding of new... more »
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In recent years, we have seen a growing interest in database management systems that differ from traditional relational model. Central to this is the concept of NoSQL, a term used to denote collectively software databases that do not use SQL (Structured Query Language) to interact with stored data. One of the most notable NoSQL projects to date is MongoDB, a database-driven free software project that stores data in collections of JSON-like documents. What distinguishes MongoDB NoSQL databases from other NoSQL projects is its powerful query language based document system, which makes the transition from a relational database to MongoDB easy because... more »
Microsoft Build 2013 kicks off today at the Moscone Center in San Francisco and will run through until the 28th. This year's conference is one of the most highly anticipated events Microsoft's held in a long time, as it's believed that it will shed more light on what Redmond is planning for the future with regards to its new devices, services and apps. Microsoft has been generous for a change, dropping plenty of hints as to what attendees and spectators can expect from the event, so in case you missed them, here are some of the goodies we can look forward to: Software Windows... more »