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Hyper-V, once considered an unworthy and incapable competitor to vSphere, recently gained an advantage over VMware’s platform in the form of Oracle support. On Monday, Larry Ellison’s firm announced that it has certified its Windows Server software lineup to run on the latest version of Microsoft’s hypervisor. Scott Lowe, the founder of The 1610 Group, believes that the announcement is a big win for Microsoft and its customers. The deal makes Oracle’s Linux distribution more accessible for users because it introduces “license mobility,” which means that Azure users don’t have to pay extra to deploy the OS in their instances. More... more »
Analytics, or the science of analysis, has been used in business since the late 19th century. But it wasn’t until the 1930s, the dawn of the computer age, that analytics took a significant turn into the enterprise. In the 1960s analytics was used in decision support systems, and has been involved in the development of enterprise resource planning, data warehouses, and other hardware and software tools and applications. It's been an amazing journey, adding to the impact of Big Data commercialization and The Internet of Things to name just a couple of market opportunities for analytics. But what does the future... more »
Arun Murthy, Founder and Architect, Hortonworks, discussed YARN and Hadoop as a viable solution for enterprises with theCUBE co-hosts Dave Vellante and John Furrier, live at the 2013 Hadoop Summit. John Furrier pointed out there is a lot of pressure to deliver a viable platform for enterprises, asking Murthy where the industry was in that respect. He stated that Hadoop and YARN are going to be "a big, big piece of the puzzle," as "YARN allows you to interact with data in ways that were never possible before." Betting on YARN As the company is making a bet that all data is going... more »
Big Data Is Not Something That's Only On a Certain Platform, says IBM's Anjul Bhambhri #hadoopsummit
Anjul Bhambhri, Vice President, Big Data and Streams, IBM, discussed the company's latest release, Big Insights, along with its overall Big Data strategy with theCUBE co-hosts Jeff Kelly and Dave Vellante, live at the Hadoop Summit 2013. Big Insights. IBM's flagship offering in the Big Data space, was just announced a few weeks ago and offers "a lot of the capabilities that we have made generally available," starts Bhambhri, noting that these were also identified as capabilities needed by the enterprise during the first day of the summit. "We have brought SQL to Hadoop, we are now providing wire SQL update capabilities." Another feature... more »
Brian Bulkowski, CTO and Founder of Aerospike joined John Furrier in theCUBE’s ongoing coverage of Hadoop Summit 2013. The three discuss Aerospike’s speed and advantages. Bulkowski explains that Aerospike allows users to optimize their use of Flash, pushing it to its limit without getting bottlenecked on CPU. He notes that Aerospike is the fastest solution for harnessing storm Storm, a processing system and an API. The company currently has two customers, 1 in China and 1 in the U.S. that use Aerospike to get fast realtime analytics for advertising. Bulkowski notes that with Trident you need a storage device underneath it that... more »
Gartner analyst Merv Adrian talked about Hadoop, its shortcomings and potential, with theCUBE co-hosts Dave Vellante and John Furrier, live at the 2013 Hadoop Summit in San Jose. Commenting on his earlier keynote, Adrian mentioned that the main theme was maturity, "Things are getting close to being used by real people for real things," and there have been some serious deployments. How can Hadoop Mature? When it comes to the open source community, things are visible long before they are ready for commercial consumption. Commercial companies don't talk about a new technology until it's close to beta. What was being talked about a... more »
Scott Gnau, President of Teradata Labs for Teradata joins John Furrier and Jeff Kelly in theCUBE for their ongoing coverage of Hadoop Summit 2013. The three discuss benefits of partnering with similar organizations in the Big Data industry. Furrier asks about Teradata’s value. Gnau suggest that “the technology and the value of what it brings to the table allows us to harness and store new kinds of data in its native format, which gives people the opportunity to catch up on things that they’ve wanted to catch up on over time.” Gnau notes that a strength of Hadoop is that it allows... more »
In the first day of Hadoop Summit 2013, John Furrier and Dave Vellante, theCUBE co-hosts, broadcast live from San Jose, right in the heart of Silicon Valley, where the major topics revolved around Hadoop-driven business and Business Intelligence, reference architectures, enterprise data architecture and Hadoop (Disruptive) Economics. First guest of the day, Rob Bearden, CEO at Hortonworks, spoke about Hadoop and their efforts to turn it into a viable Enterprise data platform. Hadoop is an enormous platform, the biggest oportunity it has is becoming an enterprise data platform. Once it becomes that, it will have the ability to generate the next data... more »
The Majority of Data for Analytics Will Run on Hadoop, Says Cloudera's Amr Awadallah | #hadoopsummit
Amr Awadallah, CTO & Co-Founder, Cloudera, discussed the Hadoop current ecosystem, the open source / proprietary business model, and Big Data challenges with theCUBE co-hosts Dave Vellante and John Furrier, live at the 2013 edition of Hadoop Summit in San Jose. "The ecosystem is definitely growing," Awadallah said. Five years ago it was just Cloudera, no other commercial vendor was trying to enable Hadoop in the enterprise. Now there are about ten of them, including both big companies and new comers like Hortonworks. "That's a healthy thing, that's a sign of a growing market," says Awadallah. If Hadoop was just hype, new companies, new... more »
As promised, Insieme Networks, officially branded "Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI)", exited stealth on Day 3 of this week’s Cisco Live conference in Orlando. Padmasree Warrior, Cisco’s chief technology and strategy officer, revealed that the one-year-old startup is aiming to take SDN to the next level with an open operating system for the network. Warrior sidestepped the specifics, but she did mention that the software takes an object-oriented approach to managing data center networks. Rather than focusing on individual components, Insieme’s offering serves as an abstraction layer that gives the user control over all IT resources, including networking equipment, servers, storage and services. The... more »