The best approach to managing Hadoop

This week Linked Data Orchestration published another report on Big Data. The report is titled “The best approach to managing Hadoop” and is brought to you in collaboration with Gigaom and Zettaset. The report examines the 3 choices available for managing Hadoop and discusses the pros and cons for each one. Organizations leveraging on-premises Hadoop […]

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Hadoop World vendor announcements and impact on Accessibility, Scalability and Security

This week the world’s biggest event for all things Hadoop takes place, the Strata and Hadoop World conference. Vendors announce and showcase new releases and features in their offerings, and Gigaom covered the extensive array of news. Let’s try to decipher them and see their impact in terms of Hadoop distributions Accessibility, Scalability and Security. […]

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SPARQL City and Benchmarks

We have written in the past about SPARQL, Hadoop and benchmarks. In this post, we take a look at a company that combines all of these subjects, SPARQL City, on the occasion of the results they released after subjecting their product, SPARQLVerse, to the SP2 benchmark. This year’s NoSQLNow conference was colocated with SemTechBiz, providing […]

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Unlikely PaaS alliances, strange offerings, and variable gauges

Recently we’ve seen developments in PaaS offerings that may strike some as odd or surprising: first, RedHat offers Microsoft .Net and SQL Server as cloud services, and then Microsoft offers Oracle’s flagship database, WebLogic Server middleware and Java on its Azure platform as “license-included virtual machine images” in the Windows Azure Image Gallery. What’s this […]

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Indexing Hadoop: If it’s so simple, how come not everyone’s doing it?

Is Hadoop really the best thing since sliced bread? You’d probably get this idea, if you have been talking to any of the (proliferating) Hadoop advocates /  vendors. Hadoop and its expanding ecosystem are being touted as the ideal solution to any organization’s data management needs – and admittedly, for good reason. Hadoop offers a […]

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