Hadoop Drives Down Costs, Drives Up Usability With SQL Convergence By Darryl K. Taft | Posted 2013-04-22 SPECIAL FEATURE: As more enterprises begin to adopt the Hadoop big data wrangling technology, there is a growing need for SQL convergence. In 2011, Charles Boicey looked at Twitter, Facebook, Yahoo and other major Web entities and said to himself, [...]
Hadoop startup raises $7M for Hive as a Service
From http://gigaom.com/2013/01/10/netflix-shows-off-its-hadoop-architecture/ Netflix is the undeniable king of computing in the cloud — running almost entirely on the Amazon Web Services platform — and its reign expands into big data workloads, too. In a Thursday evening blog post, the company shared the details of its AWS-based Hadoop architecture and a homemade Hadoop Plaform as a Service that it [...]
King.com gaming site unlocks big data with Hadoop
By Jesse Davis, director, research and development, Progress DataDirect, special to Network World December 07, 2012 10:30 AM ET Network World - This vendor-written tech primer has been edited by Network World to eliminate product promotion, but readers should note it will likely favor the submitter’s approach. “Big data ” is the buzzword of the day, and [...]
Big data in the cloud? Be careful what you pay for.
Hadoop distributor Cloudera to launch European headquarters in London