Big Data: The Hadoop Business Case

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Since the birth of Hadoop in 2005-06, the way we think about storing and processing information has evolved considerably. The term “Big Data” has become synonymous with this evolution. But still, many of our customers continue to ask, “What is Big Data?”, “What are its use cases?”, and “What is its business value?”. The Internet […]

New Release of Pentaho Business Analytics and Data Integration Platform Belongs In Your Enterprise

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Editor’s note: The Pentaho approach to business analytics and data integration works well with existing legacy approaches to data and every new big data capability we have seen. Pentaho is a well thought out platform that just works. So when they announce a new version we should all take note. This latest version offers enhanced capabilities for […]

Pentaho Continues To Innovate: Data Science Pack Operationalizes Use of R and Weka

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SAN JOSE, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Hadoop Summit – According to the O’Reilly Data Scientist Salary Survey, R is the most-used tool for data scientists, while Weka is a widely used and popular open source collection of machine learning algorithms. Today, Pentaho Corporation announced the Data Science Pack, a toolkit to operationalize these two commonly used technologies. Through Pentaho […]

Cloudera Strengthens Hadoop Security with Acquisition of Gazzang: Builds on additional community efforts to deliver end-to-end security offering

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One thing I really love about being in the technology field is watching things get done that just a short while ago seemed impossible. I felt that way again when reading the press release below.  In the early days of production systems built around Apache Hadoop, security was only possible by limiting access to your […]

Optimizing The Data Warehouse: A Big Data Blueprint from Pentaho

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We previously wrote about the Pentaho Big Data Blueprints series, which include design packages of use to enterprise architects and other technologists seeking operational concepts and repeatable designs. With this post we provide more information from the blueprint on Optimizing the Data Warehouse: Optimizing your data warehouse can reduce strain on your existing systems and […]

Protecting BigData Inside and Out: Learn from Cloudera engineers in DC 7 May

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The next in a series of technical talks provided by Cloudera focuses on protecting Big Data. This breakfast session will be held 7 May 2014 at the Tower Club in Tysons corner. More from their invite is below: Protecting Big Data Inside and Out Big data is a key advantage in improving your security intelligence, […]