Ancelus: Next Generation Database and Analytics

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The Ancelus Database and Analytics solution is an emerging technology that addresses the never ending problem of information overload. As sensors produce more data and we continue to consolidate data driven systems, we are quickly approaching serious problems with the traditional database approach that we see with current products. We continue to increase our storage […]

Cloudant: Multi-petabyte data sets now analyzable in the cloud

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Cloudant was acquired by IBM in March 2014. Cloudant was founded in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 2008 by three MIT physicists who at the time were moving multi-petabyte data sets around from the Large Hadron Collider. Frustrated by the available tools for managing and analyzing big data in their research, the founders built a distributed, fault-tolerant, […]

MetaScale: Hadoop and NoSQL Platform Services

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We met MetaScale last year and have written about them on our CTOvision.com site, and have had the pleasure of interviewing their senior leadership. We believe they are worth tracking very closely because of their proven past performance. When they say they can do something it is because they have done it and that is […]

Cloudera: Extract Benefit From All Your Data

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Cloudera offers enterprises a powerful new data platform built on the popular Apache Hadoop open-source software package. Cloudera enhances the storage and processing technologies originally developed by the world’s biggest Web companies, allowing a growing list of global customers to use Hadoop to solve problems and achieve their particular business goals. Hadoop is a powerful […]

Platfora: Clarity, Agility, Enhanced Mission Support From Big Data

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CTOvision Assessment: Platfora is better than other current options for interacting with large quantities of data. They will be an incredibly positive force in the marketplace. For most enterprises they will be a much smarter option than going with the traditional “big iron” massively parallel processing approaches to data. Platfora works well with everything in […]

Nominations sought for the 2013 Government Big Data Solutions Award

Enterprise technologists have been wrestling with a common challenge for years. Just like Vannever Bush described in 1945, the amount of data being created is growing faster than humans can analyze. But fast analysis over data can help humanity solve some very tough challenges. This fact is moving the globe towards new “Big Data” solutions. Government […]