Gartner analyst Merv Adrian was upbeat about the progress of Big Data and Hadoop during his recent keynote at Hadoop Summit North America, but later expressed some frustration and noted that "we aren't quite there yet."
Microsoft on Tuesday released the SQL Server 2014 Community Technology Preview 1 and the cloud-based SQL Server 2014 Community Technology Preview 1 on Windows Azure.
On the verge of the 6th Annual Hadoop Summit, the Big Data space is awash with recent product announcements from vendors big and small.
Major Big Data and open source players Hortonworks and Red Hat Inc. today announced their engineering teams will collaborate to enhance Apache Hadoop storage options for enterprises.
Microsoft unveiled SQL Server 2014 on Monday during its TechEd conference and said the new version is designed with "cloud-first principles."
Hortonworks Inc. yesterday updated its open source Big Data platform with an emphasis on faster SQL queries in Apache Hadoop.
The ongoing Big Data skills shortage is providing great opportunities for developers with Hadoop and related experience.
It's been a busy week for Big Data as vendors seek to make the technology more usable and accessible in the face of a skills shortage.
Cloudera Inc. yesterday released its interactive, real-time query engine for Apache Hadoop.
Embarcadero Technologies this week announced a tool aimed at helping developers more easily build native apps for different devices such as PCs, tablets and smartphones.
ScaleOut Software today announced an in-memory data grid that lets developers access live, fast-changing data with Hadoop-based programs for instant analysis.
Red Hat this week released a new version of its in-memory database JBoss Data Grid.
Microsoft this week released the first public preview of its Hadoop on Windows Azure service, called HDInsight.
Looker Data Sciences Inc. announced a business intelligence (BI) platform powered by a new data modeling language designed to simplify complex analytical SQL queries.
Even hardware giants are jumping on the Big Data bandwagon, with Intel and EMC announcing their own Hadoop distributions among a flurry of other announcements.