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.
Red Hat Inc. last week announced the contribution of its Hadoop plug-in to the Apache open source community.
Oracle this week announced the general availability of MySQL 5.6.
Here's a quick look at some of the newest Big Data-related products hitting the market.
Analyst firm Ovum this week released research indicating sentiment about Big Data vendors remained positive in 2012 among Web developers and others.
Database developers were put on watch this week as Oracle issued a Critical Patch Update targeting 86 security vulnerabilities, including 18 for its MySQL database products.
Splunk Inc. recently announced the addition of Java and Python software development kits for its big data, real-time operational intelligence platform.
On December 12 Couchbase released the latest version of its flagship NoSQL database system.