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By Corlyn Voorhees Evaluate May 20, 2015

When building Hadoop data lakes, don't plunge in without a plan

A data lake may seem like a clear choice -- deposit all your data in a Hadoop repository for analytics uses -- but navigating those IT waters isn't so simple, consultant Wayne Eckerson says. Continue Reading


By Basit Farooq Get Started May 20, 2015

SQL Server, Hadoop both part of Analytics Platform System

A need for data warehouses designed for large-volume data loading and complex analytical workloads led to Microsoft's Analytics Platform System. Continue Reading


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A Cost-Effective Hadoop Cluster for Big Data Environments

Hadoop is crucial for analyzing big data, but demanding on the infrastructure. Discover how to manage TCO in a Hadoop environment, both for the deployment and long-term scalability. Continue Reading


By Tom Nolle Evaluate Mar 18, 2015

Cloud and big data don't necessarily mean Hadoop

The cloud and big data don't always mean Hadoop. Careful study is required before choosing the right technology, says consultant Tom Nolle. Continue Reading


By Garry Kranz News May 12, 2015

Energy company targets electricity thieves with Isilon, Pivotal Hadoop

Power company BC Hydro runs 10 Isilon nodes and the full Pivotal software stack to perform analytics to curtail unauthorized taps of its electricity. Continue Reading


By Jack Vaughan News Feb 24, 2015

Ferment accompanies new Hadoop ecosystem initiative

The Open Data Platform has arrived, but not all Hadoop vendors are on board. The initiative, aimed at boosting interoperability, formed a backdrop for discussion at the Strata + Hadoop World 2015 conference. Continue Reading


By Dan Sullivan Evaluate Feb 23, 2015

Cloud storage options: Object storage systems or Hadoop?

Object storage systems and Hadoop are both viable cloud storage options. But consider the latter when performing big data analysis in the cloud. Continue Reading


By Stephen J. Bigelow Evaluate Feb 18, 2015

Does Hadoop in the cloud give big data a boost?

Hadoop is an option for handling the vast and diverse data sets that come with big data. But how exactly can it be used in an organization? Continue Reading


By Jack Vaughan News Apr 29, 2015

SQL-on-Hadoop startup JethroData releases 1.0 engine

Startup JethroData's namesake Version 1.0 software is an index-based, SQL-on-Hadoop engine that forgoes full scans of Hadoop data sources. Continue Reading