There were 3 blog postings during June (2012):
HPCC: a Hadoop competitor or a data warehouse in its own right?
Let's start out with some figures comparing HPCC with Hadoop (yes, yes, I know you don't know who/what HPCC is - I'll come to that in a moment). Specifically, let's talk about the TeraSort benchmark, which is a sort of standard benchmark within the...
Philip Howard, Bloor Research | 14th June '12
QlikTech acquires expressor
QlikTech has announced that it is acquiring expressor. In other words, a BI vendor is acquiring an ETL tool. However, this doesn't appear to be a play equivalent to SAS acquiring DataFlux or Business Objects buying FirstLogic. In other words, this...
Philip Howard, Bloor Research | 18th June '12
Federating Big Data
The data federation and virtualisation vendors like Composite Software, Denodo and, to a lesser extent, Informatica, have had it all their own way for some time but now there's a new kid on the block. Cirro has launched this week as a federated...
Philip Howard, Bloor Research | 21st June '12
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