This Thursday, July 19, I’m going to be participating in a DM Radio panel titled “How Big Is Big? Why Big Data Comes in Various Sizes,” This will be my 3rd time participating in a DM Radio segment, and if it is anything like the last two, it should be an interesting discussion around the […]
Here is a quick graphic which I last updated May 2012 which visualizes some of the funding, M&A and partnerships related to the growing universe of Big Data and of course Hadoop.
Note that in certain categories there are a mix of companies and technologies. The graphic is a work in progress and does NOT […]
You are seeing tweets daily, check that, there seems to be an article or post practically every hour. Big Data is an enormous topic of conversation. From Apache (Hadoop) to Zetabyte forecasts, everyone is telling you to be prepared. Big Data is being analyzed, retained and managed for greater business insights and competitive agility.
Unless you were at a media-free retreat or preparing for the Rapture that never was, you will have seen the tremendous success of the LinkedIn IPO, pricing at $45 a share and hitting an intraday price of $120 before “settling” down to today’s price of about $95 sporting a $9B+ market cap. To put this […]
Since I first blogged about Hadoop way back in May of 2009 the furvor for Hadoop and companies in any way related to Big Data has been hitting new highs. There have been more articles and blog posts about Big Data including popular press such as the The Economist’s (Big) Data Deluge ; specialized sold […]
Gartner has published their “Magic Quadrant (MQ) for Enterprise Information Archiving (EIA)” – October 2010 (login required) as a direct replacement for their Email Active Archiving MQ which they have been publishing since 2002.
As stated in their report “…e-mail archiving is only one component of vendor’s overall solutions”. The report goes on to say […]
I recently caught the 1968 movie The Odd Couple on TV. It starred Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau, and was based on Neil Simon’s 1965 Broadway play. The movie and subsequent TV series features a neat freak and neurotic, Felix Ungar rooming with his friend Oscar Madison, a messy sportswriter. As you may recall Felix […]
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The hot news in the “Big Data” world this afternoon is the acquisition of Greenplum by EMC. Greenplum has been one of the major high performance analytics players focusing on “Big Data” (see my analysis of Greenplum’s Enterprise Data […]
Claudia Chandra, Product Manager of the Data Archive suite at Informatica wrote a nice piece today titled A Secure, Cost Effective Home for Your Retired Application Data. (Disclosure: Informatica is a major partner and investor in my current company RainStor)
Here are some exerpts of her post (in italics) and how the specialized repository that […]