Data Warehouse

Best practices, how-tos and case studies on buying, building, implementing and getting value from data warehouse.


10 Hot Hadoop Startups to Watch

As data volumes grow, figuring out how to unlock value becomes vastly important. Hadoop enables the processing of large data sets in a distributed environment and has become almost synonymous with big data. Here are 10 startups with solutions for unlocking big data value. Full Story »
Advice & Opinion

Big Data Security Context

I just finished up a lengthy tour through Latin America and Asia, as described in many of my latest blogs. Most recently I was in Australia and New Zealand (ANZ). I had the opportunity to work with various government agencies, organizations within critical infrastructure and general enterprise businesses across ANZ. Their primary topic of interest: big data. More specifically, they were interested in determining what needs to be part of a successful big data security strategy.

How To

4 Qualities to Look for in a Data Scientist

Every business, it seems, needs a data scientist, but not everyone knows what to look for. The four qualities of a good data scientist described here will help you first write a job description and then evaluate candidates for your data scientist vacancy.


Teradata Lets You Orchestrate Queries Across Processing Engines

With Teradata QueryGrid, your data warehouse can now intelligently use the functionality of multiple, heterogeneous processing engines, including Hadoop.


Teradata's Querygrid to Power Multi-database Analytics

Teradata version 15 adds support for 'Internet of things' standard JSON


Pivotal Looks to Simplify Building 'Business Data Lakes'

Pivotal unveils the Pivotal Big Data Suite, an all-you-can-eat software, support and maintenance platform that's designed to provide access to all the technologies required to build a business data lake with a single pricing metric.


SAP Rolls Out 'smart' New Way to Do Data Warehousing

The update to Business Warehouse incorporates what SAP calls an in-memory data fabric


SAP Adds Subscription Pricing for Hana Cloud Services

The new options give customers more flexible ways to use the in-memory computing platform, SAP says


NIST Seeks to Bring Rigor to Data Science

NIST plans to develop a framework to help different industries better understand and use big data


Why You Need to Segment Your Network for Security

Pen tester Mark Wolfgang argues segmenting for security is a key piece of an overall defense-in-depth strategy. Here he explains why and how to accomplish it in your organization.


Ex-microsoft Architect's Startup Focuses on Saas Integration

Azuqua wants to make it easy for business users to build automated processes


Intel Wants to Be the 'operating System' for Big Data

The new Intel Data Platform features the latest version of its Hadoop distribution


Thoughtspot Promises Google-like BI Experience

The startup has developed an in-memory database and BI appliance


VoltDB looks to gain ground in crowded in-memory database market

VoltDB's new 4.0 release boosts the database's analytic workload capabilities


Amazon Improves Performance and Cuts Cost of Data Warehouse Service

Amazon Web Services has improved the performance of its Redshift data warehouse with new SSD-based nodes, which can also lower the cost of the service as long as storage capacity needs are also low.