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February 18, 2015
There has definitely been an evolution of how the industry talks about data. About five years ago the term ‘Big Data’ emerged to define the volume aspect of Big Data. Soon after, the definition of Big Data expanded to a better one that explains what it really is; not just big, but data that moves extremely fast, often lacks structure, varies greatly from existing data, doesn't fit well with more traditional database technologies, and frankly, is best described as “messy”. Fast-forward to 2015 and Pentaho’s announcement of version 5.3 this week to deliver on demand big data analytics at scale...
April 3, 2014
Yesterday, Cloudera announced the general availability of Cloudera 5 (C5), the latest generation of Cloudera’s unified data platform for the enterprise data hub. Pentaho engineers have been working on certification since the beta was available in early February to make sure we are certified on day one of the GA. Cloudera and Pentaho have a long standing strategic relationship with tested joint technologies that have been deployed time and time over again. By using Cloudera Certified products, enterprises significantly reduce risk while taking advantage of the worlds most complete, tested and popular platform powered by Apache Hadoop. This stamp of...
December 23, 2013
Hadoop is a complex technology stack and many people getting started with Hadoop spend an inordinate amount of time focusing on operational aspects – getting the cluster up and running, obtaining foundational training, and ingesting data. Consequently it can be difficult to get a good picture of the true value that Hadoop provides, namely unlocking insight across multiple data streams that add valuable context to the transactional history comprising most of the core data in the enterprise. At Strata Hadoop World in October, Pentaho’s Lord of 1’s and 0’s or CTO, James Dixon, unveiled a powerful demonstration of the true...
October 4, 2013
Eddie White, EVP Business Development, Pentaho This week, Pentaho was on site for Splunk .conf2013 in Las Vegas and the show was buzzing with excitement. Organizations big and small shared a range of new innovations leveraging machine data. Eddie White, executive VP of business development at Pentaho, shares his first-hand impressions and insights on the biggest news and trends coming out of .conf2013. Q: Eddie, what are your impressions of this year’s Splunk conference? There’s a different feel at the show this year -- bigger companies and more business users attended this year. What traditionally has been more of an...
April 29, 2013
Today our big data partner Cloudera, joined us in continuing to deliver innovative, open technologies that bring real business value to customers. Pentaho and Cloudera share a common history and approach to simplifying complex, but powerful technologies to integrate and analyze big data . Our common open source heritage means that we can innovate at the speed of our customers businesses. What is Cloudera’s latest Innovation? Cloudera Impala powers Cloudera Enterprise RTQ (Real-time Query), the first data management solution that takes Hadoop beyond batch to enable real-time data processing and analysis on any type of data (unstructured and structured) within...
November 30, 2012
With the recent announcement of Impala, also known as Cloudera Enterprise RTQ (Real Time Query), I expect the interest in and adoption of Hadoop to go from merely intense to crazy. We applaud Cloudera’s investment in creating Impala as it moves Hadoop a huge step forward in making Hadoop accessible using existing BI tools. What is Impala? Simply put, it enables all of the SQL-based BI and business analytics tools that have been built over the past couple of decades to now work directly on top of Hadoop, providing interactive response times not previously attainable with Hadoop, and many times...
June 13, 2012
The opportunity that big data analytics provides for organizations to innovate quickly, predict events and improve customer relationships is endless. Our own customers including Shareable Ink, Travian Games and TravelTainment are using big data analytics today to analyze clinical data, innovate computer games and design targeted promotional campaigns – just to name a few. Two key themes in of our vision for the future of analytics are to integrate with the leading technology partners in the big data analytics ecosystem and to enable cloud-ready applications. In light of this, I am incredibly pleased to announce that today Pentaho is part...