Editor’s Pick After Facebook released its Presto querying engine into open-source today, Hadoop distribution vendors pointed out how existing tools already let business analysts sift quickly through huge amounts of data.
Cloudera is embracing the cloud in a big way.
Paxata wants to help data scientists avoid getting bogged down in prep work and move right to analysis.
Editor’s Pick MongoDB has now raised more money for its Nosql technology than the two leading vendors of Hadoop combined. Here’s how:
Big data investors say that Cassandra is still perceived by many customers as more “enterprise ready.” With $150 million in new funding, MongoDB has the opportunity to “close that gap.”
The life blood of Silicon Valley is venture capital, but the industry is under huge strain. Some estimates suggest venture capital dollars could be cut in half.