Editor's Pick a number of enterprising startups that sell big data analysis tools to large companies are seeing explosive revenue growth -- the latest sign the big data gold rush is fully on.
“Big data” startup Concurrent has raised $4 million in its first round of funding with a goal to help app developers use Apache Hadoop to build more robust data-intensive applications.
Guest Post Companies should strongly consider using both together to deliver "Big Data" infrastructures.
Everyone knows that mobile, social, cloud, and data are big freight trains of change that are blowing up old business models and old business practices. But let's face it: that train is in the station. What's next?
The Mountain View Calif. based startup leverages open source computing framework Hadoop and NoSQL to bring "big data" to large companies.
Guest Post You need big bucks to be able to deploy big data. Most companies don't have the IT budget, and can't afford to hire a data scientist or data services team. If the trend is to succeed the companies of all sizes, there are a few problems that will need to be addressed.
Guest Post The market will evolve beyond an open source, services-driven revenue model when companies begin developing highly disruptive technologies that solve the hardest problems of big data.
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Platfora, the startup that made a splash at the recent Strata conference with its flagship product to "unleash the potential of Hadoop," has raised its second round of funding.
Cloudera's new product, known as "Impala", addresses many of the concerns that potential customers still have about Hadoop, namely that it does not integrate well with traditional business intelligence applications.
According to a securities and exchange commission filing, the company has filed for $1 million of a $2 million round.
Platfora, the Andreessen Horowitz-backed "big data" startup, unveiled the product it has been baking for over a year at Strata, a data-focussed conference today.
RainStor is the second startup today to announce a multimillion-dollar fundraise in the "big data" market.
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Everybody wants big data, but nobody wants to muck around in SQL queries. And while Hadoop is a hot topic, most people have no clue what it really does, let alone have the skill to use it.
That’s where business …
Hewlett-Packard-owned cloud computing business Autonomy has released a new set of cloud-based solutions created to help businesses organize and analyze their data, the company announced today.
The new solutions are based on HP’s Converged Cloud and Autonomy IDOL 10. One …
10gen, the startup that created the popular MongoDB open-source data application, has raised a new $42 million round of funding to improve its data-harnessing technology and build out its team.
The New York- and Palo Alto-based company generates most of …
Google’s BigQuery application has launched into general availability with an aim to help businesses crunch “big data” sets easier and cheaper than ever, the company said Tuesday.
BigQuery, as we previously detailed in November, gives companies of all sizes a …
Industry analysts like to refer to 2011 as “the year the cloud arrived.” But now that it’s here, what are we going to do with it?
We’ve got a few ideas.
Vendors are tripping over themselves to bolster their product …
Apache Hadoop-focused management service Cloudera has considerably updated its Cloudera Enterprise software and will begin offering a free version of Cloudera Manager that startups can use, the company announced this morning.
Cloudera makes it possible for companies like Samsung, Aol …