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  • Cloud BI competition heats up while Apache projects move up
    Weekly Update

    The holiday season news drought in data and analytics is definitely over. A bunch of announcements from commercial...

    Andrew Brust
  • Making every developer a Big Data developer

    What does it mean to be a Big Data developer?  Does it mean you’re a data analyst...

    Andrew Brust
  • Hadoop security wars

    You may recall that Cloudera and Hortonworks each acquired Hadoop security companies last year. Hortonworks acquired XA Secure and...

    Andrew Brust
  • Big data needs a product like Microsoft Access

    The trend toward self-service in business analytics has been good for the big data industry. But in...

    Andrew Brust
  • Is the Hortonworks IPO a referendum on open source?

    This past Friday, Hortonworks made good on its announced intention to present an initial public offering to...

    Andrew Brust
  • Hadoop needs a better front-end for business users

    Whether you’re running it on premises or in the cloud, Hadoop leaves a lot to be desired...

    Andrew Brust
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