Tag Archives: HP

Big Analytics Roundup (March 7, 2016)

Hortonworks wins the internet this week beating the drum for its partnership with Hewlett-Packard Enterprise.  The story is down under “Commercial Announcements,” just above the story about Hortonworks’ shareholder lawsuit. Google releases a distributed version of TensorFlow, and HDP releases a new version of Dataflow.  We are reaching peak flow. IBM demonstrates its core values. Folks who fret about cloud security

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2014 Predictions: Advanced Analytics

A few predictions for the coming year. (1) Apache Spark matures as the preferred platform for advanced analytics in Hadoop. Spark will achieve top-level project status in Apache by July; that milestone, together with inclusion in Cloudera CDH5, will validate the project’s rapid maturation.  Organizations will increasingly question the value of “point solutions” for Hadoop analytics versus Spark’s integrated platform

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What’s Next for SAS?

First, some background. — SAS is a privately held company.  Founder and CEO Jim Goodnight owns a controlling interest. — Goodnight is 71 years old. — Goodnight’s children are not engaged in management of the business. Within the next few years, SAS faces a dual transition of management and ownership.   This should be a concern for customers and prospective

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Quick News Hits

With SAS Global Forum coming up next week, I expect my Google Tracker to start pinging as SAS’ PR team gets to work.  In the meantime, a few news hits. KXEN sells something.  Hooray!  You know you’re in trouble when somebody buys your product and it’s news.  While the folks at KXEN celebrate a win, I must note that their

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