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Big data is a statistical or analysis tool-set that mines large data sets and applies robust ways to analyze, extract, or otherwise deal with data sets that are too complex to be dealt with by traditional data-processing software.

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5
Aug

Author: Scott Bickley (Info-Tech)

IBM is changing the terms of its ubiquitous Passport Advantage agreement to remove entitled discounts on over 5,000 on-premises software products, resulting in an immediate price increase for IBM Software & Support (S&S) across its vast customer landscape.

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Amazon.com

Amazon Web Services Big Data

Amazon Web Services provides a broad range of services to help you build and deploy Big Data applications quickly and easily. AWS gives you fast access to flexible and low cost IT resources, so you can rapidly scale virtually any big data application including data warehousing, clickstream analytics, fraud detection, recommendation engines, event-driven ETL, serverless computing, and internet-of-things processing.

8.2

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8.3

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+83

Emotional Footprint

83%

Likeliness to Recommend

73

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Badge Winner
Badge Winner

IBM

IBM Digital Insights

IBM Digital Insights is our data and analytics solution-as-a-service for data strategy and governance in a hybrid multicloud environment. A multi-tiered framework of capabilities focused on flexibility and portability, IBM Digital Insights helps you accelerate your business insights and customer knowledge, using data across any cloud. Explore these tabs to learn more about each layer in the framework.

8.1

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8.3

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+85

Emotional Footprint

81%

Likeliness to Recommend

25

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Microsoft

Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

Azure Synapse is a limitless analytics service that brings together enterprise data warehousing and Big Data analytics. It gives you the freedom to query data on your terms, using either serverless or provisioned resources—at scale. Azure Synapse brings these two worlds together with a unified experience to ingest, prepare, manage, and serve data for immediate BI and machine learning needs.

8.1

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8.3

CX Score

+84

Emotional Footprint

82%

Likeliness to Recommend

46

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SAS Institute Inc.

SAS Big Data Analytics

Big data analytics examines large amounts of data to uncover hidden patterns, correlations and other insights. With today’s technology, it’s possible to analyze your data and get answers from it almost immediately – an effort that’s slower and less efficient with more traditional business intelligence solutions.

8.0

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7.8

CX Score

+74

Emotional Footprint

89%

Likeliness to Recommend

14

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Cloudera , Inc.

Cloudera Data Platform

Cloudera offers the highest performance and lowest cost platform for using data to drive better business outcomes. Powered by the world’s most popular Apache Hadoop distribution, Cloudera Enterprise lets you focus on results.

8.0

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8.2

CX Score

+80

Emotional Footprint

80%

Likeliness to Recommend

31

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Micro Focus

Micro Focus Vertica

With Micro Focus Vertica, your queries will run 50-1,000x faster than any data warehouse or database technology. It’s proven to run at petabyte-scale and gives you complete openness to use any BI/ETL tool, run as SQL on Hadoop, and leverage scalable predictive analytics and a comprehensive library of built-in analytical functions.

7.5

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7.6

CX Score

+71

Emotional Footprint

78%

Likeliness to Recommend

10

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Google

Google BigQuery

BigQuery is Google's fully managed, NoOps, low cost analytics database. With BigQuery you have no infrastructure to manage and don't need a database administrator, use familiar SQL and can take advantage of pay-as-you-go model.

8.6

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8.5

CX Score

+88

Emotional Footprint

87%

Likeliness to Recommend

7

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Amazon.com

Amazon EC2 Systems Manager

Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) is a web service that provides secure, resizable compute capacity in the cloud. It is designed to make web-scale cloud computing easier for developers.

8.5

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9.0

CX Score

+87

Emotional Footprint

79%

Likeliness to Recommend

8

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Oracle

Oracle Exadata

The Oracle Exadata Database Machine is engineered to deliver dramatically better performance, cost effectiveness, and availability for Oracle databases. Exadata features a modern cloud-based architecture with scale-out high-performance database servers, scale-out intelligent storage servers with state-of-the-art PCI flash, and an ultra-fast InfiniBand internal fabric that connects all servers and storage.

8.4

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8.5

CX Score

+86

Emotional Footprint

82%

Likeliness to Recommend

9

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SAP

SAP HANA

Harness the power of your data and accelerate trusted outcome-driven innovation by developing intelligent and live solutions for real-time decisions and actions on a single data copy. Support next-generation transactional and analytical processing with a broad set of advanced analytics – run securely across hybrid and multicloud environments.

8.1

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8.1

CX Score

+77

Emotional Footprint

87%

Likeliness to Recommend

5

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Teradata

Teradata Unified Data Architecture

Teradata Unified Data Architecture™ allows organizations to capture, deploy, support, manage and seamlessly access all their data from multiple data platforms. Through the power of Teradata’s Unified Data Architecture Software solutions, organizations can leverage data from multiple data sources such as a Teradata Integrated Data Warehouse, Aster Discovery Platform, Hadoop and other systems.

7.5

Composite Score

7.6

CX Score

+65

Emotional Footprint

84%

Likeliness to Recommend

7

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VMware, Inc

Greenplum

At Pivotal, our mission is to transform how people build software. Central to that is being great at working with data. Whether managing data, analyzing it or connecting it with applications, the Big Data Suite contains tools that can help you accelerate your digital transformation.

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7.5

CX Score

+35

Emotional Footprint

67%

Likeliness to Recommend

2

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MapR Technologies

MapR Converged Data Platform

The MapR Converged Data Platform integrates Hadoop and Spark, real-time database capabilities, and global event streaming with big data enterprise storage, for developing and running innovative data applications. The MapR Platform is powered by the industry’s fastest, most reliable, secure, and open data infrastructure that dramatically lowers TCO and enables global real-time data applications.

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Likeliness to Recommend

0

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HPCC Systems

HPCC Systems

HPCC Systems is a proven and battle-tested platform for manipulating, transforming, querying and warehousing big data. The platform is open source and provides everything you need to tackle big data problems in your organization. Key features of the platform are highlighted below.

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Composite Score

7.3

CX Score

+82

Emotional Footprint

81%

Likeliness to Recommend

3

Reviews

Dell EMC

EMC Isilon

Take your data lake strategy to the next level with EMC Isilon new scale-out NAS. Get breakthrough efficiency, scalability, and business agility, from edge-to-core-to cloud.

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0

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Splunk

Splunk Big Data

Splunk software can collect and index any machine data in real time. Now you can search, explore, navigate, analyze and visualize all your data from one place.

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0

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Syncfusion Inc

The Syncfusion Big Data Platform

The Syncfusion Big Data Platform is the first and the only complete Hadoop distribution designed for Windows. Develop on Windows using familiar tools, and deploy on Windows.

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0

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Qubole Inc

Qubole Data Platform

Qubole provides the fastest path to big data success. We do this by enabling organizations to rapidly process petabytes of data for any AI, Machine Learning, or Analytics use case. Data Scientists, Data Engineers, and Data Analysts collaborate on Qubole on the same view of the data.

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0

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Cazena Inc

Cazena

Cazena radically simplifies data analytics, with the First Fully-Managed Big Data as a Service. Now data can be securely analyzed in the cloud with a few clicks, and without specialized DevOps skills. Cazena's flagship solution is the Data Lake as a Service, fully-managed and production-ready for all analytics including ML/AI, data engineering, and BI.

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9.2

CX Score

+100

Emotional Footprint

96%

Likeliness to Recommend

3

Reviews

Cambridge Semantics Inc

Anzo Smart Data Lake

Anzo is a modern data discovery and integration platform that lets anyone find, connect and blend any enterprise data into analytics-ready datasets. Anzo enables managers and workers to ask any question against any data across the enterprise. Anzo applies a semantic, graph-based data fabric layer over your data infrastructure, capturing the real-world meaning of all your data sources – structured and unstructured alike. Anzo then connects your data into blended, harmonized views at massive enterprise scale, eliminating data silos and enabling exciting new levels of business insight on demand.

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0

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Stardog companies

Stardog

With Stardog you can query, search, and analyze enterprise data, wherever it is, using scalable Knowledge Graph technology.

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0

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Amazon.com

Amazon DynamoDB

Amazon DynamoDB is a key-value and document database that delivers single-digit millisecond performance at any scale. It's a fully managed, multiregion, multimaster database with built-in security, backup and restore, and in-memory caching for internet-scale applications. DynamoDB can handle more than 10 trillion requests per day and can support peaks of more than 20 million requests per second.

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0

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Amazon.com

Amazon Redshift

Amazon Redshift is a fast, scalable data warehouse that makes it simple and cost-effective to analyze all your data across your data warehouse and data lake. Redshift delivers ten times faster performance than other data warehouses by using machine learning, massively parallel query execution, and columnar storage on high-performance disk. You can setup and deploy a new data warehouse in minutes, and run queries across petabytes of data in your Redshift data warehouse, and exabytes of data in your data lake built on Amazon S3.

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0

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Amazon.com

Amazon Kinesis

Amazon Kinesis makes it easy to collect, process, and analyze real-time, streaming data so you can get timely insights and react quickly to new information. Amazon Kinesis offers key capabilities to cost-effectively process streaming data at any scale, along with the flexibility to choose the tools that best suit the requirements of your application. Amazon Kinesis enables you to process and analyze data as it arrives and respond instantly instead of having to wait until all your data is collected before the processing can begin.

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0

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Snowflake Inc.

Snowflake

Snowflake’s cloud data platform supports a multi-cloud strategy, including a cross-cloud approach to mix and match clouds as you see fit. Snowflake is available globally on AWS, Azure and Google Cloud Platform. With a common and interchangeable code base, Snowflake delivers advantages such as global data replication, which means you can move your data to any cloud in any region, without having to re-code your applications or learn new skills.

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Aug

Author: Scott Bickley (Info-Tech)

IBM is changing the terms of its ubiquitous Passport Advantage agreement to remove entitled discounts on over 5,000 on-premises software products, resulting in an immediate price increase for IBM Software & Support (S&S) across its vast customer landscape.

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PHEMI is a data privacy solution focused on keeping data-processing activities secure by redacting information based on the role of the accessor. Thus, allowing such data to be used for multiple use cases without compromising privacy.

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Author: Crystal Singh (Info-Tech)

Joining the ranks of giants such as Snap (Snapchat’s parent company), Microsoft and Tesla, Immuta the automated Data Governance company has been named to Fast Company’s 2020 list of the World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies.

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29
Mar

Author: Rajesh Parab (Info-Tech)

Databricks has launched a new Data Ingestion Network, made up of partners whose integrations to Data Ingest provide hundreds of connectors and enable automation to move disparate data into Databricks’ new storage layer, eliminating the need to maintain siloed data in a data lake and data warehouse.

Latest Research

21
Feb

Author: Natalia Modjeska (Info-Tech)

The EU plans to invest €6 billion to build a single European data space, reports EURACTIV. The envisioned space will house personal, business, and “high-quality industrial data” and create the infrastructure for data sharing and use across businesses and nations.

Latest Research

31
Jan

Author: Rajesh Parab (Info-Tech)

Microsoft claims its newly announced Azure Synapse Analytics service is four times faster than Amazon Redshift and 75 times faster than Google BigQuery. This announcement positions Microsoft as a leader in this market, but it is also likely to generate counterclaims from its competitors.

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30
Jan

Author: Derek Shank (Info-Tech)

AWS Lake Formation makes it easier for users to set up and manage data lakes. But organizations will face challenges in determining how to derive value from their data lakes.

Latest Research

18
Dec

Author: Crystal Singh (Info-Tech)

Leading analytics player Tableau recently announced its new initiative – Modern Cloud Analytics (MCA) – which sees it partnering with Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS) to make cloud-based analytics more achievable for their customers.

Latest Research

13
Nov

Author: Igor Ikonnikov (Info-Tech)

Cambridge Semantics enhanced its Anzo platform to enable data management and analytics over both structured and unstructured data, the firm announced in an August 22 press release.

Latest Research

21
Aug

Author: Igor Ikonnikov (Info-Tech)

Several discussion threads on LinkedIn and other social media have been dedicated to the status of Apache Hadoop and the merged Cloudera/Hortonworks. Many predict their demise is not far off. How substantiated are those predictions?

Latest Research

20
Aug

Author: Andrew Neill (Info-Tech)

Snowflake has announced a new data exchange allowing businesses to generate new revenue.

Latest Research

27
Jun

Author: Igor Ikonnikov (Info-Tech)

The two major Hadoop developers – Hortonworks and Cloudera – merged into one company at the dawn of 2019.