Big Developments In Big Data
The big data industry is off to a fast start this year with many companies – both established vendors and startups – debuting new or upgraded software for business analytics, data management and other big data jobs.
While these new and updated products cover a broad range of big data technologies, some common themes run through them – primarily answering the challenges of how to simplify the chore of combining and preparing data for analytical tasks, and how to make data from widely diverse sources easily accessible to analysts, data scientists and other users.
Here's a look at 15 product rollouts that solution providers following the big data space should be aware of. Some, but not all, of these were unveiled at this week's Strata + Hadoop World conference in San Jose, Calif., or were being demonstrated there.