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TDWI Upside - Where Data Means Business

Contributor: Steve Swoyer

Stephen Swoyer is a technology writer with more than 16 years of experience. His writing has focused on business intelligence, data warehousing, and analytics for almost a decade. He’s particularly intrigued by the thorny people and process problems most BI and DW vendors almost never want to acknowledge, let alone talk about.


All articles by Steve Swoyer

Taking the Sting Out of Hadoop's Growing Pains

Hadoop's growth spurt has produced growing pains -- which the Hadoop community has worked feverishly to address. These efforts are bearing demonstrable fruit.

A Closer Look: Splice Machine's ACID-Compliant Database for Hadoop

Splice Machine exposes a full ANSI SQL query facility for HBase, along with support for indices, database triggers, and other data management essentials. It's ACID-compliant, too.

A Rising Big Data Analytics Tide Lifts Some Boats

If IDC's forecast pans out, sales of analytic and big data software will be one of the few bright spots in an otherwise slumping global market for enterprise software.

Analysis: MicroStrategy's Would-Be Analytics King

BI stalwart MicroStrategy has released a free version of its discovery tool Visual Insight, packaged as part of a new standalone BI offering, MicroStrategy Analytics Desktop, taking dead aim at offerings from QlikTech, Spotfire, and Tableau.

Pivotal's Hadoop-based Data Management Stack Coming Rapidly into Focus

Hawq, Data Dispatch, and GemFire XD are just a few of the DM-related products Pivotal delivered in 2013 for its Pivotal HD Hadoop distribution.

ETL on Hadoop Is Here. Now. Today.

To the extent that Hadoop is tapped as an all-purpose landing zone and staging area for enterprise data, it likewise becomes -- by default -- a logical platform for data preparation and transformation.

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