Understanding InfiniDB

Getting In and Out of InfiniDB

July 15, 2014

In this series so far, I have introduced you to InfiniDB in “Getting to Know InfiniDB”, and taken you deeper into InfiniDB’s HDFS integration and columnar data files in “InfiniDB on HDFS”. In this blog post, I will show you how to load data into and extract data from InfiniDB.

Industry Trends

Making Sense of the "Fastest SQL-on-Hadoop" Morass

July 11, 2014

There’s a mind numbing amount of different products and technologies all claiming to be the “Fastest SOL-on-Hadoop” - so much so that at the recent Hortonworks and Yahoo Hadoop Summit, it prompted Gartner’s Nick Heudecker (@nheudecker) to tweet that there were at least eight companies on the show floor proclaiming that tagline and fellow analyst Merv Adrian (@merv) to tweet that “Fastest SQL-on-Hadoop” has become its own product category.

Tips 'n Tricks

Installing InfiniDB becomes even simpler with Enterprise Manager

July 10, 2014

This week, we announced our new InifiniDB Enterprise 60-day Trial, featuring InfiniDB Enterprise Manager. In this post, I would like to show you how I used Enterprise Manager’s very simple user interface to install an InfiniDB cluster.


Announcing InfiniDB 4.6 and 60-day Enterprise Trial

July 10, 2014

BIG NEWS from Frisco, today! InfiniDB is excited to announce the release of version 4.6 of our fourth generation high-performance, Big Data analytics platform. This latest version includes enhanced support for large-scale join operations and support for additional data load commands for faster ETL.

Understanding InfiniDB

InfiniDB on HDFS

June 25, 2014

In my blog post – “Getting to Know InfiniDB”, I introduced you to InfiniDB. As promised, in this blog post I will take you deeper into InfiniDB’s integration with Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) and InfiniDB’s columnar data file structure.