Industry Trends

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.

Industry Trends

The Real Big Data Skillset Gap

May 9, 2014

I recently read an article by George Leopold (As CIOs Embrace Big Data, Cloud Will Soar) that caused me to ponder this recurring theme of a lack of skillsets needed to roll out Big Data Analytics to the Enterprise...