The Data Day, Two days: December 12/13 2012

Total Data Analytics. Couchbase Server 2.0. And more

And that’s the Data Day, today.

The Data Day, The week that was: October 22-26 2012

Cloudera launches Impala. Actuate snags Quiterian. Microsoft previews HDInsight.

And the rest:
– Microsoft previewed its Windows Azure HDInsight Service and Microsoft HDInsight Server for Windows.

– SAP launched a new “big data” bundle and go-to-market strategy.

– Informatica introduced Informatica PowerCenter Big Data Edition and reported its third quarter results.

– Also announcing financial results last week were QlikTech and Pervasive.

– Teradata updated its Unity suite with the addition of Unity Loader, and introduced its Unified Data Environment and the Unified Data Architecture.

– Splunk confirmed the release of Splunk Hadoop Connect and the Splunk App for HadoopOps.

– 10gen added five vice presidents to its management team.

– Rackspace partnered with Hortonworks to create OpenStack and Hadoop-based offerings for public and private cloud.

– Talend added support for Cassandra, HBase and MongoDB , and introduced big data profiling for Apache Hadoop to its integration platform

– MarkLogic announced support for HDFS and expanded its relationship with Hortonworks.

– Kognitio adopted a free licensing model.

– Calpont launched InfiniDB 3.5.

– MetaMarkets announced that it is open sourcing its Druid streaming, real-time data store.

– YarcData updated its uRiKA Big Data appliance for graph analytics.

– Alpine Data Labs announced a global OEM partnership with QlikTech.

– Actian and Attunity announced Attunity Replicate for Actian Vectorwise.

And that’s the Data Day, today.

The Data Day, Two days: October 9/10 2012

TIBCO’s Spotfire makeoever. The rise of data events. And more.

And that’s the Data Day, today.

The Data Day, Today: October 2 2012

Informatica buys Heiler. Objectivity updates graph database. And more.

And that’s the Data Day, today.

The Data Day, Today: May 18 2012

SAP expands HANA. Informatica embraces big data. Gary Bloom joins MarkLogic. And more.

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* For 451 Research clients

# Informatica 9.5: ‘big data’ runs through the integration platform makeover Impact Report

# Lucid Imagination launches search-based ‘big data’ platform Impact Report

# Datameer updates Hadoop-based BI stack with an eye to more complex analysis Impact Report

# MarkLogic searches for operational analytics role with plans for SQL, MapReduce support Impact Report

# Infobright shines following shift to machine-generated data Impact Report

# Starcounter focuses on performance with in-memory database update Impact Report

# Guavus bears fruit with data-processing platform for communications operators Impact Report

# InsightSquared bags $4.5m series A funding and as an investor Impact Report

# MarkLogic names veteran exec Gary Bloom as new president and CEO Analyst note

* SAP Continues to Expand Capabilities and Scale of SAP HANA Platform and Ease Developer Adoption

* SAP HANA Offers Multi-Node Capabilities to Help Customers Scale Out

* Gary Bloom Joins MarkLogic as Chief Executive Officer

* Amazon RDS for SQL Server and .NET support for AWS Elastic Beanstalk

* Informatica 9.5 Unleashes the Power of Hadoop

* Informatica Brings Master Data Management to Big Data, Social, Cloud and Mobile Computing

* Talend Announces New Release of Enterprise Open Source Integration Platform

* Lucid Imagination Combines Search, Analytics and Big Data to Tackle the Problem of Dark Data

* Big Data Refinery Fuels Next-Generation Data Architecture

* 7 Key Drivers for the Big Data Market

* Google puts a price tag on Cloud SQL services

* Actuate and Hortonworks Collaborate to Visualize Big Data

* Hadapt and Cloudera Deliver Big Data Analytics with Apache Hadoop

* Cloudera Partners With Hadoop Managed Services Provider MetaScale to Help Large Traditional Enterprises Adopt Apache Hadoop

* Opera Solutions’ Big Analytics Tailor Made for SAP HANA: Signal Hub Technology

* Cloudant to Contribute Big Data Capabilities to Apache CouchDB Project

* Hortonworks and Kognitio Announce Technical Partnership

* Starcounter Unveils World’s Fastest Consistent Database

* XAP 9.0 – Geared for Real-Time Big Data Stream Processing

* How long before R overtakes SAS and SPSS?

* Betting big on live sports data, Perform lays €120 million on RunningBall

And that’s the Data Day, today.

The Data Day, Today: Apr 19 2012

Splunk goes public. SkySQL and Connotate raise funding. And more.

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* Splunk Prices Initial Public Offering 13,500,000 shares at $17.00 per share = $229.5m.

* Connotate Increases Momentum and Closes $7m Series B Round

* SkySQL Raises $4 million in Series A Round

* SAND Technology Announces Exploration of Potential Strategic Alternatives

* GoodData Closes out the Quarter With Increased Revenue Growth and Expanded Market Traction

* World’s Largest Telcos Adopt Graph Databases to Solve Connected Data Issues

* Gazzang Seizes Big Data Opportunity, Announces Record Quarter and Year over Year Growth

* Hadapt Adds Big Data Industry Veteran Christopher Lynch as Chairman of the Board of Directors

* PalominoDB and SkySQL Join Forces to Offer Unparalleled Remote Database Services to Leading Companies Worldwide

* Cloudant Data Layer as a Service Adds Support for Joyent Cloud

* GoGrid Introduces a High-Performance Platform for Predictive Analytics

* MongoDB Hadoop Connector Announced

* StreamBase Releases StreamBase LiveView 1.0

* Pervasive RushAnalyzer and Cloudera Eliminate Barriers to Rapid Hadoop ROI

* Pegasystems Announces Hadoop Big Data Support

* XtremeData Hires Former IBM Analytics Leader

* Lucid Imagination Announces General Availability of LucidWorks Enterprise 2.1

* Of open data and pregnant men

* Is UNQL Dead?

* MySQL in 2012: Report from Percona Live

* For 451 Research clients

# Will new offerings and price cuts encourage greater database-as-a-service adoption? Spotlight report

# Basho expands into cloud storage with Riak CS Impact Report

# SAP modernizes its application stack at the data layer and the mobile front end Impact Report

# QlikTech takes QlikView pricing out of the dark Impact Report

# Kitenga refreshes Hadoop-based content-analysis wares; finds rollouts a slow burn Impact Report

# CoreMedia looks to NoSQL to scale social experiences for its WCM platform Impact Report

# Boundary maps monitoring for ‘big data’ as its path to enterprise Impact Report

# Orchestra to add data quality notes to MDM ensemble as it continues to eye US growth Impact Report

# Columnar database provider SAND Technology puts itself up for sale M&A Insight

# Is it time for Microsoft to ditch partners for performance management and go shopping? Acquirer IQ

And that’s the Data Day, today.

The Data Day, Today: Feb 29 2012

Microsoft and Hortonworks expand Hadoop partnership. Oracle ships Exalytics. And more.

An occasional series of data-related news, views and links posts on Too Much Information. You can also follow the series @thedataday.

* Hortonworks to Bring Apache Hadoop to Millions of New Users Hortonworks and Microsoft expanded their relationship around Apache Hadoop.

See also:
# Big Data for Everyone: Using Microsoft’s Familiar BI Tools with Hadoop
# Microsoft’s Hadoop roadmap reveals new big data deliverables
# Karmasphere Expands Big Data Analytics on Hadoop in the Enterprise
# Datameer to Bring Hadoop Analytics to Windows Azure
# HStreaming Brings Real-Time Analytics to Microsoft’s Hadoop-based Services for Windows Server and Windows Azure

* Oracle Announces Availability of Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine

* Fujitsu Releases “Interstage Big Data Parallel Processing Server V1.0” to Help Enterprises Utilize Big Data

* Pentaho and DataStax announce strategic partnership delivering the first complete Apache Cassandra-based big data analytics solution to the market

* Cloudant Names Andy Palmer to its Board of Directors

* R integrated throughout the enterprise analytics stack

* Jaspersoft Announces Big Data Index to Track Demand for Big Data Analytics

* 1010data Enables Companies to Rapidly Model and Predict Individual Consumer Behavior and Social Network Relationships

* Tableau Software Teams with Attivio to Tap Unstructured Content and Deliver Deeper Insight to Business Users

* Infochimps and the Future of Data Marketplaces “This is the clearest indication yet that data marketplaces may be the latest ‘Application Service Provider’ cycle, as in right idea, wrong time.”

* HStreaming and RainStor Partner to Lower the Cost of Big-Data Analytics on Hadoop

* JustOne Database Sets the Stage for Accelerated Growth in 2012 and Beyond

* Big Data investment map

* A group of Google Engineers released “vitess” – a project to help scale MySQL databases.

* For 451 Research clients

# Reassessing the M&A potential of NoSQL and NewSQL Sector IQ report

# Sears Holdings creates Hadoop managed service provider MetaScale Impact Report

# Datawatch turns the corner with focus on report analytics suite Impact Report

# arcplan details growth plan, as it expands into front end for SAP HANA and social BI Impact Report

# Objectivity adds reusable queries to InfiniteGraph NoSQL database Market Development Report

# Host Analytics illuminates cloud performance management growth strategy and roadmap Market Development Report

And that’s the Data Day, today.

The Data Day, Today: Feb 17 2012

Rob Bearden is new Hortonworks CEO. Oracle updates MySQL Cluster. And more.

An occasional series of data-related news, views and links posts on Too Much Information. You can also follow the series @thedataday.

* With a new CEO, will Hortonworks get serious about Hadoop? Rob Bearden is Hortonworks’ new chief elephant-herder.

* Oracle Oracle Announces General Availability of MySQL Cluster 7.2. Claims 1 billion queries per minute.

* Vertica Extends Manageability and Ease-of-Use for the Vertica Analytics Platform.

* NGDATA Raises Capital to Accelerate Growth Belgian data management company confirms that it recently acquired Outerthought.

* QlikTech Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Financial Results

* Quest Business Intelligence Studio 1.0 is now Generally Available

* Jaspersoft Delivers Big Data Integration into Jaspersoft ETL

* Hortonworks University Launches to Deliver Comprehensive Apache Hadoop Training and Certification.

* Schema in Cassandra 1.1. “as systems deployed on Cassandra grew and matured, lack of schema became a pain point”

* GigaSpaces Announces New Cloudify Free Product Edition.

* Announcing Reduced Pricing on SQL Azure and New 100MB Database Option.

* Composite Software Continues Innovation with Release of Version 6.1 of its Data Virtualization Platform.

* Multi-Tenant Cloudant in Europe.

* NuvolaBase has launched its hosted graph database offering.

* How Target Figured Out A Teen Girl Was Pregnant Before Her Father Did. Big data’s beer and diapers equivalent.

* Beyond “Big Data”. “I have a theory that buzzwords are usually helpful in general, in that they usher in new concepts before they end up as meaningless marketing fluff–and, eventually, punchlines. I think this is in the process of happening right now with the term “big data”.”

* For 451 Research clients

# Akiban prepares to launch ‘table grouping’ NewSQL database IMpact Report

# IBM sheds light on the Big Blue business of information governance Market Decelopment Report

And that’s the Data Day, today.

The Data Day, Today: Feb 8 2012

SAP targets HANA at SMEs. WibiData raises $5m. Zimory acquires Sones devs. And more.

An occasional series of data-related news, views and links posts on Too Much Information. You can also follow the series @thedataday.

* SAP to Arm Small and Midsize Enterprises With Real-Time Analytics Powered by SAP HANA

* Hadoop startup WibiData raises $5M to power web analytics

* Zimory Acquires Database Development Team from Sones

* Oracle Announces Availability of Oracle Advanced Analytics for Big Data

* Kalido Fuels Growth with New Customers, Market Leading Data Governance Capabilities in 2011

* Xeround Announces Free Version of Popular Cloud Database

* Hypertable Inc. Announces New Products and Services for Next Generation Hadoop NoSQL Database Deployments

* Cloudera Connector for Tableau Has Been Released

* Information Builders Launches WebFOCUS Hyperstage to Speed Performance and Delivery of Business Intelligence

* Actian Releases Vectorwise Workgroup Edition, Claims Best in Affordable Big Data Analytics to Mid-Market

* 10gen and Carahsoft Partner to Bring Leading NoSQL Solution to Government Sector

* MySQL progress in a year

* Endeca CEO: We wanted IPO, but Oracle acquisition gave peace of mind

* For 451 Research clients

# Armed with fresh funding, Tidemark looks to churn up performance management waters Impact Report

# Cloudant seizes opportunity for greater involvement with CouchDB Market Development report

# Xeround details cloud database pricing, launches free option Market Development report

And that’s the Data Day, today.

The Data Day, Today: Jan 10 2012

Oracle OEMs Cloudera. The future of Apache CouchDB. And more.

An occasional series of data-related news, views and links posts on Too Much Information. You can also follow the series @thedataday.

* Oracle announced the general availability of Big Data Appliance, and an OEM agreement with Cloudera for CDH and Cloudera Manager.

* The Future of Apache CouchDB Cloudant confirms intention to integrate the core capabilities of BigCouch into Apache CouchDB.

* Reinforcing Couchbase’s Commitment to Open Source and CouchDB Couchbase CEO Bob Wiederhold attempts to clear up any confusion.

* Hortonworks Appoints Shaun Connolly to Vice President of Corporate Strategy Former vice president of product strategy at VMware.

* Splunk even more data with 4.3 Introducing the latest Splunk release.

* Announcement of Percona XtraDB Cluster (alpha release) Based on Galera.

* Bringing Value of Big Data to Business: SAP’s Integrated Strategy Forbes interview with with Sanjay Poonen, President and corporate officer of SAP Global Solutions.

* New Release of Oracle Database Firewall Extends Support to MySQL and Enhances Reporting Capabilities Self-explanatory.

* Big data and the disruption curve “Many efforts are being funded by business units and not the IT department and money is increasingly being diverted from large enterprise vendors.”

* Get your SQL Server database ready for SQL Azure Microsoft “codename” SQL Azure Compatibility Assessment.

* An update on Apache Hadoop 1.0 Cloudera’s Charles Zedlewski helpfully explains Apache Hadoop branch numbering.

* Xeround and the CAP Theorem So where does Xeround fit in the CAP Theorem?

* Can Yahoo’s new CEO Thompson harness big data, analytics? Larry Dignan thinks Scott Thompson might just be the right guy for the job.

* US Companies Face Big Hurdles in ‘Big Data’ Use “21% of respondents were unsure how to best define Big Data”

* Schedule Your Agenda for 2012 NoSQL Events Alex Popescu updates his list of the year’s key NoSQL events.

* DataStax take Apache Cassandra Mainstream in 2011; Poised for Growth and Innovation in 2012 The usual momentum round-up from DataStax.

* Objectivity claimed significant growth in adoption of its graph database, InfiniteGraph and flagship object database, Objectivity/DB.

* Cloudera Connector for Teradata 1.0.0 Self-explanatory.

* For 451 Research clients

# SAS delivers in-memory analytics for Teradata and Greenplum Market Development report

# With $84m in funding, Opera sets out predictive-analytics plans Market Development report

* Google News Search outlier of the day: First Dagger Fencing Competition in the World Scheduled for January 14, 2012

And that’s the Data Day, today.