The Data Day, A few days: September 20-30 2013

Three reasons why Nirvanix failed. And more

And that’s the data day, today.

The Data Day, A few days: June 11-25 2013

A bumper round-up of the past 14 days’ data-related news

* Cisco announced its intention to acquire Composite Software.

* Software AG acquired Apama.

* TIBCO Software acquired StreamBase Systems.

* Cloudera appointed Tom Reilly as Chief Executive Officer and Mike Olson as Chief Strategy Officer and Chairman of the Board.

* Sears Holdings named Jeff Balagna Chief Executive Officer of MetaScale

* Ex-Yahoo CTO launched Altiscale, hardcore Hadoop as a service.

* SpaceCurve raised a $10M Series B round of financing.

* Sqrrl announced general availability of Sqrrl Enterprise.

* GE launched Predictivity services, supported by supported by Proficy Historian HD.

* Datameer announced Datameer 3.0.

* Oracle announced the general availability of MySQL Cluster 7.3.

* MemSQL announced the upcoming availability of MemSQL 2.1.

* Continuuity announced the release of Weave, a new open source project that enables Java developers to rapidly build scalable, distributed applications on YARN.

* RainStor adds security, text search features to database complement for Hadoop.

* Composite Software introduced version 6.2 SP3 of its Composite Data Virtualization Platform

* TokuDB launched TokuMX.

* Terracotta announced the immediate availability of Terracotta Universal Messaging.

* HP united its data management assets under HAVEn brand.

* Hortonworks and Red Hat announced an engineering collaboration around Hadoop.

* Rackspace Hosting’s ObjectRocket Database as a Service entered into a strategic agreement with 10gen.

* Simon Phipps posted State Of The Sea Lion – June 2013.

* Netflix announced that its Genie Hadoop-aaS management software is now open source

* Storm-YARN released as open source.

* Big Data arrived at the Oxford English Dictionary

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: Jan 19 2012

Amazon launches DynamoDB. Red Hat virtually supports JasperReports. And more.

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

* Amazon Web Services Launches Amazon DynamoDB See also blog posts from Werner Vogels and Jeff Barr, as well as reaction from DataStax and Basho.

* Jaspersoft Delivers Analytics for Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Customers JasperReports Server is embedded in Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.0.

* Tableau 7.0 Brings Simplicity to Business Intelligence Including new Data Server for data sharing and management.

* Hortonworks to Deliver Next-Generation of Apache Hadoop Pre-announcement (emphasis on the pre).

* RainStor Announces First Enterprise Database Running Natively on Hadoop as well as partnerships with Cloudera, Hortonworks, and MapR, and support from Composite Software.

* Talend Platform for Data Services Operationalizes Information and Data A common development, deployment and monitoring environment for both data management and application integration.

* Fujitsu Launches Cloud Services as a Platform for Big Data Data Utilization Platform Services.

* All you wanted to know about Hadoop, but were too afraid to ask A graphic illustration of the various versions of Apache Hadoop.

* Oracle Database or Hadoop? Another good post from Pythian’s Gwen Shapira. See also Aaron Cordova’s Do I need SQL or Hadoop?

* Meet Code 42, Accel’s first Big Data Fund investment GigaOM has the details.

* MapR CEO Sees Big Changes in Big Data in 2012 Predictive.

* Introducing DataFu: an open source collection of useful Apache Pig UDFs LinkedIn launches open source user-defined functions.

* Big Data Needs Data Scientists, Or Quants, Or Excel Jockeys … or something.

* Career of the Future: Data Scientist [INFOGRAPHIC] Infotaining.

* Knives out for Oracle. SAP and IBM offer some perspectives on Exalytics and Big Data Appliance respectively.

* For 451 Research clients

# Information Builders uses Infobright to take BI in-memory, expands SMB reach Market development report

# RainStor launches database complement to Apache Hadoop Market development report

# Heroku’s Postgres is poised for growing interest in database as a service Market development report

* Google News Search outlier of the day: This Spud’s For All of You: “2012 Is the Year of the Potato”

And that’s the Data Day, today.