wwHadoop: Analytics without Borders


This week at EMC World 2012, the EMC technical community is launching a community program called World Wide Hadoop.  I am really excited to be a part of a collaboration across the EMC technical community that has been looking to extend the "borders" of our Big Data portfolio by building on the success of our Greenplum Hadoop distribution in offering the open source community the ability to federate their hBase…

SAP and Informatica join forces


Wow am I remiss for not posting this article sooner... SAP has agreed to include data federation tools from Informatica with some of its enterprise resource planning and analytics products. The combination of the two products is intended to help customers analyze data stored in third-party or legacy systems. It also solves a marketing problem for SAP, as the applications from Informatica will help the company sell into larger enterprises…