New features in the 15.4 release include a native MapReduce programming interface that uses standard SQL; a Hadoop integration that provides various ways to tie together data from Sybase and Hadoop; a Java interface and additional extensions for existing C++ interfaces for running in-database algorithms; support for PMML (Predictive Model Markup Language) via a partnership with Zementis; and a data mining and statistics library from Fuzzy Logix for use in conjunction with MapReduce.
Sybase is also now offering an Express edition of IQ, which can be used indefinitely, but for development purposes only and with a 5GB database size limit.
If you take a look at the last releases I’ve covered—take for exampleMarkLogic 5—you’ll notice a clear trend these days:
- every data related tool integrates with Hadoop
- and/or it offers some sort of parallel processing support
- there’s a (usually limited) version for developers
Original title and link: Upcoming Sybase IQ Features Big Data, Support for Hadoop and MapReduce ( ©myNoSQL)