IBM jumps in the “big data” rush as it announced two major acquisitions in two days. On Wednesday, Big Blue announced that it will acquire security intelligence analytics company i2 […] The second major buy was revealed earlier today. IBM announced the deal to acquire Algorithmics, a risk analytics software and advisory service
The higher on the data stack your business is the more challenges it faces but the higher the reward. The good news is that the well established data companies have started the hunting acquisition season.
When I say I don’t want to be a database company, I’m saying that I don’t want to be a SQL database company.
Now that Hadoop has become the tool for handling Big Data, everyone wants to seat at its table. What most seem to ignore is that Hadoop is just a part of the puzzle. There are many interesting solutions around it where a seat at the table is not yet so busy and expensive.
The official announcement of HP’s acquisition of Vertica is here. And I think this is also explaining the disappearing of the last article Michael Stonebraker published on Vertica blog about 6 criteria for real column stores.
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