Oracle Stresses All-In-One Database Approach

by   |    November 15, 2012

BURLINGTON, Mass.—Oracle believes its newest line of bundled hardware and software packages—the Exadata database and Exalytics in-memory analytical appliance—can cut costs and save time, freeing up budgets and employees to bring in new innovative systems. Exalytics, Oracle claims, saves time Read More…


Leading Retailers Harvest Big Data Analytics for Holiday Promotions

by   |    November 8, 2012

Last holiday season, the La Jolla Group, a firm that manages surfing brands O’Neill and Rusty, and motocross brand Metal Mulisha, ran online sweepstakes to capture social graph data about its online customers. It turned out to be too much data too fast. This year will be different: much more focused on programs that yield tangible results. It’s a lesson other retailers exploring big data must learn. Read More…


Razorfish to Pilot Teradata-Aster Analytics Appliance

by   |    November 5, 2012

New York-based marketing analytics company Razorfish plans to pilot the new Teradata-Aster Big Analytics Appliance, saying the integration of the Teradata-Aster database with MapReduce functions and the Apache Hadoop distributed file system will make the company more efficient and enable it to streamline how it manages the technologies. Read More…