The Hadoop Ecosystem: HDFS, Yarn, Hive, Pig, HBase and growing

Hadoop is the leading open-source software framework developed for scalable, reliable and distributed computing. With the world producing data in the zettabyte range there is a growing need for cheap, scalable, reliable and fast computing to process and make sense ...

5 Questions Enterprises Should Ask When Selecting a NoSQL Database

By Barry Perkins With the need for more flexibility when it comes to defining and handling large amounts of data, NoSQL has emerged as a feasible alternative to relational databases. NoSQL databases enable better application development productivity, greater ability to scale dynamically ...

The famed MongoDB document database and its benefits

Over the past few years, there have been talks about data management and administration of databases. It is indeed important for data to be managed properly for the best results. Businesses get to enjoy lots of benefits if they manage ...

NoSQL, NewSQL, or RDBMS-How To Choose

When should you choose a NoSQL or NewSQL option versus a conventional relational database management system? Here are 10 telltale traits that will help you make the right choice. Today's databases are not only expected to be flexible enough to handle ...

Altiscale Hadoop-as-a-Service Delivers Apache Hive 0.13

Altiscale, Inc., a leading innovator in Hadoop-as-a-Service (HaaS) solutions, has announced the availability of Apache Hive™ 0.13 on its HaaS platform, just weeks since its general software release to the industry. For data scientists and businesses that rely on insights ...