A Vision for an Analytic Infrastructure

Posted on: October 12th, 2015 by Guest Blogger No Comments

 

by Dan Woods An analytic infrastructure can be much like Mark Twain’s definition of a classic: “A book which people praise and don’t read.” An analytics platform is often referred to but rarely architected. Business analysts and data scientists often talk about the power of analytics without talking about the end game. But to make         Read More…

News: Teradata Database on AWS

Posted on: October 7th, 2015 by Guest Blogger No Comments

 

I’m very excited about Teradata’s latest cloud announcement – that Teradata Database, the market’s leading data warehousing and analytic solution, is being made available for cloud deployment on Amazon Web Services (AWS) to support production workloads. Teradata Database on AWS will be offered on a variety of multi-terabyte EC2 (Elastic Cloud Compute) instances in supported         Read More…

Where Data Lives

Posted on: October 1st, 2015 by Data Analytics Staff No Comments

 

By: Lorie Nelson, Senior Product Manager for Teradata’s Travel and Hospitality Data Model As a child I was sure there must be a book of life that explains what we need to know about each other, the planet and our purpose in the world. I asked every adult I knew or came in contact with         Read More…

Teradata Uses Open Source to Expand Access to Big Data for the Enterprise

Posted on: September 30th, 2015 by Data Analytics Staff No Comments

 

By Mark Shainman, Global Program Director, Competitive Programs Teradata’s announcement of the accelerated release of enterprise-grade ODBC/JDBC drivers for Presto opens up an ocean of big data on Hadoop to the existing SQL-based infrastructure. For companies seeking to add big data to their analytical mix, easy access through Presto can solve a variety of problems         Read More…

 

By Vinnie Dessecker, senior consultant, big data – Strategy and Governance Center of Excellence What constitutes a good data strategy? Is a well thought-out and articulated data strategy really relevant in this rapidly changing big data environment? Or, is a data strategy too easily rendered obsolete? A data strategy is a vision, one that builds the         Read More…

Enterprise-ready Hadoop, Now Available as an Appliance

Posted on: September 28th, 2015 by Guest Blogger No Comments

 

By: Clarke Patterson, senior director of product marketing, Cloudera Early this summer, Teradata and Cloudera jointly announced the Teradata Appliance for Hadoop with Cloudera, an engineered, ready-to-run appliance that comes with enterprise-ready Cloudera Enterprise, in addition to our existing software integrations. Today, at Strata + Hadoop World at New York, we are excited to announce the         Read More…

Education Planning – Leveraging the “Five W’s”

Posted on: September 21st, 2015 by Debi Hoefer No Comments

 

By Debi Hoefer, Director, Teradata Americas Education First in a series about how customers can learn how to get the most value from Teradata. I’m sure many of you have heard of the “Five W’s” – Who, What, Where, When, Why? The answers to these questions can be used for structured, straightforward information gathering. In         Read More…

Why Should Big Data Matter to You?

Posted on: September 15th, 2015 by Marc Clark No Comments

 

With all the attention given to big data, it is no surprise that more companies feel pressure to explore the possibilities for themselves. The challenge for many has been the high barriers to entry. Put simply, big data has cost big bucks. Maybe even more perplexing has been uncertainty about just what big data might         Read More…

The Cloud Makes Disaster Recovery Easy

Posted on: September 9th, 2015 by Guest Blogger No Comments

 

By Brian Wood, Director of Cloud Marketing Teradata Cloud is a wonderful “on-ramp” to enterprise analytics for customers of all shapes and sizes. In bypassing large upfront investment and going straight to organizational insight, companies can focus on immediate value-add and skip the long line of colleagues queuing for budget approval and/or IT infrastructure provisioning.         Read More…

Big Data Success Starts With Empowerment: Learn Why and How

Posted on: September 1st, 2015 by Chris Twogood No Comments

 

As my colleague Bill Franks recently pointed out on his blog, there is often the perception that being data-driven is all about technology. While technology is indeed important, being data-driven actually spans a lot of different areas, including people, big data processes, access, a data-driven culture and more. In order to be successful with big         Read More…