PARTNERS DataDive: I Put Agile on Steroids & Almost Went Back in Time!

June 17, 2015

I recently participated in a business analytics project for non-profits that, as the planning progressed, seemed like a perfect opportunity to implement an agile approach, except that the work was to be completed in two days! But all the developers would be co-located. We had three objectives that fit the profile of user stories. We… Read More »

Regulating Data Lake Temperature

June 15, 2015

By Mark Cusack, Chief Architect, Teradata RainStor One of the entertaining aspects of applying physical analogies to data technology is seeing how far you can push the analogy before it falls over or people get annoyed.  In terms of analogical liberties, I’d suggest that the data lake occupies the number one spot right now.  It’s… Read More »

Is Your Data Lake A Swamp? Or a Well-Managed Reservoir?

June 10, 2015

Introducing Teradata Loom®:  Rapidly improve user productivity in Hadoop through advanced data governance solutions – plus a portfolio of additional integrated Teradata solutions for Hadoop. By Michael Lang   The big topic of the day in the data industry is the promised big benefits – almost magical insights – from big data. But what happens when… Read More »

Teradata’s Secure Path to the Cloud

June 9, 2015

Database users are increasingly becoming more comfortable with storing their databases in public or private clouds. For example, Amazon RDS (relational database service) is used by approximately half of all customers of Amazon’s AWS cloud. A key feature of cloud computing is multi-tenancy. It allows many different users, potentially from different organizations, to share the… Read More »

Bringing Open-Source Presto to the Enterprise

June 8, 2015

Teradata is making Presto enterprise-ready so global powerhouses can be as innovative as elite big data practitioners including organizations like Facebook, Netflix, Airbnb, Dropbox and Groupon. By Justin Borgman  Today, I’m proud to announce that Teradata has joined the open source community for Presto, the open-source distributed SQL query engine used by big data innovators… Read More »

Teradata RainStor 7 – Seven Years of Enterprise Archiving

June 8, 2015

by Mark Cusack, Chief Architect, Teradata RainStor The RainStor team at Teradata is very excited to announce the release of RainStor ®7.  This software release is the first since RainStor became a member of the Teradata family last December.  The primary objective of my first blog post for Teradata is to describe the new features… Read More »

Your Big Data Initiative may not Require Logical Modeling

May 12, 2015

By: Don Tonner Logical Modeling may not be required on your next big data initiative.  From experience, I know when building things from scratch that a model reduces development costs, improves quality, and gets me to market quicker.  So why would I say you may not require logical modeling? Most data modelers are employed in… Read More »

Achieving Pervasive Analytics through Data and Analytic Centricity

May 6, 2015

In advance of the upcoming webinar Achieving Pervasive Analytics through Data & Analytic Centricity, Dan Woods, CTO and editor of CITO Research, sat down with Clarke Patterson, senior director, Product Marketing, Cloudera, and Chris Twogood, vice president of Poduct and Services Marketing, Teradata, to discuss some of the ideas and concepts that will be shared in more… Read More »

Cloud Security: Baby or Bathwater?

May 5, 2015

by Marc Clark, director, Cloud Strategy and Deployment, Teradata Cloud Solutions Surveys still show that concern about cloud security is the number one reason given by more than 60% of the companies that have not moved to the cloud. And with all the high profile data breaches in just the past 12 months, who could blame them?… Read More »

Making SAP data relevant in the world of big data

May 4, 2015

Part one of series about an old “SAP”dog who learns a new trick Reflecting back on the key messages from Teradata Universe 2015 in April it was impossible to escape the theme of deriving differentiated business value leveraging the latest data sources and analytic techniques. I heard from several customers how they improved their business by… Read More »