Tag: Companies

Apr 05

Sears Now Sells Big Data Services via MetaScale

Like many Americans, I have my cherished Craftsman tools and Kenmore appliances from the US retailer Sears.  However, how many Americans know that Sears now also sells big data services as well? Sears is a well known US department store that had started off as a successful mail order catalog business in 1888, selling to …

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Jan 25

Friday Funnies: Hadoop Stunts and Tricks

Here is a “cute” video of Hadoop doing spectacular things, for your Friday Funnies viewing.  Video is from Informatica which is well known for ETL software and is now positioning itself in the emerging Big Data world.

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Jan 20

Which Big Data Company has the World’s Biggest Hadoop Cluster?

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Which companies use Hadoop for analyzing big data?  How big are their clusters?  I thought it would be fun to compare companies by the size of their Hadoop installations.  The size would indicate the company’s investment in Hadoop, and subsequently their appetite to buy big data products and services from vendors, as well as their …

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