Offloading ELT Workloads with Hadoop. A No-Coding Approach.

I often interact with Big Data and Data Integration architects at meet ups, and find moving or offloading expensive ELT (Extract, Load & Transform) processing to Hadoop seems to be associated with...
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Investments in Big Data: Funding increases to Hadoop providers

Recently, there has been a lot of news around venture capital firms pouring large amounts of money into Big Data companies. The most recent Big Data investment news came from Cloudera which raised $900...
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How Hadoop Fosters Starting Small with Big Data

Start small, scale up, rinse and repeat. This was the advice given recently by MongoDB’s Matt Asay. While the buzz about Big Data is resoundingly about its Bigness, sooner or later the hype morphs...
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First Elephants, Now Whales: Big Data Integration in Docker Containers

It’s been an exciting year at Syncsort. Around this time last year we announced a Hadoop edition of our ETL product. A few months later, it was available on the cloud. Today we’re proud to announce...
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Eagle Bank Secures Deposits and Customer Data

When a security audit revealed the bank’s password-protection vulnerability, Eagle Bank, a mutual bank with over $430 million in assets, turned to Imprivata OneSign Single Sign-On (SSO) technology. If...
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Stock Yards Bank & Trust Makes Employees Productive and Keeps Data Secure

Stock Yards Bank & Trust has been a trusted part of the Louisville, Kentucky community for more than a century. Chief Information Officer, Jim Condra felt biometrics would be the easiest solution...
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A Dispatch from the Hadoop Summit

And we’re back to San Jose for another exciting week at the Hadoop Summit. Seems like we have the biggest Summit so far with over 3,200 attendees representing 1,000 different organizations. And among...
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Big Iron to Big Data: Mainframe to Hadoop with Apache Sqoop

This week, we are excited to announce our submission for another major feature to the Apache Hadoop project: extending Apache Sqoop to ingest mainframe data into Hadoop. As Hadoop takes its place as a...
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Data Warehouse Offload: Monetizing Big Data Initiatives

Such an exciting week for Syncsort with our open source initiatives, new release announcements, and our sponsorship and participation at the Hadoop Summit! This week, we announced several Big Data solutions...
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Real World Big Data: Challenges and Opportunities

Following Georgian Partners CTO conference, Ben Wilde and I had a two part blog on the big data adoption. First blog focused on some of the major drivers behind Hadoop adoption in the Enterprise. Many...
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