Rittman Mead and Oracle Big Data Appliance

Monday, August 11th, 2014 by

Over the past couple of years Rittman Mead have been broadening our skills and competencies out from core OBIEE, ODI and Oracle data warehousing into the new “emerging” analytic platforms: R and database advanced analytics, Hadoop, cloud and clustered/distributed systems. As we talked about in the recent series of updated Oracle Information Management Reference Architecture […]

Why Oracle Big Data SQL Potentially Solves a Big Issue with Hadoop Security

Saturday, July 26th, 2014 by

Oracle announced their Big Data SQL product a couple of weeks ago, which effectively extends Exadata’s query-offloading to Hadoop data sources. I covered the launch a few days afterwards, focusing on how it implements Exadata’s SmartScan on Hive and NoSQL data sources and provides a single metadata catalog over both relational, and Hadoop, data sources. […]

Taking a Look at the New Oracle Big Data SQL

Thursday, July 17th, 2014 by

Oracle launched their Oracle Big Data SQL product earlier this week, and it’ll be of interest to anyone who saw our series of posts a few weeks ago about the updated Oracle Information Management Reference Architecture, where Hadoop now sits alongside traditional Oracle data warehouses to provide what’s termed a “data reservoir”. In this type […]

Trickle-Feeding Log Data into the HBase NoSQL Database using Flume

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014 by

The other day I posted an article on the blog around using Flume to transport Apache web log entries from our website into Hadoop, with the final destination for the entries being an HDFS file – with the HDFS file essentially mirroring the contents of the webserver log file. Once you’ve set this transport mechanism […]

List of our Recent “Getting Started” Hadoop Articles

Sunday, May 18th, 2014 by

We’ve published a number of “getting started with Hadoop” articles over the past few months, but these aren’t always easy to find on the blog. I’ve therefore compiled a list of the more recent ones, which you’ll find below: OBIEE, ODI and Hadoop Part 1: So What Is Hadoop, MapReduce and Hive? OBIEE, ODI and […]

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