Actian Review

Actian knows a thing or two about big data, and for over thirty years has provided database management systems that consistently outperform most of...

Actian – a Clear Path through the Big Data Jungle

Big data gets big hype and generally makes life difficult - because it adds new levels of complexity in a domain that is already complex...

5+ Free Graph Databases

Graph databases are primarily concerned with nodes and the connections between them (usually called edges). They tend to be used for their high performance...

Actian – A Supplier Talks Sense!!

I've written elsewhere about the dangers of 'big data', but it is a rare event indeed for a technology vendor to talk some sense....

Over 40 Big Data Startups

This is a list of big data startups compiled by contributors at analyticbridge.com. Alpine Data Labs: data science solutions for Hadoop and Big Data. Cloudera: a...

Column Oriented Database – In a Nutshell

The database systems most of us are familiar with are row oriented. A row typically holds all the details associated with a particular entity...

Why HANA Is Important

I'm not a great fan of SAP, or Oracle for that matter, but SAP's HANA architecture is an unexpected innovation from a company that...