There is a lot of hype around big data, but here at Oracle we try to help customers implement big data solutions to solve real business problems. For those of you interested in understanding more about how you can put big data to work at your organization, consider joining these (more...)
A quick update on some of the integration components needed to build things like M2M (Machine 2 Machine communication) and on integrating fast moving data (events) with the Hadoop and NoSQL Database. As of 188.8.131.52 of the Oracle Event Processing product you now have:
OEP Data Cartridge (more...)
For those interested in understanding how to actually build a big data solution including things like NoSQL Database, Hadoop, MapReduce, Hive, Pig and Analytics (data mining, R) have a look at the big data videos Marty did:
This week Oracle announced the availability (yes you can right away buy and use these systems) to Big Data Appliance X3-2 Starter Rack and Big Data Appliance X3-2 In-Rack Expansion. You can read the press release here. For those who are interested in the operating specs, best to (more...)
Yes, it is almost time to book those trips to San Francisco, and here is the chance to speak at Openworld. The call for papers is now open:
Oh, and don't wait too long, this opportunity of a life time closes Friday April 12, 11:59 PDT!!
About a year ago we did a comparison of Build your Own Hadoop cluster and a Big Data Appliance, where we focused purely on the hardware and software cost. We thought it could use an update, but luckily an analyst firm did one for us and this time it covers both the Hardware/Software costs, but also ventures a lot more into dealing with other costs.
Some highlights from the report:
- Oracle Big Data Appliance($450k) is 39% less costly than "build your own"($733k)
- OBDA (more...)