Apr
2

Innovator’s Dilemma for Established Analytics Vendors

Posted on April 2, 2013 by Ron Bodkin

Until recently, large scale data processing, analysis and computational statistics meant working with companies like SAS, Informatica, Teradata, SPSS, and Oracle. Today, those companies face an “innovator’s dilemma.” Do they keep their prices high to maintain revenue and risk losing customers to new Big Data and Analytics vendors, or embrace the new, lower-cost computing options…

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Mar
25

Op-Ed: Cracks in the Oracle Empire

Posted on March 25, 2013 by Ron Bodkin

Will March 2013 be the turning point where Big Data begins to noticeably eat away at the database establishment? In “Cracks in the Oracle Empire,” Wall Street Journal writer Steve Rosenbush reported Oracle Corporation executives blaming the sales force for “a disappointing quarter.” In fact, this is Oracle’s third miss in the last eight quarters,…

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Feb
21

The Race is On with Open Source

Posted on February 21, 2013 by Ron Bodkin

At Think Big we’re focused on helping customers create measurable value from Big Data.¬†Fast access to that data is becoming mandatory as enterprises move beyond the first phase of adoption of Big Data.¬†Over the last few months a number of projects and products have been announced to address this need, both within Hadoop and in…

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