Vectorwise Newsletter – March 2013 English
As we say good-bye to Winter and welcome the Spring and the Easter Weekend, here is a round-up of the latest news on Actian and on Vectorwise, the record-breaking analytic database that is helping data-centric and data-intensive companies around the world to run fast, cost-effective data analytics and take action on Big Data.
Get fast answers from Big Data with Vectorwise 3.0
This month we announced the new release of Vectorwise, version 3.0, which provides high-performance integration for Hadoop. The new version of the analytic database opens up the majority of unstructured data for super fast analysis in BI tools and other applications. Now, companies can benefit from high-performance integration for Hadoop with the Vectorwise Hadoop Connector, and get critical business answers from big data in a way that is solid, reliable and immediately impactful. Learn more here.
Free white paper: Fast answers from Hadoop with Vectorwise
In line with the announcement of Vectorwise 3.0, you can now download a free white paper entitled "Fast answers from Hadoop with Vectorwise." The white paper explains how, with the Vectorwise Hadoop Connector, it is also possible to load data into Vectorwise from Apache Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) at extremely fast speeds on affordable commodity hardware. Download your copy here.
What is the one problem you would use Big Data to solve?
At the Strata Conference 2013, Actian was asked which problem we would use Big Data to solve. Watch this brief interview with Actian's director of product management, Mark van de Wiel, and see if you agree.
Is data the next Big Brother?
How far will Big Data take us in the future? What type of information will we be analyzing and obtaining that we haven't even thought of yet? As our society continues to innovate and invent, what we can do with information will only continue to evolve. Read this article authored by our general manager of Vectorwise, Fred Gallagher, to learn more.
Big Data at the Magic Kingdom - a blessing or a curse?
It's not just retail or telecom organizations that are using Big Data to their advantage, it seems that leisure and entertainment companies are looking at various ways to help improve customer satisfaction and services levels, too. But are they just going a little too far? Read our latest blog post to learn more.
Catch up with Actian live!
Come and learn more about Actian Vectorwise at the following live events:
Tableau 8 On Tour
April 2, 2013 - Atlanta, USA
April 9, 2013 - Brussels, Belgium
April 10, 2013 - Stockholm, Sweden
April 17, 2013 - Zurich, Switzerland
April 18, 2013 - San Jose, USA
Big Data Boot Camp
May 21-22, 2013 - New York, USA
Did you know that if you missed one of our live events or webinars, you can catch up and find them online? Here is just a selection of the on-demand events that you can find online.
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