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Seth Grimes is an analytics strategy consultant with Alta Plana and organizes the Sentiment Analysis Symposium. Follow him on Twitter at @sethgrimes
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posted in March 2008

Teradata Has Acquired BI/DW Firm Claraview

3/20/2008
Data warehousing powerhouse Teradata has acquired BI/DW solutions provider Claraview. The news is there on Claraview's Web site, "Claraview is a division of Teradata Corporation,..." but I don't have a clue why Teradata hasn't seen fit to announce the acquisition. There are a few hints of the take-over out on the Web, and an individual in a position to know told me the deal is (or was) "an open secret."

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The SAS-Teragram Deal's Back Story

3/17/2008
SAS has announced their take-over of text-analytics vendor Teragram. The companies' joint press release states that "the acquisition will enhance SAS's own robust text mining and analytical BI offerings and extend them to enterprise and mobile search." Here's my take on positioning, technology, and solution considerations that likely motivated what seems like a smart move for both companies.

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Parsing Joseph Weizenbaum

3/8/2008
I learned of the March 5 death of computer scientist Joseph Weizenbaum from a posting on the CPSR e-mail list. Weizenbaum was best known for creating Eliza, a mid-'60s computer program that conducted natural-language conversations, notably mimicking a psychotherapist's interview with a patient. Weizenbaum wrote in his 1976 book Computer Power and Human Reason, "Eliza created the most remarkable illusion of having understood in the minds of the many people who conversed with it."

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Greenplum 3, Open Source (Bizgres) 0.9

3/3/2008
Greenplum recently released a new version of its BI optimized DBMS, Greenplum 3 (G3). The software is based on the PostgreSQL open-source database system; proprietary extensions add support for parallel loading and query and other scalability and reliabilty features. But with G3, Greenplum appears to be moving ever farther from the company's open-source roots. Specifically, Greenplum sponsors Bizgres, an open source, BI-optimized but non-MPP DBMS, downloadable as as an April 2006 0.9 vers

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