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HP Taps Vertica For SQL On Hadoop
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Charlie Babcock
Charlie Babcock,
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11/17/2014 | 4:08:45 PM
Column-oriented database on top of Hadoop: How does that work for user?
Vertica, last I knew, was strictly a column-oriented SQl system. Aren't there both advantages and drawbacks to that, on top of Hadoop? If you're looking for big picture data, you can get it quickly via columnar access. If you're looking for details in the data, that's a different story.
D. Henschen
D. Henschen,
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11/17/2014 | 9:44:10 AM
IBM surprisingly quiet on big data access and analysis
IBM has offered IBM Big SQL as a native SQL-on-Hadoop option, but I haven't heard much about it other than IBM statements. They're also surprisingly quite on options to synthesize/correlate Hadoop data with what's in DB2 and Netezza data warehouses. Anybody at IBM care to share highlights on SQL analysis of Hadoop data options other than Big SQL?

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