Strata Hadoop World 2014: Watch Live Streaming Here

If you could not make it to Strata-Hadoop World 2014 in NYC you can still watch streaming video of the keynotes. To do that visit our Hadoop World video streaming page here: Be sure to bookmark it! Here is the schedule of keynotes: Thursday Keynote Welcome 8:45am–8:55am Thursday, 10/16/2014 Roger Magoulas (O’Reilly Media), Doug […]

Examining New Mission-Enabling Design Patterns Made Possible By The Cloudera-Intel Partnership, the research arm of, has just released a White Paper for the federal technology community titled: Enhancing Functionality and Security of Enterprise Data Holdings: Examining new, mission-enabling design patterns made possible by the Cloudera-Intel partnership. The paper captures design considerations for enterprise technologists that flow from the engineering work both Cloudera and Intel […]

The Technologies At Hadoop World: Here is our cut on the best technologies to see there

Hadoop World was held 15-17 Oct in NYC. This post provides insights into some of the best technologies demonstrated there. CTOvision has attended Hadoop World since the beginning. Attending has helped us better track tech trends and assess the potential business impacts of some of the greatest technologies created for the enterprise. It is also a great place […]

Which Government, Non-Profit and NGO Have Big Data/CDH Lessons Learned To Share?

If you are in or know people in government, non-profits or NGO’s that have leveraged Hadoop in service to missions please nominate them for recognition as part of the 2014 Data Impact Awards presented by Cloudera. Here is more on this activity: The 2014 Data Impact award, presented by Cloudera, is a great way of helping […]

Big Data: The Hadoop Business Case

Since the birth of Hadoop in 2005-06, the way we think about storing and processing information has evolved considerably. The term “Big Data” has become synonymous with this evolution. But still, many of our customers continue to ask, “What is Big Data?”, “What are its use cases?”, and “What is its business value?”. The Internet […]

New Release of Pentaho Business Analytics and Data Integration Platform Belongs In Your Enterprise

Editor’s note: The Pentaho approach to business analytics and data integration works well with existing legacy approaches to data and every new big data capability we have seen. Pentaho is a well thought out platform that just works. So when they announce a new version we should all take note. This latest version offers enhanced capabilities for […]