Tableau Software is Changing the Way We Visualize Data


The products that Tableau Software have created are an ingenious way of understanding data and also of collaborating with colleagues around the world. They do it with a simple “drag-and-drop” method of visualizing and interacting with data. Tableau states that any person of any skill level can use their products, as there are no wizards to […]

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 […]

Hadapt: Unifies SQL and Hadoop to enable fast analysis in a single platform


Hadapt is a software company that builds a high performance platform for data analysis. Hadapt’s flagship product is the Adaptive Analytical Platform, which brings a native implementation of SQL to the Apache Hadoop open-source project. By combining the robust and scalable architecture of Hadoop with a hybrid storage layer that incorporates a relational data store, […]

Tableau Software: VizQL and Data Engine


In 2003 Tableau spun out of Stanford University with VizQL™, a technology that completely changes working with data by allowing simple drag and drop functions to create sophisticated visualizations. The fundamental innovation is a patented query language that translates your actions into a database query and then expresses the response graphically. The next breakthrough was […]

Splunk: Make Your Machine Data Accessible, Useful, and Valuable


Your data contains a definitive record of your user transactions, customer behavior, machine behavior and fraudulent activity, information that is essential for managing, securing and auditing your environment – whether physical, virtual or in the cloud. This data also enables you to gain end-to-end visibility and insights on to how to better run IT and […]