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November 06, 2011

Can MapReduce Be Made Easy?

Companies such as Aster Data
have emerged because the central challenge around data has
changed — it’s no longer data that
has to scale; it’s analytics. Once we accept this paradigm, it’s easy to see why a company like Teradata, which has been scaling techniques for acccumulating and storing data for decades, would be interested in a company like Aster Data...

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October 18, 2011

InformationWeek Names Top 12
Big Data Analytics Players

Teradata recently announced plans
for an Aster Data MapReduce
appliance to be built on the same hardware as the Teradata appliance.
It also added two-way integration between the Teradata and Aster Data databases. By buying Aster Data, Teradata has broadened what is widely regarded as the broadest, deepest, and most scalable family of products...

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October 17, 2011

Aster Data helps Teradata embrace Big Data

Despite running the same week as Oracle OpenWorld, Teradata’s annual Partners User Group Conference & Expo on October 2–6 still managed to draw in approximately 3,500 delegates (up from 2010), which made it the largest data warehousing gathering in the world...

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August 25, 2011

New tools driving big data analytics, survey finds

New technologies are enabling companies to perform increasingly sophisticated data analytics on very large and very diverse data sets, an upcoming report from The Data Warehousing Institute (TDWI) shows...

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Information Management

March 22, 2011

40 Vendors We're Watching in 2011

For our 2011 40 Vendors to Watch list, we rang up our most-trusted columnists and a few selected other sources for input, added our own ideas, did some background work and came up with a list we shaped and pared down to our standard...

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Wall Street Journal

March 10, 2011

The Top 50 Venture-Backed Companies

Venture capitalists are betting that the next Google Inc. or Facebook Inc. will have a name like Xactly, Chegg or Zoosk. Aster helps companies analyze data to understand customer behavior and detect fraud...

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The Motley Fool

March 04, 2011

Teradata Plays it Smart

You've got a lot of data that won't fit easily into a database. Teradata wants to help you manage it all, and it'll pay hundreds of millions for the privilege. Yesterday, the company announced plans to acquire the 89% of Aster Data Systems it didn't already own...

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March 04, 2011

Aster Data Deal Drives MapReduce Into Teradata's Strategy

It was just a matter of time. Aster Data, one of the most innovative startups in the enterprise data warehousing (EDW) arena, is moving rapidly into the ranks of leading vendors in this hotly competitive space...

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March 03, 2011

Big Pay Day For Big Data

In the old days, big data used to be called data warehousing. But that was when corporations stored all their own data on their own servers...

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March 03, 2011

Teradata Acquisition of Aster Data Systems Bolsters Big Data Capabilities

With the challenge of managing and analyzing big data growing ever-larger, Teradata is acquiring Aster Data Systems, a move analysts say is a good one...

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March 03, 2011

As Teradata Plans
to Buy Aster,
What’s Left?

Data warehousing giant Teradata today agreed to acquire Aster Data, a data analytics provider, proving it's no longer enough to be able to store and access a lot of data quickly...

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January 21, 2011

Twenty Companies to Watch in 2011

As always, the pace of change in the IT world is dizzyingly swift and a lot can happen in a year...

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January 13, 2011

InsightExpress Announces First of Its Kind Ignite Network™

The Ignite Network promises to revolutionize how online and offline media research is conducted...

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Information Management

January 12, 2011

The Case for
Push-Down Analytics

The challenge is to build analytics on top of the data and get them to work the moment the customer is ready...

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