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Enterprise Strategy Group Lab Validation Report: Teradata Aster MapReduce Platform
This ESG Lab Validation Report compares Hadoop with Aster, exploring and contrasting their strengths as key parts of a unified big data architecture.

Whitepaper Colin White Whitepaper:
MapReduce and the Data Scientist

This report explains the benefits of big data and the role of the data scientist in deploying big data solutions. It discusses the benefits of Hadoop MapReduce, Hive, and relational DBMSs that have added MapReduce capabilities.

Whitepaper Rick F. van der Lans Technical Whitepaper:
SQL-MapReduce® for Advanced Analytical Queries

In this report, you will learn how to: accelerate advanced analytical workloads; compare SQL, user-defined functions, MapReduce, and Hadoop/Hive; and understand real-world use cases.

Whitepaper Neil Raden Research Report:
Putting All Your Eggs in Three Baskets

This white paper pinpoints where Hadoop is appropriate and where traditional data warehousing and business intelligence environments are appropriate. It then presents a third option; innovative, hybrid systems that are relational databases with embedded MapReduce capabilities such as the Teradata Aster SQL-MapReduce® Platform.

Whitepaper Forrester Research Paper:
Welcome to the Era of Digital Intelligence

This report explains the difference between the newly coined term, “digital intelligence,” and traditional web analytics, and presents the importance of implementing this new analytic standard.

Whitepaper Forrester Research Paper:
Expand Your Digital Horizon with Big Data

This report delves into the situation of big data at extreme scale and presents a balanced approach on how to leverage it for greater insight and business performance.

Whitepaper Web Analytics Demystified:
Beyond Surface-Level Social Media

Beginning with defining the new concept of "surface-level social media," this white paper explores ways in which enterprises are harnessing the voices and behaviors of their customers to use to their competitive advantage.

Whitepaper TWDI: Hadoop—Revealing Its True Value for Business Intelligence
The latest Checklist Report from TDWI drills into common points of confusion surrounding Hadoop, clarifying these points and revealing the true value of Hadoop for BI, DW, big data, and analytics.

Whitepaper TDWI Best Practices Report: Big Data Analytics
Philip Russom, director of TDWI Research, explains: the business opportunity big data presents; the application of advanced analytics on big data sets; and vendor solutions for big data analytics.

Whitepaper IDC Research Report: Take Care of Your Quants -
Focusing Resources on Quantitative Analysts Matters

IDC Vice President Dan Vesset explains that the biggest positive differences among leaders and the rest come from the introduction of new types of data and new analytics.

Whitepaper Analytic Platforms: Beyond the Traditional Data Warehouse
Merv Adrian and Colin White of the BeyeNetwork explain how "analytic database management system players have sought to upend the notion that one database is sufficient for all storage and usage of corporate information."

Whitepaper TDWI Checklist Report: Big Data Analytics
Wayne Eckerson, director of TDWI Research, provides six guidelines for implementing big data analytics to help enterprises take the first steps toward achieving a lasting competitive edge with analytics.

Whitepaper The 451 Group: Aster Data Systems Adds Columnar Storage Engine to Analytic Database
Aster Data has launched version 4.6 of its nCluster massively parallel analytic database, adding a column-based storage engine to improve query performance for predefined queries that benefit from column-based data storage.

Whitepaper Neil Raden Research Report:
Advanced In-Database Analytics Done Right

In this report, analyst Neil Raden explains: areas in your business where you can apply advanced analytics; considerations for choosing the right analytic platform; the difference between traditional and advanced in-database analytics; and how to keep up with hardware as processing power increases.

Whitepaper WinterCorp Whitepaper: Aster Data nCluster - A New Architecture for Data Analytics
Many enterprises find their analytic data requirements and opportunities growing rapidly. Businesses want scalable, reliable and eocnomical solutions for these needs.

Whitepaper Forrester Report: In-Database Analytics - The Heart of the Predictive Enterprise
With in-database analytics, enterprises migrate their predictive analysis, data mining, and other compute-intensive analytic functions from separate, standalone applications to execute in the enterprise data warehouse.

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Whitepaper: A Revolutionary Approach for Advanced Analytics and Big Data Management
Whitepaper: Deriving Deep Insights from Big Datasets
Forrester Report: Expand Your Digital Horizon with Big Data