Category Archives: Infochimps

Jim Kaskade’s Personal Big Data Story (Strata Video)

“[Big data] starts with the application. So stop building your big data sandboxes, stop building your big data stacks, stop building your Big Data Hadoop clusters–without a purpose.”

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Infochimps’ New CEO on What’s Next in Big Data

Jim Kaskade’s crystal ball shared with him recently a list of upcoming big data acquisitions: EMC will buy MapR, Oracle will buy Cloudera, and Teradata will buy Hortonworks. Kaskade, the newly-appointed CEO of Infochimps, believes CIOs are ready to embrace open source big data software and that … Continue reading

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Big Data Bytes of the Week: The End of Big Data?

The end of Big Data? Based on his discussions with CIOs, reports Derrick Harris at GigaOm, Opera Solutions’ CEO Arnab Gupta “thinks the analytics market will crest around the end of next year as CIOs face enormous data spikes.”  Is … Continue reading

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