Data Warehouses, Analytic Databases and Hadoop – How are they different?

A number of people I have spoken to have a hard time differentiating between various solutions for traditional data warehousing and the upcoming big data solutions. At Knowledgent, we have a very simple way of looking at them.

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Top 10 questions for choosing the best SQL-on-Hadoop solution

More organizations are turning to Hadoop for their Big Data analytics needs, specifically storing and processing large datasets. Hadoop and its collection of components – HDFS, MapReduce, Pig, Hive, Zookeeper, etc. – provide a platform to store a large quantity of data and batch process this data for analysis. Continue reading Top 10 questions for choosing the best SQL-on-Hadoop solution

Introducing the New Knowledgent Blog

I’m very pleased to be writing our very first post for our brand new Knowledgent company blog.

Knowledgent is a company that helps organizations to maximize business results through data and analytics. As we’ve helped our clients at all phases of development, from innovation to data value realization, we’ve amassed a wealth of data-focused use cases and analytic insights.

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