Customers continue to validate the value of the joint alliance strategy of Teradata and SAS, and for good reason.
If you're looking for an honest discussion around big data and IT from one technologist to another, look no further than the recent Forbes article, "SAS CTO On IT And Big Data Analytics."* In it, Keith Collins discusses Hadoop, shadow IT and more. Three excerpted points you won't want to
SAS Global Forum 2013 provided a platform for SAS to share its vision. If you couldn't make it to San Francisco, no problem, I have interviewed our key thought leaders to bring you their thoughts in a game of buzzword bingo. First up is Paul Kent, SAS' Vice President of Big Data. Paul
Paul Kent, SAS VP of Big Data talks to us at SAS Global Forum about working with Hadoop and the significant impact it has on SAS customers. Watch the video to learn how one Japanese real estate company used this technology to gather data from elevator stops in high-rise buildings. The
My predictions for "big data" in 2013 were recently published in the Fourth Quarter 2012 issue of Loyalty Management Magazine, and I wanted to share them here too: Streaming data from gadgets, cars and other devices will become an even bigger and more important data source. Social data will be used
For some odd reason, the open-source Apache Hadoop ecosystem consists of cleverly named components that seem to have escaped from the Central Park Zoo. You may be aware that the little yellow elephant named Hadoop was actually a stuffed toy that Doug Cutting’s son owned. (Doug is the co-creator of
You may still believe that Hadoop is going to solve all of the world’s problems with big data. It won’t. Hadoop is a framework for storing large-scale data processing with both pros and cons for organizations. Christopher Stevens, from Greenplum, explained that Hadoop is rapidly becoming the go-to for big
Recent SAS-sponsored research by the Economist Intelligence Unit surveyed large enterprises on a number of questions about "big data" and its value. The most prominent finding was that companies with a strategic data plan were much more likely to be financially successful than those who treat data as a tactical
Nancy Rausch, from SAS R&D, is driving a short demonstration of how to access Hadoop via SAS Data Integration Studio. Take a look. You're probably going to want to take a look at this paper, too: What's new in SAS Data Management?
sasglobalforum2012 on livestream.com. Broadcast Live Free New this year to SAS Global Forum are Tech Talks. In this session, Chris Hemedinger is chatting with: High-Performance Data Mining Jared Dean, Director of SAS Enterprise Miner R&D Text Analytics and Sentiment Analysis: Case study of AllAnalytics.com Jim Cox, Senior Manager of
Many companies are challenged not only with analyzing big data, but with storing and accessing the data. In some cases, organizations can choose an open source storage solution to reduce costs. One popular open source solution is Hadoop. Anna Brown is talking with Paul Kent, Vice President Big Data at SAS,