10Gen and Microsoft Partner, Deliver NoSQL in the Cloud
Published On: September 18 2012
10Gen and Microsoft have signed an agreement that will enable MongoDB users on Windows Azure to access MongoDB’s latest features and ensure the best possible user experience. For example, newly available is the MongoDB Installer for Windows Azure to automate the deployment process.
MongoDB users will be able to take advantage of features such as triple data replication and tutorials—for example
NoSQL for My BI Solution?
Published On: July 26 2011
Every day business intelligence (BI) gets closer to chaos. Don’t get me wrong—I’m by no means saying that BI will one day become obsolete and that you'll need to avoid it at all costs. On the contrary, what I mean is that BI will have to go outside the box into a world where data is not nicely structured within well-defined databases and using Structured Query Language—best known as SQL
Jaspersoft 4 Goes Big Data
Published On: January 27 2011
On January 11, 2011, Jaspersoft launched a new version of its business intelligence (BI) suite named Jaspersoft 4, and just a couple of weeks later, on January 25, the open source BI provider launched a new set of software tools that provides support for a wider variety of data sources in the “Big Data” space. This is a clear sign that BI applications will come to address a wider number of data
What’s the Big Deal with Big Data?
Published On: July 23 2013
I won’t define big data here, but it’s clear for all the IT community to see that big data is the latest “big thing.” Just Google or Bing the term “big data” and you’ll get an idea of the amount of information and resources available (about 1,460,000,000 and 67,000,000 hits, respectively).
But in our continuous research and talks with both software vendors and customers, we
About Big Data
Written By: Jorge García
Published On: November 18 2011
There may not be a consensus with respect to just how big "big data" is, but not many people will disagree that managing these huge amounts of data represents a challenge. TEC research analyst Jorge Garcia discusses the key issues surrounding big data, the different ways to manage it, and the major vendors offering big data solutions.
Massive Data Requires Massive Measures
Written By: Jorge García
Published On: November 05 2010
One thing we learned in the data warehouse and data management world is that when it comes to the analysis of big data, there is also a lot of big money involved in order to gain position. But is the analysis of extensive amounts of data really a key component for the corporate business world?
TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of September 3, 2012
Published On: September 06 2012
SOFTWARE SELECTIONSIndustrial lubricants manufacturer IRMCO selects ProcessPro Premier ERP software
Industry tags: manufacturing
"This case is a textbook example of an improperly selected ERP system that needed to be replaced. The manufacturer, which operates in a process-based production environment, has finally found an appropriate system that is specifically designed for this type of
Year in Review: Top Enterprise Software News and Trends for 2011
Written By: TEC Analysts
Published On: December 19 2011
With 2011 just about under wraps, we asked our experts to weigh in on this year’s trends and enterprise software news-makers. Read this article to get their takes on 2011's biggest stories in the enterprise software industry, the year's hottest trends, and more. Log in to read now.
Thinking Radically: Interview with Dan Linstedt
Published On: August 19 2011
To work in the software industry world it is often necessary to think radically, or “out of the box” in order to innovate, solve problems, or stay ahead of the competition. Today we start a series of interviews with some of the thinkers who are reshaping the software industry.
I welcome your thoughts—please leave a comment below, and I’ll respond as soon as I can.
Talking to an Unrelenting Cloud Enthusiast - Part 2
Published On: May 29 2012
Part 1 of this blog series introduced Xactly Corporation, a provider of fully multi-tenant, software as a service (SaaS)-based solutions for sales performance management (SPM). The article also provided the bullish vendor’s genesis since being founded in 2005 and its current state of affairs. This article will feature my recent conversation with Xactly’s founder and CEO Christopher Cabrera.