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12 Big Data Developments You Should Know About

July 1, 2016   |   2:40 PM
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by Rick Whiting, CRN

Teradata Wins Support for Presto

Enterprise data warehouse vendor Teradata unveiled support for its distribution of the Presto SQL-on-Hadoop software from a number of big data analytics software vendors.

Presto, originally developed by Facebook, is an open-source distributed query engine that can run interactive queries against varied data sources including Apache Hive, Apache Cassandra, the Hadoop Distributed File System, relational databases and even proprietary data stores. Teradata's Presto distribution is part of the vendor's Teradata Unified Data Architecture.

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Software developers who support Teradata's Presto include Tableau, Looker, Information Builders, Qlik and Zoomdata, with MicroStrategy and Microsoft working to certify their business intelligence tools to work with the software.

Here's a look at a dozen big data-related announcements that caught our attention. Many – but not all – came out of this week's Hadoop Summit 2016 conference in San Jose, Calif.