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Happy Holidays to the Big Data Ecosystem!

Happy Holidays to our Ecosystem partners - and customers - from the HP Big Data Business Development team. We're looking forward to a Big (Data) 2015!

Vertica on MapR SQL-on-Hadoop - join us in June!

Join us online on June 3 - or live at HP Discover on June 11 - to learn more about the HP Vertica MapR high-performance, tightly-integrated SQL-on-Hadoop solution.


And download the the MapR Sandbox for Hadoop - specially tuned for the HP Vertica Analytics Platform - from the HP Vertica Marketplace.

Distributed R for Big Data

Data scientists use sophisticated algorithms to obtain insights. However, what usually takes tens of lines of MATLAB or R code is now been rewritten in Hadoop like systems and applied at scale in the industry. Instead of rewriting algorithms in a new model, can we stretch the limits of R and reuse it for analyzing Big Data? We present our early experiences at HP Labs as we attempt to answer this question.


GameStop CIO: Hadoop Isn’t For Everyone

games top logo.jpgGameStop Corp. is the world’s largest multichannel video game retailer, with a retail network and family of brands that includes 6,650 company-operated stores in 15 countries worldwide and online at


Continue reading to find out how HP Vertica helped GameStop with their big data dilemma.

Tags: Game Stop| SQL
Labels: Big Data| Hadoop| HP| Vertica
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