Interactive Big Data analysis using approximate answers

[A version of this post appears on the O’Reilly Strata blog.] Interactive query analysis for (Hadoop scale data) has recently attracted the attention of many companies and open source developers – some examples include Cloudera’s Impala, Shark, Pivotal’s HAWQ, Hadapt, CitusDB, Phoenix, Sqrrl, Redshift, and BigQuery. These solutions use distributed computing, and a combination ofContinue reading “Interactive Big Data analysis using approximate answers”