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12 Hadoop Vendors To Watch In 2012

Promising low cost and unheard of scalability, Hadoop has been called the next-generation platform for data processing. Check out the vendors taking Hadoop to the next level.
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Karmasphere Masters Hadoop Data Analysis
Lots of vendors from the conventional business intelligence world (Jaspersoft, Pentaho, Tableau Software, and others) are now pointing their tools and technologies at Hadoop as a data source. But Karmasphere has been helping data professionals mine and analyze Web, mobile, sensor, and social media data in Hadoop since 2010.

Karmasphere offers direct access to structured and unstructured data inside Hadoop, and it can apply SQL and other languages for ad-hoc querying and further analysis. Karmasphere Analyst is the core collaborative workspace for data professionals and data analysts to get direct access to structured and unstructured data in Hadoop. Using SQL and other languages, users can create ad-hoc queries and then interact with the results. Karmasphere Studio gives developers a graphical environment in which to develop custom algorithms and create useful datasets for applications and repeatable production processes. Karmasphere has partnered with a Hadoop Who's Who list, and Karmasphere Analyst and Studio for Amazon Elastic Map Reduce applies the tools to one of the leading cloud-based MapReduce services.

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