It needs serious database talent—but not just any talent.
We’re still fixating on all the wrong Big Data startups. Hortonworks, one of the primary companies behind Hadoop, recently went public to great fanfare and a $1.2 billion valuation. But Hortonworks and the rest of the so-called Big Data startups are actually some of the least interesting Big Data companies. In fact, of the current […]
The filing could end up stiffing more deserving competitors.
One acquisition by Oracle or Cisco could upturn the field.
Think users, not technology providers.
“Software as a service” providers are feeling the heat from Amazon’s pay-for-use licensing model. Who’s the dinosaur now?
As Big Data matures, the people making the most money from it is changing, moving from vendors to, quite possibly, you.
Modern computing depends less and less on established technology vendors like Oracle. Just ask Twitter. Or Larry Ellison.