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Alpine Sentiment Analysis

dewoods.com Author: Dillon Woods, CTO @ zData Inc. Introduction to Sentiment Analysis If social websites such as Twitter and Facebook have taught us anything, it’s that people are not afraid to express their opinions openly on public forums. While most opinionated...

Connecting SQLFire to Greenplum

dewoods.com Author: Dillon Woods, CTO @ zData   Companies trying to Enable Big Data Science know that their strategy needs to include both a real time memory grid as well as a long term analytics platform. Many products on the market today fill these individual...

Greenplum JSON Guide

dewoods.com Author: Dillon Woods, Field CTO @ Alpine   Conceptual Overview JavaScript Object Notation, also known as JSON, is a popular data encoding format. It is used by Twitter toformat the tweets they deliver via their REST API, and is also used by GNIP for...

Greenplum Kerberos Guide

dewoods.com Author: Dillon Woods, CTO @ zData   This guide was developed in collaboration with Zeb Bowden and the rest of the team at the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute. Conceptual Overview Our primary goal when configuring Kerberos authentication is to...

Character Encoding Demystified

dewoods.com Author: Dillon Woods, Field CTO @ Alpine If you’ve ever tried moving data between database systems then you’ve probably run into a character encoding issue. Encoding errors usually pop up during data loading and are usually very vague, such as ‘invalid...

Enabling Big Science

dewoods.com Author: Dillon Woods, CTO @ zData Inc.  Collecting data is only half of the Big Science battle. Much like a carpenter needs a hammer and nails, your data scientists need the correct tools to effectively distill value from your data. All too often companies...

Putting BIG DATA to Work

dewoods.com Author: Dillon Woods, CTO @ zData Inc.  Companies around the world have by and large bought into the benefits of Big Data. They are collecting and keeping more data than ever before, but most of the time all that Big Data is not earning its keep. Business...

Greenplum LDAP Guide

dewoods.com Author: Dillon Woods, CTO @ zData Inc.    LDAP INTRODUCTION LDAP is a protocol for centrally managing users, groups, and their access permissions. Applications or services across an organization can authenticate against a single...

zData is changing the IT landscape with Big Data-as-a-Service (BDasS)

zData is leading the industry with its new Big Data-as-a-Service product offering, supporting a vast array of complementing technologies. San Francisco, California– zData Inc. is announcing Big Data-as-a-Service for the enterprise.  zData Inc. is announcing Big...

Real-Time Analytics on Greenplum

zData has two new product offerings that complement the Greenplum Database, providing a real-time analytic solution and performance enhancements. San Diego, Calif., May 23, 2012 – zData Inc. today announced its beta release of CONflux and SQLflux, two products that...

Hadoop Cluster Management and Greenplum Service Offerings

zData offers remote DBA and cluster management services to support new and existing Greenplum and Hadoop analytic environments. San Diego, Calif., May 23, 2012 – zData Inc. today announced the availability of two new Big Data offerings for it’s consulting practice to...