The future of Hortonworks and Hadoop

July 23, 2015 facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail by in Big Data   Hadoop   Hortonworks  

I was reading an article by Dan Woods at titled “Can Hortonworks Dominate The Hadoop Market?”  Dan analyzes where Hadoop market and where Hortonworks fits into the scheme of things.  This is good analysis to see where the Hadoop market is today and where it can be by 2020.  … Read More

Setting up a Virtual Private Cloud on AWS: Our experience

July 21, 2015 facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail by in Big Data   Cloud   General   Web/Tech   tagged as AWS   VPC  

35 days. As part of benchmarking our ResultSet compression protocol, we wanted to set up our own private network on AWS. 35 days. That’s the number of working days it took for us to get a working virtual private cloud (VPC) on AWS. Why so long you ask? Great question! … Read More

New Case Study: Why Couchbase Chose Simba ODBC and JDBC Drivers for Couchbase Server

July 21, 2015 facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail by in Big Data   Couchbase   Data Access   Data Technologies   JDBC   Lumira   Microsoft Excel   NoSQL   ODBC   Simba Technologies   Tableau   tagged as Couchbase   Excel   JDBC   JSON   Lumira   N1QL   NoSQL   ODBC   SimbaTech   Tableau  

Simba ODBC, JDBC Connectivity Makes it Easy to Connect Any Data Source to Leading NoSQL Database Couchbase delivers Couchbase Server, the high-performance, open-source NoSQL distributed database. Developers around the world use Couchbase to build enterprise web, mobile, and IoT applications that support massive data volumes in real time. Couchbase is … Read More

Guest Post: Connecting to Salesforce Data Through SAP BusinessObjects with an ODBC Driver

July 9, 2015 facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail by in Big Data   Data Access   Data Analytics   ODBC   Salesforce   SAP   Simba Technologies   tagged as BusinessObjects   ODBC   ODBC Connector   ODBC driver   Salesforce   SAP  

Mitesh Shah is a senior Business Intelligence consultant for Decision First Technologies, a BI consulting firm and SAP gold partner. Shah recently evaluated ODBC connectors for Salesforce data access via SAP BusinessObjects from different ODBC driver vendors. His assessments are candid and thorough. In the end, he endorsed the native ODBC driver that … Read More

ODBC Driver Testing and Validation for Tableau BI

June 19, 2015 facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail by in Tableau   tagged as Certification  

In order to build engaging visual analytics that help people understand their data, Tableau BI software relies on an ODBC driver to provide a broad set of capabilities. Simba ODBC drivers have been bundled and shipped with Tableau BI software since Tableau version 8.2. Simba engineers know that seamless connectivity … Read More

Connecting Power BI Designer to Hive using Simba ODBC driver

June 17, 2015 facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail by in Hive   Power BI  

This demo walks you through the steps required to setup Simba Hive ODBC driver and connect Microsoft Power BI Designer to Hive data source. You will also see a short demo of Power BI Designer data cleanup features and the use of native Hive Query Language. Sample connection strings SQL-92 … Read More

Hadoop Summit 2015: A Retrospective from Exhibit Hall Booth S13

June 11, 2015 facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail by in Big Data   Cloud   Data Access   Data Analytics   Data Technologies   Data Visualizations   Hadoop   Hortonworks   JDBC   Life at Simba   ODBC   Simba Technologies   Spark   SQL   tagged as Hadoop   Hadoop Summit   JDBC   ODBC   SimbaTech  

This year’s just-wrapped Hadoop Summit 2015–particularly the exhibit hall–was somewhat subdued compared to last year. Yet attendance was up at least 10% over 2014. Could attendees be suffering Hadoop-fatigue? Or just tradeshow-fatigue? More reasonable explanation: Hadoop’s not a novelty anymore, and as adoption has climbed, attendees seek out optimization counsel, … Read More

Couchbase Connect 2015 highlights

June 8, 2015 facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail by in Couchbase   tagged as Couchbase   couchbase connect 2015   couchbase odbc jdbc connectivity  

Couchbase Connect wrapped up last week, and I had the pleasure of attending and giving a workshop and presentation showing off the Simba Couchbase ODBC and JDBC drivers that allow users to query data via both N1QL and SQL. At the conference, Couchbase announced that version 4.0 is now Beta, … Read More