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Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
May 8, 2015

Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: May 8, 2015. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.

News Flashes

Cloudera is now offering support for Capgemini's new reference architecture for the SAP HANA platform and Cloudera Enterprise. "By bringing the power of Cloudera's enterprise data hub offering to the ecosystem in support of SAP HANA, we can enable Capgemini's clients to expand the amount of data they have within their environment in a cost-efficient manner," said Tim Stevens, vice president of corporate and business development at Cloudera.

Teradata has made enhancements to the Teradata Database's hybrid row and column capabilities to provide quicker access to data stored on columnar tables and drive faster query performance. Other relational database management systems store data tables in rows or columns, and each method offers benefits, depending on the application and type of data. However, they have been mutually exclusive. Teradata's new hybrid row and column capabilities allow the best of both worlds.

Think About It

A recent announcement by Dropbox that it plans to deprecate its Sync and Datastore APIs over the next 12 months has garnered attention.