Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
December 18, 2014
Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: December 18, 2014. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.
In its fourth big data-related acquisition this year, Teradata announced it has acquired RainStor, a privately held company specializing in online big data archiving on Hadoop. RainStor's technology offers three key advantages, explains Chris Twogood, vice president of products and services at Teradata. It enables extreme data compression with the ability to compress data from 10x to 40x, Rainstor data is immutable which is important for compliance and security regulations, and it is all accessible by SQL.