Teradata: Simplifying Big Analytics for Business

Randy Lea, Vice President, Teradata Center of Innovation, described Teradata’s approach to simplifying and deploying big data analytics for business users, at the O’Reilly Strata Conference in September in New York City. In April, TerAdata, an established data warehouse provider, completed the acquisition of analytics firm aster data, with the intention to bring the MapReduce SQL framework to its customers, who have large data sets from 2 TB to 50 PB. Teradata clients include ebay, Wal-Mart, AT&T, Dell, Wells Fargo and others. The company aims to extract new value from both old and new data, deliver new high-value analysis and increase the ability of business intelligence users to leverage the data to address business problems. The video runs about 10 minutes.

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Colleen Miller is a journalist and social media specialist. She has more than two decades of writing and editing experience, with her most recent work dedicated to the online space. Colleen covers the data center industry, including topics such as modular, cloud and storage/big data.

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