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Need Help with Oracle Big Data: Here is Where to Go!

We are very excited to announce our newly launched big data community on the Cloud Customer Connect Community. As of today we are live and ready to help, discuss and ensure your questions are answered and comments are taken on board.  How do you find us? Easy, go to the community main page. Then do the following to start asking your questions on big data:   Once you are here, click on the thing you want from us, in this case I would assume that you want some answers on some of...

Monday, July 23, 2018 | Big Data SQL | Read More

Big Data SQL Quick Start. Kerberos - Part 26

In Hadoop world Kerberos is de facto standard of securing cluster and it's even not a question that Big Data SQL should support Kerberos. Oracle has good documentation about how to install  Big Data SQL over Kerberized cluster, but today, I'd like to show couple typical steps how to test and debug Kerberized installation. First of all, let me tell about test environment. it's a 4 nodes: 3 nodes for Hadoop cluster (vm0[1-3]) and one for Database (vm04). Kerberos tickets...

Monday, July 23, 2018 | Big Data SQL | Read More

Big Data SQL 3.2.1 is Now Available

Just wanted to give a quick update.  I am pleased to announce that Oracle Big Data SQL 3.2.1 is now available.   This release provides support for Oracle Database  Here are some key details: Existing customers using Big Data SQL 3.2 do not need to take this update; Oracle Database support is the reason for the update. Big Data SQL 3.2.1 can be used for both Oracle Database and deployments For Oracle Database, Big Data SQL 3.2.1...

Thursday, May 31, 2018 | Big Data SQL | Read More

Big Data SQL Quick Start. Multi-user Authorization - Part 25

One of the major Big Data SQL benefits is security. You deal with the data, which you store in HDFS or other sources, through Oracle Database, which means, that you could apply many Database features, such as Data Redaction, VPD or Database Vault. These features in conjunction with database schema/grant privileged model, allows you to protect data from Database side (when intruder tries to reach data from database side). But it's also important to keep in mind, that Data...

Monday, March 12, 2018 | Big Data SQL | Read More

Advanced Data Protection using Big Data SQL and Database Vault - Introduction

According to latest analysts reports and data breaches statistics, Data Protection is rising up to be the most important IT issue in the coming years! Due to increasing threats and cyber-attacks, new privacy regulations are being implemented such as the European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), are also being enforced and the increasing adoption of Public Cloud also legitimate these new Cyber Security requirements. Data Lake/Hub environments can be a...

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 | Big Data SQL | Read More

Oracle Big Data Lite 4.11 is Available

The latest release of Oracle Big Data Lite is now available for download on OTN.  Version 4.11 has the following products installed and configured: Oracle Enterprise Linux 6.9 Oracle Database 12c Release 1 Enterprise Edition ( - including Oracle Big Data SQL-enabled external tables, Oracle Multitenant, Oracle Advanced Analytics, Oracle OLAP, Oracle Partitioning, Oracle Spatial and Graph, and more. Cloudera Distribution including Apache Hadoop (CDH5.13.1) Cloudera Manager...

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 | Big Data SQL | Read More

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