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Start Planning your Upgrade Strategy to Cloudera 6 on Oracle Big Data Now

Last week Cloudera announced the general availability of Cloudera CDH 6 (read more from Cloudera here). With that, many of the ecosystem components switched to...

Last week Cloudera announced the general availability of Cloudera CDH 6 (read more from Cloudera here). With that, many of the ecosystem components switched to a newer base version, which should provide significant benefits for customer applications. This post describes Oracle's strategy to support our customers in up-taking C6 quickly and efficiently, with minimal disruption to their infrastructure. The Basics One of the key differences with C6 are its core versions, which...

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Roadmap Update: BDA 4.13 with Cloudera CDH 5.15.x

BDA 4.13 will have the following features, versions etc.: Of course an update to CDH. In this case we are going to uptake CDH 5.15.0. However, the release date...

BDA 4.13 will have the following features, versions etc.: Of course an update to CDH. In this case we are going to uptake CDH 5.15.0. However, the release date of 5.15.1 is pretty close to our planned date, and so, we may choose to pick up that version We are adding the following features: Support for SHA-2 certificates with Kerberos Upgrade and Expand for Kafka clusters (the create was introduced in BDA 4.12) A disk shredding utility, where you easily "erase" data on the...

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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,...

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...

Data Warehousing

Autonomous Data Warehouse is LIVE!

That’s right: Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud is LIVE and available in the Oracle Cloud. ADWC Launch Event at Oracle Conference Center We had a major launch...

That’s right: Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud is LIVE and available in the Oracle Cloud. ADWC Launch Event at Oracle Conference Center We had a major launch event on Thursday last week at the Oracle Conference center in Redwood Shores which got a huge amount of press coverage. Larry Ellison delivered the main keynote covering how our next-generation cloud service is built on the self-driving Oracle Autonomous Database technology which leverages machine learning to deliver...

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Roadmap Update: What you need to know about Big Data Appliance 4.12

As part of our continuous efforts to ensure transparency in release planning and availability to our customers for our big data stack, below is an update to the...

As part of our continuous efforts to ensure transparency in release planning and availability to our customers for our big data stack, below is an update to the original roadmap post. Current Release As discussed the 4.11 release delivered the following: Released with updates CDH and now deliver 5.13.1 Updates to the Operating System (OL6) with security updates to said OS Java updates The release consciously pushed back some of the features to ensure the Oracle environments...

Data Warehousing

Demoing OAC Querying ADWC Massive Data Volumes

If you missed all the major announcements from OpenWorld 2017 about Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud then take some time to review this blog post Review...

If you missed all the major announcements from OpenWorld 2017 about Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud then take some time to review this blog post Review of Big Data Warehousing at OpenWorld 2017 - Now Available. This great new video below is an excerpt from the Thomas Kurian's Keynote session at Oracle Cloud World earlier this month (February). In this video, George Lumpkin, VP of Product Management, shows how easy it is to create an new data warehouse inside the Oracle...

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Free new tutorial: Quickly uploading files with Big Data Manager in Big Data Cloud Service

Sometimes the simplest tasks make life (too) hard. Consider simple things like uploading some new data sets into your Hadoop cluster in the cloud and then...

Sometimes the simplest tasks make life (too) hard. Consider simple things like uploading some new data sets into your Hadoop cluster in the cloud and then getting to work on the thing you really need to do: analyzing that data. This new free tutorial shows you how to easily and quickly do the grunt work with Big Data Manager in Big Data Cloud Service (learn more here) enabling you to worry about analytics, not moving files. The approach taken here is to take a file that...

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SQL Pattern Matching Deep Dive - the book

Those of you with long memories might just be able to recall a whole series of posts I did on SQL pattern matching which were taken from a deep dive...

Those of you with long memories might just be able to recall a whole series of posts I did on SQL pattern matching which were taken from a deep dive presentation that I prepared for the BIWA User Group Conference. The title of each blog post started with SQL Pattern Matching Deep Dive...and covered a set of 6 posts: Part 1 - Overview Part 2 - Using MATCH_NUMBER() and CLASSIFIER() Part 3 - Greedy vs. reluctant quantifiers Part 4 - Empty matches and unmatched rows? Part 5 -...

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Review of Big Data Warehousing at OpenWorld 2017 - Now Available

Did you miss OpenWorld 2017? Then my latest book is definitely something you will want to download! If you went to OpenWorld this book is also for you because...

Did you miss OpenWorld 2017? Then my latest book is definitely something you will want to download! If you went to OpenWorld this book is also for you because it covers all the most important big data warehousing messages and sessions during the five days of OpenWorld. Following on from OpenWorld 2017 I have put together a comprehensive review of all the big data warehousing content from OpenWorld 2017. This includes all the key sessions and announcements from this year's...

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