“The days of the traditional data warehouse being the single, all-encompasing data source for the enterprise are over. Hadoop and MongoDB have proven themselves as cost-effective systems to store data, but extracting data from them has until now been limited to the domain of a sophisticated IT group or data scientist,” said
For businesses using Hadoop, their business analysts will now be able to use the visual environment of the Lavastorm Analytics Engine, the company’s data discovery solution, to find data within Hadoop and acquire data from the cluster using Hive query language, rather than relying on IT-developed MapReduce routines. Likewise, for MongoDB users, their business analysts will be able to extract data from MongoDB using Lavastorm’s visual controls. In both cases, business analysts benefit from rapid big data integration and insight discovery capabilities and can easily combine and enrich data from these sources with data from other enterprise or third-party sources. This will be especially valuable to businesses that have been using Hadoop or MongoDB as cheaper alternatives to traditional data warehouses. Business analysts can also package their data acquisition and analysis components for drag-and-drop reuse across their organization.
“Many companies are now relying on Hadoop and MongoDB to hold vast amounts of data, but they struggle to make it accessible to business users who know how to work with that data to improve their businesses. Lavastorm gives us the ability to ‘operationalize’ these data sources so that we can bring this data closer to business operations and use it to draw various insights on how to improve operations in sales, marketing, customer service, strategic planning, and other departments,” said
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With these capabilities, analysts can use the parallel processing power of Hadoop to process big data sets in situ, without having to move the data. In addition, they can bring the result set from Hadoop into the Lavastorm Analytics Engine’s visual analytic environment where they can combine the Hadoop results with additional data and create complex business rules that they can use to cleanse and analyze the data. By using data in Hadoop and MongoDB, organizations have been known to improve operational efficiency, design innovative new products or services, better understand customer dynamics and more.
The new capabilities are part of the latest round of updates to the Lavastorm Analytics Engine, which gives business analysts self-service control over complex data so that they can rapidly integrate diverse data, easily discover elusive insights and continuously detect anomalies, outliers or patterns. The enhancements expand the engine’s
To experience the benefits of the Hadoop and MongoDB capabilities request a free trial of the Lavastorm Analytics Engine at http://ww2.lavastorm.com/Trial-Request-LP.html. Existing Lavastorm Analytics Engine users can add these capabilities to their system by downloading the new
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Lavastorm is the agile data management and analytics company trusted by enterprises seeking an analytic advantage. The company’s data discovery platform empowers business professionals and analysts with the fastest, most accurate way to discover and transform insights into business improvements, while providing IT with control over data governance. The company’s solutions have identified business improvements worth billions of dollars for some of the largest corporations in the world. A global company, Lavastorm is headquartered in
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