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Enterprise Apps Today: Actuate Adds Hadoop to Open Source Business Intelligence

Jun 29, 2011, 16:01 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Vangie Beal)

[ Thanks to Paul Shread for this link. ]

"Actuate (NASDAQ: BIRT) has announced support and services for Hadoop and MapReduce in the new release of BIRT 3.7, the company's open-source enterprise business intelligence toolset.

"Hadoop is an open source framework for managing vast amounts of distributed data (big data) that works in conjunction with MapReduce, a framework to support distributed computing for large data sets on hardware clusters.

"The combination of BIRT's open source, flexible approach to business intelligence and Hadoop's data scalability enables organizations to build information applications that give the full range of end users — including business analysts and non-technical users — valuable insight into data stored in Hadoop, Acutuate said."

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