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JasperSoft Advances Business Intelligence for Big Data

Dec 08, 2011, 12:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"JasperSoft 4.5 takes a new approach to connecting to Hadoop data. Instead of getting at the data via Hive, JasperSoft uses the HBase layer. The end result, according to Boyarski, is that users no longer need to wait long periods of time during data analysis.

"HBase does not have a SQL interface, so it's different but we're able to pass query parameters and filters to the storage engine and get results," Boyarski said. "Based on those results we can then format the data so that someone can make sense of it."

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