|[February 27, 2013]
Karmasphere to Showcase First Big Data Workspace for SQL Analysts at Strata '13
CUPERTINO, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
the leader in Big Data Analytics, today announced it will showcase its
big data workspace for SQL analysts at Strata '13. More mainstream
companies are realizing the business potential of big data analytics to
deliver more personalized and relevant products and experiences for
their customers. Karmasphere makes big data exploration of Hadoop
possible for a much broader set of people who already use SQL.
Karmasphere's technology is designed from the ground up to support
Apache Hive and HQL - the defacto SQL interface for Hadoop data.
For data-driven companies, finding and acting on big data Insights is
about helping teams of people more effectively collaborate. Through its
web-based social interface, Karmasphere users collaborate by setting up
projects, inviting diverse project team members, and sharing and
re-using each other's work. New features to further enhance usability,
self-service analytics and collaboration include:
30 New Hadoop-Compliant User-Defined Functions and Parsers -
New plug-n-play functions range from simple moving average functions
to advanced data mining algorithms requiring multi-factor queries such
as Na�ve Bayes Classifie and Graph Analysis algorithms. With these
additions, Karmasphere offers more than 250 pre-packaged functions and
Search and Browse Asset Repository - Karmasphere has added the
ability to search and browse all analytics assets in the Karmasphere
environment, including Hive tables, queries, pre-packaged functions,
parsers and more. Reuse of these assets reduces time to market for big
Enhanced Ingestion Engine -, A wizard-based interface makes it
even easier to access big data sources such as Oracle, MySQL, Teradata (News - Alert)
and many others.
"Our goal is to give teams of analysts an easy but powerful way to
explore their data and effectively manage their insights and assets
using the skills they already have, without getting locked-into
proprietary approaches," said Manish Jiandani, Karmasphere's Sr.
Director, Product Management.
Karmasphere is the first collaborative big data workspace for
self-service analytics without IT involvement. Its end-to-end, automated
workflow, designed specifically for data analysts, provides support for
data ingestion, data cleansing, provisioning Hive tables and running and
scheduling queries. In addition to developing their own analytic
functions, analysts can use Karmasphere's extensive suite of
pre-packaged functions and parsers for Hadoop to quickly analyze data.
Karmasphere also offers an Open API for integration with business
Karmasphere will demonstrate the latest version of its big data
workspace at the upcoming Strata '13 conference, booth #308, February
Karmasphere unlocks the business potential of Hadoop so companies can
deliver more personalized and relevant products and experiences to their
customers. The Karmasphere Collaborative Analytics Workspace brings the
power of data science to business analysts using SQL and automated big
data workflow including data ingestion, data cleansing, table
provisioning and running and scheduling queries in a self-service model
without reliance on IT. Its social, web-based interface allows everyone
who works with big data to more easily collaborate and share resources.
Open and based on Apache Hadoop standards, Karmasphere leverages
existing analytic skills, integrates with traditional BI and existing
applications and supports leading Hadoop distributions including: Amazon
Elastic Map Reduce, Cloudera, HortonWorks, IBM (News - Alert) and MapR Technologies.
Learn more at http://www.karmasphere.com
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