Teradata embraces the big data ecosystem, buys Think Big Analytics

Data warehouse vendor Teradata continues to step up its game in the broader big data market, this time by acquiring consulting firm Think Big Analytics, which specializes in helping clients deploy open source technologies and build analytics applications.

Nasdaq on the virtues of the public cloud

Financial institutions have a lot of data — as in multiple petabytes– so storing that data for use in new products and for regulatory compliance will move to the public cloud.