EMC Greenplum Introduces Free Community Edition of ‘Big Data’ Tools for Developers and Data Scientists

SANTA CLARA, Calif. Feb. 1, 2011 EMC® Greenplum® Database massively parallel processing (MPP) database 2011 O’Reilly Strata Conference Feb 1-3, 2011 Santa Clara, CA Scott Yara, vice president, EMC Data Computing Products Division, will speak http://community.greenplum.com

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Luke Lonergan

The free EMC Greenplum Community Edition includes:

  1. Greenplum Database CE, an industry-leading massively parallel processing (MPP) database product for large-scale analytics and next-gen data warehousing.
  2. MADlib, the open source analytic algorithms library, providing data-parallel implementations of mathematical, statistical and machine learning methods for structured and unstructured data.
  3. Alpine Miner, an up and coming third party analytics tool, is an intuitive visual data mining modeler that delivers rapid "modeling to scoring" capabilities, leverages in-database analytics, and is purpose-built for "big data" applications.

Community Benefits

The initial release of the EMC Greenplum Community Edition is designed for both first-time users and experienced Greenplum customers. First-time users gain access to a comprehensive, purpose-built business analytics environment that enables them to view, modify and enhance included demo data files, enabling experimentation with "Big Data" analytical tools within the Greenplum database. Existing users can download an upgraded version of Greenplum Database CE and analytic tools for integration into their development and research environments.

The Community Edition can be downloaded as a pre-configured VMWare virtual appliance for use on laptops and desktops, or as a set of packages for deployment on user machines. All users are free to participate in new Greenplum Community Forums to get support, collaborate, post ideas, and test enhancements developed by various users independently.

Availability

February 1, 2011 http://community.greenplum.com

About the MADlib Environment

MADlib (magnetic, agile and deep) is an open-source library for scalable in-database analytics. It provides data-parallel implementations of mathematical, statistical and machine learning methods for structured and unstructured data. MADlib is designed to foster widespread development of scalable analytic skills, by harnessing efforts from commercial practice, academic research and open-source development.

About EMC Greenplum Database

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