The Open Source Analytics Invasion zite.to/1t1Svpn
PostgreSQL Database Modeler zite.to/10qzGAh
Here’s an open source tool to help you build models for PostgreSQL databases.
CMS Wire review’s Pentaho’s newest release of their open source BI software.
And here is the Techcrunch commentary.
Check out Mallet, a Java-based package for statistical natural language processing, document classification, clustering, topic modeling, information extraction, and other machine learning applications to text.
Cassandra is an open sourced distributed database that’s part of the Apache project. It was originally developed at Facebook. Twitter has announced that they will continue to use MySQL to store tweets but will be using Cassandra to develop a real-time analytics capability. Read the rest in the Techcrunch article.
As the Open Source software movement continues the strengthen, questions abound about where the opportunities to create commercially viable solutions. Red Hat did it with Linux. Can Cloudera do it with Hadoop? Read this GigaOm article.
Here’s a video of Tom White from the Hadoop Summit talking about running Hadoop in the cloud. Tom is the author of Hadoop the Definitive Guide.