Big Data Analytics Platform

Ultra-fast, high concurrency SQL for Hadoop and
data warehousing

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Transform Hadoop into your best platform for BI

Allow your business users to interactively query big data using their preferred BI tools

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Inmar puts Kognitio at the heart of its retail analytics portal

Kognitio’s high-speed processing means Inmar can offer more and more real-time queries through its customer portal, allowing them to offer very detailed targeting that otherwise wouldn’t be possible.

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Why choose Kognitio

By running Kognitio’s SQL engine on your big data, you’ll get ultra-fast query results for thousands of concurrent users.


Fastest SQL on Hadoop

Ultra-fast SQL for huge working sets in either Hadoop or your traditional data warehouse. Kognitio beats Impala, Hive LLAP, Presto and Spark SQL.

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Thousands of complex queries per second

Unrivalled throughput meaning you can serve answers to thousands of concurrent users throughout your business.

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Real-world SQL, tuned for BI queries

Kognitio runs ANSI standard SQL queries. Whether the queries are hand-written or generated by your BI tool, Kognitio slots into your existing workflow.

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Tableau with 9 petabytes in Hadoop

The world’s largest card provider serves business insight to enterprise customers globally with Kognitio.

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Resilient, highly performant in-memory analytics

bet365 gets deeper insight at speed with Kognitio.

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Real-time point of sale analysis at AIMIA

AIMIA uses Kognitio to help retailers and suppliers understand consumer behavior.

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BI tools like Tableau struggling with your big data? Boost performance with these tips

Chak Leung | Mar 15, 2018

A few months ago I wrote about using your database to do the heavy lifting instead boost performance in BI tools like Tableau here and the premise is the same here, just a bit more general. So I’ve compiled some tips that can get the most out of Tableau driven by a system using Kognitio….

Data quality: How do you keep data accurate and timely?

Catherine Nottage | Mar 08, 2018

How damaging can an out-of-date phone number or a duplicated, misspelled name really be? As most data architects will confirm, poor data can be a very costly issue for businesses; a recent study from Gartner suggests the average financial impact of poor quality data costs organizations USD 9.7 million per year. Meanwhile, a report by…

SYN cookies ate my dog – breaking TCP on Linux

Graeme Cole | Feb 23, 2018

TCP is supposed to guarantee that all bytes sent by one endpoint of a connection will be received, in the same order, by the other endpoint. In this article we’ll identify and demonstrate a wrinkle in the Linux implementation of TCP SYN cookies. The client can connect and send two packets, but the server’s TCP…

7 reasons why we need SQL now more than ever

Mark Chopping | Feb 05, 2018

SQL has been around for a long time, and we occasionally see attempts to displace it as the language of choice for analyzing data. You can find a whole page of query languages listed here, for example. So why is SQL still needed? 1. Wide adoption Firstly, we should look at how widely used SQL…