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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Reading AVRO data into Kognitio

Chak Leung | Jul 12, 2018

AVRO support was introduced in Kognitio 8.2 and in this post I’ll be briefly going through what it is and how to load it from HDFS. This is for Kognitio on Hadoop, if you need to install it see the install guide here. So what is AVRO? AVRO is an open source serialization framework for…

Installing Kognitio on Azure HDInsight

Mark Marsh | Jul 11, 2018

This is an updated version of the blog entry first published in March which reflects the simplified installation procedure for Kognitio on Hadoop version 8.2.1 on Azure HDInsight… HDInsight is the easiest way of getting a Hadoop cluster up and running on Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform. It’s essentially Hortonworks HDP integrated with the Azure storage…

BI tools – new to Qlik Sense? You need to know about these features

Chak Leung | Jul 05, 2018

In the last year I’ve had the opportunity to play around with a few BI tools and whilst I’m no expert, I’ve found things I like and dislike about those that I’ve used. This is the first in a series of blogs that I’ll write about my views of different BI tools, starting with what…

I’ve put data in Hadoop so analytics will be quick, right?

Catherine Nottage | Jun 11, 2018

Volume, variety and velocity are the three known defining properties that put the ‘big’ in ‘big data’. Hadoop helps businesses overcome many of the challenges of dealing with these three properties, but does it solve all of them? Does velocity mean faster analysis? While data is constantly collected from hundreds of sources at speed does…