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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Set analysis with variables – dynamic secret sauces and meet your new best friend in Qlik Sense

Chak Leung | Oct 11, 2018

I discovered set analysis with variables recently and thought it would be useful to share how I used them. Even if you know how to use them, check out the end of this blog where I use an extension to make variable changes more usable – your new best friend! This guide is applicable to…

What’s New in Kognitio 8.2.2

Andy MacLean | Sep 27, 2018

This blog will take you through the new features in the latest Kognitio release, version 8.2.2, which is now available for download. Version 8.2.2 was designed around feedback from Kognitio users to resolve some key challenges they were experiencing. The release was designed with these goals in mind: Make it easier to connect to Hive…

One sneaky tip for querying MapR-DB tables using ANSI SQL

Mark Marsh | Sep 25, 2018

Introduction This blog post presents a basic MapR-DB connector which allows data in a MapR-DB table to be queried using ANSI SQL in Kognitio. It demonstrates how simple it can be to write a connector for a data source and demonstrates the use of standard Kognitio utilities to transform JSON data into tabular format. The…

Walmart turns to crowdsourcing to tackle big data skills shortage

admin | Sep 18, 2018

One of the biggest challenges for many companies when they are embarking on a big data analytics project is ensuring they have people with the right skills on board to make the initiative a success. Every year brings new warnings about the skills shortage. The situation is potentially getting worst with the growth of AI…