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Ultra-fast, high concurrency SQL for Hadoop and
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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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Kognitio on Hadoop outperforms other SQL engines

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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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What is Hadoop good for?

Roger Gaskell | Jan 15, 2018

It must be confusing if you are a Hadoop newbie at the moment. There are so many conflicting opinions about what Hadoop should be used for, as anecdotally demonstrated at the end of this beautifully written piece about the Big Data London event. At one end of the spectrum you have people saying, “it’s only…

Marriage counsellors needed: Hadoop and BI

Catherine Nottage | Jan 10, 2018

We’ve reached the age of pervasive BI, where business insights are placed at the fingertips of those who make the key strategic decisions for success. Leading businesses are data-driven, focused on extracting as much insight and understanding from the data they consume. In the main, Hadoop has been a technology that has facilitated the collection,…

All I want for Christmas is – an “honest” benchmark

Sharon Kirkham | Dec 20, 2017

After a busy November at Big Data London and working with various clients I’ve had a few days to catch up with some reading as I think about where to focus our analytics research in 2018. I read an interesting blog article by Dan Graham at Teradata pointing out some of the pitfalls of benchmarking…

Which Hadoop distribution is right for you?

Mark Chopping | Dec 11, 2017

Apache Hadoop is an open source software offering that supports the storage and processing of large data sets across a number of computers. My Dzone article describes how a number of Hadoop distributions sprang up to simplify the process of deploying and managing Hadoop, but how do you decide which distribution is right for you? Requirements…