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Why isn’t Kognitio open source?

Kognitio is free-to-use software, giving the best SQL on Hadoop performance with high levels of concurrency (shameless plug – see the benchmarks here and here). A lot of the alternative offerings in this area are open source, and occasionally we are asked why Kognitio’s software is not open source. To understand that, it is worth…

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How do the different SQL on Hadoop tools fare in the 99 TPC-DS test queries?

Over the past year, the Kognitio Analytics Team has been testing different open source SQL on Hadoop solutions against our own free-to-use software. Due to increasing demands for performance comparisons of different SQL on Hadoop solutions, the TPC-DS query set has become the de-facto industry standard benchmark for Big Data systems. We have used these…

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