SiSense, a provider of Big Data Analytics Software, recently announced Prism
3.0, the latest version of its end-to-end Business Intelligence (BI)
With over 100 new features, Prism 3.0 introduces breakthrough in data access.
Prism 3.0 enables customers to work with more data faster, regardless the
number of datasources, no matter how big their data is or how fast it grows.
A fully featured trial of Prism 3.0 can be downloaded for free here.
More Data, No Code
Traditional Business Intelligence tools require users to learn proprietary
scripting languages to access and combine data. This process prevents
non-technical users from working with data and building analytics quickly. In
contrast, SiSense makes working with data a breeze. The solution lets
business users combine data from Cloud and On-premises sources without any
coding or scripting.
“It's fantastic... (more)
For a couple of years now, there has been a substantial amount of hype in the
business intelligence (BI) space regarding “cloud BI,” or business
intelligence systems hosted by Internet “cloud computing” service
providers. This “cloud BI”, which is actually SaaS
(software-as-a-service) BI, has been riding the wave of cloud computing in
general, with the lower startup costs, faster deployment and easier
scalability that cloud-based software implementations promise business
Several new companies have emerged and are promoting a new golden age of BI
which they say will ... (more)
SiSense, the Big Data Analytics Company, has announced that it is introducing
the first In-Chip Analytics solution in the Cloud. The SiSense business
analytics software, powered by Rackspace Hosting (NYSE: RAX), will be
demonstrated today and tomorrow at the GigaOM Structure conference in San
Francisco (booth #43).
With SiSense Prism 10X, companies of all sizes are able to run Terabyte-range
analytics workloads in the Cloud without having to worry about setting up
complex clusters, acquiring or maintaining expensive hardware. The solution
provides enterprise-grade service, unm... (more)
I recently read an article posted on the SQL Server team's blog (Technet)
written by Shimon Shlevich, a product manager at Panorama Software, focusing
on Microsoft's recently launched PowerPivot in-memory offering.
According to the author, Microsoft has two main goals with PowerPivot - to
"introduce a new in-memory engine for data processing" and to "promote the
self-service BI concept extending the usage of BI systems to a wider
There are of course other reasons which the author did not mention, such as
Microsoft trying to get a fighting chance against QlikView who hav... (more)
In recent times, one of the most popular subjects related to the field of
Business Intelligence (BI) has been In-memory BI technology. The subject
gained popularity largely due to the success of QlikTech, provider of the
in-memory-based QlikView BI product. Following QlikTech’s lead, many other
BI vendors have jumped on the in-memory “hype wagon,” including the
software giant, Microsoft, which has been aggressively marketing PowerPivot,
their own in-memory database engine.
The increasing hype surrounding in-memory BI has caused BI consultants,
analysts and even vendors to spew o... (more)