EMC Greenplum Database enhancements boost Big Data analytics
EMC Corporation today announced version 4.2 of EMC Greenplum Database that can run massive-scale mission-critical analysis. Greenplum Database 4.2 includes a high-performance gNet for Hadoop; language and compatibility enhancements for faster migrations to Greenplum; simpler, scalable backup with EMC Data Domain Boost; an extension framework and turnkey in-database analytics; and targeted performance optimization. Greenplum 4.2 now enables high-performance parallel import and export of all data (compressed and uncompressed) from Hadoop using gNet for Hadoop, a parallel communications transport. This achievement represents the industry's first direct query interoperability between Greenplum Database and Hadoop.