The Teradata Aster Discovery Platform addresses the issues associated with an organization’s big data analytics requirements and aims to reduce the difficulties associated with deploying and managing big data analytics initiatives (from data collection to visualization and consumption).
Some of the new capabilities provided in this release include:
Scott Gnau, president of Teradata Labs, had this to say:
Existing and aspiring data scientists should take note. The Teradata Aster Discovery Platform is full of new capabilities that can empower them to accelerate their innovation and supply new options to their business users. It is Teradata’s goal to be our customers’ trusted partner in building a Unified Data Architecture, which includes a powerful set of big data solutions. The result is effective deployment of transformational technology that drives tangible results.
Aster has a very unique and interesting model to approach big data from combining the abilities of traditional SQL and MapReduce mechanisms to provide an easier yet disciplined approach to working with both structured and nonstructured data.
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