Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Big Data Zone (Apr. 18 to Apr. 24). Here they are, in order of popularity:
There are many instances where we will have to write custom queries with hibernate.
Teradata unveiled a number of enhancements to its core data management offerings. One announcement stood out: the launch of QueryGrid, a tool designed to orchestrate the execution of analytic processing across parallel databases.
Hadoop + Impala will give us an easy way to analyze large datasets using SQL with the ability to scale even on the old hardware.
Here is a quick intro screen cast on Big Data and creating map reduce jobs in C# to distribute the processing of large volumes of data, leveraging Microsoft Azure HDInsight / Hadoop On Azure.
There is a lot going on behind the scenes.