yourfanat wrote: I am using another tool for Oracle developers - dbForge Studio for Oracle. This IDE has lots of usefull features, among them: oracle designer, code competion and formatter, query builder, debugger, profiler, erxport/import, reports and many others. The latest version supports Oracle 12C. More information here.
Cloud Expo on Google News
Cloud Expo & Virtualization 2009 East
Smarter Business Solutions Through Dynamic Infrastructure
Smarter Insights: How the CIO Becomes a Hero Again
Windows Azure
Why VDI?
Maximizing the Business Value of Virtualization in Enterprise and Cloud Computing Environments
Messaging in the Cloud - Email, SMS and Voice
Freedom OSS
Stairway to the Cloud
Sun's Incubation Platform: Helping Startups Serve the Enterprise
Cloud Computing & Enterprise IT: Cost & Operational Benefits
How and Why is a Flexible IT Infrastructure the Key To the Future?
Click For 2008 West
Event Webcasts
IBM’s Buying Vivisimo for Its Big Data Push
The ISV is supposed to be good at “capturing and delivering quality information across the broadest range of data sources”

In the name of its Hadoop-based Big Data platform, IBM is buying Carnegie Mellon spin-off and enterprise search house Vivisimo on undisclosed terms.

The Pittsburgh ISV, which has its own search and navigation system, is supposed to be good at "capturing and delivering quality information across the broadest range of data sources, no matter what format it is, or where it resides," providing a "single view across the enterprise." It's all automated and can be used standalone or embedded.

Vivisimo saw all of $5.66 million in funding from 2000 through 2008 according to CrunchBase, including a $4 million A round led by North Atlantic Capital.

It's collected 140 customers in government, the life sciences, manufacturing, electronics, consumer goods and financial services with names IBM can identify with like Airbus, Proctor and Gamble, the Social Security Administration, the Defense Intelligence Agency and the US Air Force and Navy.

Vivisimo's 120 people will join IBM Software when the acquisition closes.

IBM figures Vivisimo will accelerate its Big Data analytics initiatives with advanced federated capabilities and further its "efforts to automate the flow of data into business analytics applications, helping clients better understand consumer behavior, manage customer churn and network performance, detect fraud in real-time, and perform data-intensive marketing campaigns."

It says "Vivisimo's ability to index and search data across multiple repositories is a distinguishing capability, applicable to all industries and clients."

Just last week IBM said it was buying Varicent Software, which automates and analyzes the collection and reporting of sales data and compensation across finance, sales, HR and IT.

Back in February the New York Times said that IBM had spent $14 billion buying up analytic companies over the last five years. HP spent nearly that much buying Autonomy, putting all its eggs in one basket. IBM says it looks for adjacencies to get a return.

IBM estimates that 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created every day from a variety of sources including sensors, social media and the billions of mobile devices around the world, making it difficult for businesses to navigate and analyze it to improve competitiveness, efficiency and profitability.

IDC estimates the market for Big Data technology and services will grow at an annual rate of nearly 40% to reach $16.9 billion by 2015.

IBM says it's expanded its Big Data platform to run on other distributions of Hadoop besides Apache Hadoop, beginning with Cloudera, a top contributor to the open source Hadoop effort and the first commercializer of Hadoop.

As a result, Cloudera Hadoop clients can now take advantage of IBM's Big Data platform to run complex analytics and build a new generation of software applications. IBM also says that over 100 of its resellers have adopted the IBM Big Data platform.

About Maureen O'Gara
Maureen O'Gara the most read technology reporter for the past 20 years, is the Cloud Computing and Virtualization News Desk editor of SYS-CON Media. She is the publisher of famous "Billygrams" and the editor-in-chief of "Client/Server News" for more than a decade. One of the most respected technology reporters in the business, Maureen can be reached by email at maureen(at) or paperboy(at), and by phone at 516 759-7025. Twitter: @MaureenOGara

In order to post a comment you need to be registered and logged in.

Register | Sign-in

Reader Feedback: Page 1 of 1

Latest Cloud Developer Stories
The ability to embed prediction into multiple business processes amplifies the value that predictive analytics delivers. Yet many still see predictive analytics as a separate activity that is the responsibility of a small team of expert analysts. This webinar will show how pred...
Cisco and the Barcelona City Council have announced plans to open a Cisco Global IoE Innovation Center in Barcelona. The Innovation Center will provide a platform for research, technological development and new market opportunities related to the Internet of Everything for smart ...
OpenNebula has just announced the beta release of its version 4.8, code named Lemon Slice, which brings significant improvements in different aspects. Sticking with its vision of bringing simplicity to cloud management, this release comes with improvements in the recently added C...
Recent high profile security breaches at major online websites tell us static passwords are not the answer. Even recent SMS security additions to consumer websites do little to address the issue. Fortunately, a more secure authentication system is available for consumer websites...
GoodData on Thursday announced the addition of sales leadership veteran Philip Carty as Chief Revenue Officer. Carty joins GoodData with over 30 years of experience building and leading competitive sales organizations at top technology companies. In this role, Carty will oversee ...
Subscribe to the World's Most Powerful Newsletters
Subscribe to Our Rss Feeds & Get Your SYS-CON News Live!
Click to Add our RSS Feeds to the Service of Your Choice:
Google Reader or Homepage Add to My Yahoo! Subscribe with Bloglines Subscribe in NewsGator Online
myFeedster Add to My AOL Subscribe in Rojo Add 'Hugg' to Newsburst from CNET Kinja Digest View Additional SYS-CON Feeds
Publish Your Article! Please send it to editorial(at)!

Advertise on this site! Contact advertising(at)! 201 802-3021

SYS-CON Featured Whitepapers