Sqrrl Blog

Jan 30, 2014 3:37:00 PM

Three Wire Systems: Cybersecurity Solution with Sqrrl and Dell

Sqrrl is excited to announce a reseller partnership with Three Wire Systems.

Three Wire will be working with Dell and Sqrrl to bring their combined solution to cybersecurity organizations in the Department of Defense, other federal agencies, and the private sector. By allowing organizations to securely collect and analyze data from a wide array of data sets across the enterprise, this combined solution meets growing Big Data cyber operational needs by eliminating restrictive information “silos” and increasing cyber efficiency.

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Topics: Big Data, Blog Post, Big Data Security, Cybersecurity, Partnership

Jan 10, 2014 10:18:00 AM

A Sqrrl and Dell Kitenga Combined Solution

We are pleased to announce today a partnership between Sqrrl and Dell.

Sqrrl Enterprise is a secure, scalable, and flexible NoSQL database that leverages flexible schemas and cell-level security capabilities to integrate vast datasets within a single platform. The Dell Kitenga Analytics Suite provides powerful Big Data analytics capabilities, including information modeling, machine learning, natural language processing, and visualization. Together, Sqrrl and Kitenga enable organizations to securely bring all their data together, perform low latency queries, and identify hidden patterns and trends in the data.

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Topics: Computer Software, Blog Post, Big Data Security, Partnership

Jan 6, 2014 3:24:00 PM

Wall Street Journal: Sqrrl as the "Gold Standard for Privacy"

From Metal Detectors to Metadata

From the WSJ Opinion page on December 22, 2013

"The Obama task force proposed having the phone metadata data held by multiple phone companies instead of by the NSA. Yet private-sector database managers consider the NSA system the gold standard for protecting privacy through software limiting who is entitled to search which data. A Boston startup called Sqrrl, founded by former agency staffers, provides telecommunications, health-care and other companies a database system modeled on the agency's approach."

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Topics: Accumulo, Blog Post, Big Data Security, Cybersecurity

Jan 3, 2014 4:04:00 AM

When To Use Sqrrl vs. SQL-on-Hadoop Tools?

Over the last year or so, a large number of SQL-on-Hadoop tools have come to the market. Hadapt has developed a nice taxonomy of these tools and they include Hive, Stinger, Hadapt, Impala, Hawq, and Drill.

Occasionally, Sqrrl Enterprise gets compared to these tools, because Sqrrl Enterprise has the capabilities to do low latency search and queries over data held in Accumulo and HDFS. However, this is typically not an appropriate comparison because Sqrrl Enterprise is an "operational database" and not a SQL-on-Hadoop tool.

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Topics: NoSQL, Big Data, Hadoop, Blog Post, Sqrrl Enterprise