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  1. Kimberly Sky
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    Put my vote in for Cloudmeter please! :)

  2. Keith S
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    Casting my vote for Cloudmeter!

    1. Kate
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      I second the vote to CloudMeter. As a customer, one of the things I love about the tool is that it helps me finally get my web behavior data out of clunky analytics programs and into whatever BI layer I want in a way that’s actually meaningful.

      CloudMeter, please don’t let Adobe buy you or I will be very sad.

  3. Steve Sereboff
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  4. M Turner
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  5. V Bogard
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    Casting my vote for Datameer !

  6. Can Koklu
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    Any chance we can subscribe somewhere to be notified of the results?

  7. raul
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  8. Ramin
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    Zoomdata is awesome. They have been getting so much press. Just look at their twitter and on google!

  9. Suhas
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    Voting for MapR Technologies

  10. Eugene P
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    SumAll has my vote,

    Who doesn’t love a tool that will take your data and make you money.

  11. Scott
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    Semantria should be on this list for sure.

    I use it and now my organization has text and sentiment analysis integrated right into microsoft excel. It is the only analytics tool our organization needs!

  12. Linda
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    Definitely vote for Zoomdata!!! Their app is incredible!

  13. Kiran
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    I would have liked to see on this list.

  14. John L
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  15. Sivaram
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    Scalearc has new generation technology experience in database scalability. Also, its a startup with potential in terms of the database market (MSSQL,Oracle,Mysql). The survey could be better in terms of rating companies on more factors rahter than only ranking.

  16. Peter Baumann
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    A nice collection indeed – was it on purpose that only BI is considered? Engineering, location-based, healthcare, … they all are “Big Data”, too.
    Maybe the – otherwise excellent presentation might put this into the headline, for the clarification foreaders?

    One class to be mentioned here is Array Databases [1], where the most developed and used technology today is rasdaman [2] – actually, it even heavily has shaped and is shaping industry’s base standards, such as ISO SQL and OGC’s sensor, image, simulation, and statistics service standards [3].

    my 2 cents,


  17. Chris Dresden
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    +1 SumAll, Easily the most forward thinking company on the list!

  18. Kristine Shoemaker
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    I believe this is an excellent company.

  19. Joerg
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    I vote for ParStream, because it is one of the few real Big Data core technologies on that list.

    It is not some Hadoop or NoSql distribution or extension, not some “we make existing DB like MySQL run in memory”, not some frontend tool for visualization of data (which might be BIG if the underlying DB allows), and not any industry or topic specific solution for working with (sometimes Big-) data.

    ..BUT 100% in house developed code with patent pending algorithms for analyzing billions of records in milliseconds and continuously importing new data.

    Focussing on real Big and Fast Data challenges !

  20. erik
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    Surprised Ayasdi is not on the list, but that just means less competition for the rest of us.

  21. Julie Tangen
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    Cloudmeter all the way!

  22. Lewis F.
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    Did you mean to have two copies of the survey on this page? I see one under #7. Concurrent and then the one at the bottom. Luckily they both reflect the same info!

  23. Miki Tebeka
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    Continuum Analytics

  24. Katherine Gorham
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    CloudPhysics. Being able to simulate the effects of a change to datacenter infrastructure BEFORE deploying sounds pretty valuable.

  25. Gerhard Kress
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    Just a bit surpised to see Pivotal among the startups. Surely strong team and interesting vision, but they consist out of multiple commercial entities previouly held in EMC and VMWare, have around USD300mio revenue and the oly capital investor is GE (VMWare and EMC contributed products and around 1200 people)..
    Otherwise great list, I alredy voted fo rmy favourite: Pastream…

  26. Mark van Rijmenam
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    Great selection, I do miss a few however. There is a large selection on this website, including reviews:

  27. Frank Smietana
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    You forgot to mention Michael Stonebraker’s other recent startup, Paradigm4.

  28. Mohan
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  29. Andy Owen Jones
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    I just signed an agreement to work with Parstream as there is nothing like what they have in Europe. Same reason I invested in them at the earliest possible opportunity. Smartest people I have met in a long time and I want what they have got

  30. Bonnie Webb
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    Provides a service with growing demand, dependably.

  31. Ahmad R Khan
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  32. Arup Chakraborty
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    Not sure why tracx didn’t showed up.; Its a game changer in the big data social media with its patent pending algorithm..

  33. praneel
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    Skyhighnetworks it is!

  34. Pris
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    WibiData WibiData WibiData!

  35. Terry H
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    Put me down for MapR.

  36. Ariel
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    #1: Skytree

  37. Greg Emmerich
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    Big Data startups are kind of like bunnies–they just keep multiplying until one of the bunnies finds a laser gun and murders the other bunnies, and then makes a nice stew.

  38. Lin Peng
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    Voting for Skytree

  39. Widad
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    Voting for MapR

  40. Amy Kenigsberg
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    Voting for xplenty

  41. Yohai Shaked
    Yohai Shaked at | | Reply

    Where can I find the complete results of the 43 Big Data startups? I saw it here a couple of days ago but can’t find it now…

  42. David Gruzman
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    Voting for xplenty!

  43. Kylie Clement
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    Voting for Cloudera

  44. Eddie Ayling
    Eddie Ayling at | | Reply

    There is a long list of no-sql databases out there. I find this company list is biased towards hadoop. It would be fair to include a larger selection of companies that work with alternative big data databases.

  45. Will
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    Cloudant = #1!!

  46. Oliver
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    Outstanding technology. Strong backing. Awesome team. My vote goes to ParStream.

  47. MarcT
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    My vote goes to ParStream as well.

  48. barry solomon
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    Hortonworks gets my vote. Wave of the future.

  49. Anand
    Anand at | | Reply

    Put my vote for Scalarc..

  50. Jenni
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    Cloudmeter looks impressive! Vote #1!

  51. Bruno
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    Hi Jeff – just wanted to provide a quick update to the above facts about Alpine Data Labs.

    We ended up raising $16M in November. We also released a new version of our product, introducing collaboration to the world of Data Science.

    Anyone is invited to try the product, fully hosted, by signing up for full access at

    Analytically Yours,

  52. Kostya
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    I will vote for Skyvia. It is a new service formigrating data to/from Salesforce

  53. Amy
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