CNET, by Blake Robinson, February 22, 2012
Infochimps announced a scalable platform for big data environments. The Infochimps platform is the first formal product for the company, which, to date, has served primarily as a big data marketplace.
The Austin-based Infochimps initially developed its data system behind the Infochimps Platform as the foundation for its big data marketplace. With the Infochimps Platform, customers will be able to leverage a proven big data system to construct big data projects for less money and optimize them more deftly.
Here is the architecture overview of the Infochimps Platform for Big Data
Scalably and affordably ingest data from your legacy databases, data feeds, data from the web, or our Data Marketplace. Make it useful with algorithm hosting, Elastic Hadoop, and in-stream data augmentation. Let us host and manage your database, or deliver data back to your current stack.
More at www.infochimps.com/how-it-works