By: Katherine Noyes
Making Hadoop data more accessible has become a common goal in the world of enterprise software, and on Thursday a brand-new contender jumped into the ring.

Billed as the first unified, Hadoop-native big data platform for visual analytics and business intelligence, Arcadia Enterprise aims to help business users analyze billions of data records, autoscaling to handle thousands of simultaneous queries in near real time.

Drawing insights out of big data is a pervasive challenge for companies, largely because business users must often rely on expert help to access and analyze the data they’re interested in. The skills typically necessary to work with Hadoop were recently¬†found¬†by Gartner to be a common sticking point…read more.