Teradata Acquires RainStor

Teradata, which develops big data analytics and marketing software, said Wednesday that it has acquired Hadoop startup RainStor. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. RainStor develops online, big data archiving software specifically for Hadoop. Teradata announced the acquisitin out of its San Diego offices. The company said the buy is its fourth, big-data related acquisition this year. The company also acquired Revelytix, Hadapt, and Think Big Analytics. RainStor was venture backed by Credit Suisse, Doughty Hansen Technology Ventures, Dow Chemical, Informatica, Rogers Partners, and Storm Ventures.