Big Data has taken the world by storm in recent times and in particular the new data management technologies and leading edge companies that are turning technology into marketable products. In EFYTimes News Network, Sanchari Banerjee discusses the Top 10 Big Data Technologies of Present Times, and who and what is leading the way in big data innovation. Stream processing and streaming analytics is placed high on the list, with SQLstream getting a special mention for it distributed stream processing platform for streaming analytics, visualization and continuous integration of machine data. SQL as big data management language also features highly, with Apache Hive and Phoenix getting a mention. Also worth noting that SQLstream Blaze is also the a SQL platform, using standards-based continuous SQL queries for processing data streams.