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  • September 11, 2014 11 Sep'14

    Data Virtualization vs. Data Lake

    With Cisco’s Data Virtualization Day, where I’m a panelist along with Rick van der Lans, coming up fast on 1 Oct in New York, it’s a good moment to revisit the topic. Data virtualization has come ...

  • September 03, 2014 03 Sep'14

    News recap: Jawbone's data publication and SAS on YARN

    Reactions were mixed when Jawbone dropped published its data on how the California earthquake affected people's sleep. SAS also made news, announcing better integration with YARN.

  • August 18, 2014 18 Aug'14

    Big Data and the Return of the Data Marts

    Datameer demonstrates Hadoop-based data mart. Stefan Groschupf, CEO of @Datameer (from the German Sea of Data), has a great way with one-liners. At the #BBBT last Friday, he suggested that doing ...

  • August 06, 2014 06 Aug'14

    Linthicum: Cloud analytics apps need solid data architecture

    At the 2014 TDWI Executive Summit in Boston, consultant David Linthicum explained the importance of a well-planned cloud architecture for data analytics applications and offered tips on avoiding common cloud deployment mistakes.

  • August 06, 2014 06 Aug'14

    Data… Network… Action!

    Cisco’s acquisition of Composite Software begins to bear fruit. Last Friday, the Cisco / Composite crowd turned up at the #BBBT. And I do mean crowd; seven participants from Cisco were present, ...

  • July 22, 2014 22 Jul'14

    Big data management

    Data management is back on the agenda, finally with a big data flavor. I’d like to think that Teradata was driven by my blog of 10 July, “So, how do you eat a Hadoop Elephant?” in the acquisitions ...

  • July 17, 2014 17 Jul'14

    GraphLab Create looks to scale machine learning to the enterprise

    GraphLab releases new analytics platform to take machine learning techniques to enterprise scale.

  • July 17, 2014 17 Jul'14

    Big data: necessary but insufficient for analytics

    As the big data market matures, the focus shifts from the new data itself to its use in concert with traditional operational business data. For the business analyst, big data can be very seductive. ...

  • July 16, 2014 16 Jul'14

    Talking data: The Spark big data framework

    The Spark Summit recently wrapped and the big data framework continues to grow in prominence. In this edition of Talking Data, Ed Burns and Jack Vaughan recap the conference and answer some key questions.

  • July 15, 2014 15 Jul'14

    Why 'logical data warehouse' is no longer a logical term

    Consultant Rick van der Lans contends that data warehouses are inherently logical and don't need to be qualified as such. What really matters, he says, is that they present an integrated view of enterprise data, no matter where it's stored.

  • July 10, 2014 10 Jul'14

    So, how do you eat a Hadoop Elephant?

    With MapR’s recent announcement of $110 million in funding, following on from Hortonwork’s $100 million and Cloudera’s $900 million, both in March, debate is rife about their different approaches ...

  • July 07, 2014 07 Jul'14

    Spark is latest hyped-up big data framework

    Spark has been getting a lot of attention lately, but is the big data framework ready for enterprise use?

  • July 03, 2014 03 Jul'14

    News recap: Apache Spark's big week and organizing BI

    A number of vendors announced new Apache Spark integrations this week, and a report from Dresner Advisory Services explains how businesses are organizing their BI programs.

  • June 30, 2014 30 Jun'14

    The Ethics of Big Data… Again

    Outrage about Facebook’s psychological experiment is misplaced. The past weekend saw another outpouring of outrage about Facebook’s abuse of personal data. An article in the scientific journal ...

  • June 27, 2014 27 Jun'14

    Teradata is latest in string of analytics vendors eyeing R

    Analytics vendors like the commercial potential of R. Teradata is set to become the latest to make a play for users of this popular open-source tool.

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