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December 11, 2014
A German company vies with the likes of Amazon by adding Apache Storm and Spark to its portfolio, along with Talend 5.6 data integration.
October 13, 2014
When Lehman Brothers failed in 2008, regulators and other banks had precious little data to gauge wider financial risks. Enter legal entity identifiers, a form of semantic data.
September 16, 2014
NoSQL stalwart MarkLogic's database has grown to include many SQL database-style features. Next up is JSON.
August 26, 2014
What does open-source Hadoop really cost? A look at total cost of data over the full life cycle helps dispel uncertainties about the data framework and reveal the answer, an expert says.
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Embedding analytics capabilities in operational processes can pay big business dividends by enabling front-line workers to optimize how things are done, consultant David Loshin says. Continue Reading
Consultant William McKnight talks about the potential uses of in-memory databases and the processing benefits they can provide to organizations. Continue Reading
In a Q&A, author William McKnight discusses the importance of building a robust information architecture -- and having the right person in the lead. Continue Reading
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The traditional data warehouse doesn't get the hoopla that Hadoop and NoSQL systems do, but it's still a core component of most IT infrastructures. And it's even learning some new tricks. Continue Reading
When data modeling standards are followed, service-oriented architecture, or SOA, can drive successful data services layer creation, a Harvard Pilgrim information architect says. Continue Reading
Consultant Wayne Eckerson says Hadoop offers a platform for reining in the spreadmarts set up by individual data analysts and business users, while still giving them a place to do self-service analytics. Continue Reading
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Cloud business intelligence platforms offer companies a faster, easier way to analyze data, thanks to reduced capital costs and streamlined system design. Continue Reading
To fully understand their analytics data, organizations need to incorporate temporal data capabilities into data warehouses and business intelligence systems, consultant Barry Devlin says. Continue Reading
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Analytics in healthcare is not impossible. TDWI Executive Summit attendees in Boston explained how it can be done. Also, location analytics is getting more attention. Continue Reading
Consultant Rick van der Lans says data is now a competitive differentiator -- and companies looking for an edge need top management that understands big data technologies. Continue Reading
Consultant Lyndsay Wise details four key elements to consider when planning a big data infrastructure to ensure it will support your analytics needs. Continue Reading