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Better Together: Hadoop and Your Enterprise Data Warehouse

You’re getting started with a big data analytics project on Hadoop and are impressed by the cost savings on storage compared with your data warehouse. You’ve read that TrueCar, a company that collects vast volumes of car price data for its online car-buying business, has cut its monthly data storage cost from $19/GB to $0.23/GB. So you’re wondering, should you consider moving all your business intelligence efforts to Hadoop? Continue Reading

Five Steps to Maximizing the Value of Hadoop

You want to get started with a big data project at your company, but you're unfamiliar with Hadoop and you're unsure your project will deliver value. Relax. Many organizations are struggling to implement Hadoop for a variety of reasons. In "The Current State of Hadoop in the Enterprise," by the International Institute for Analytics and sponsored by SAS, you'll find a handy list of five steps to maximize the value of a Hadoop big data project for your organization. Continue Reading

What’s Happening in Complex and Always-On Data–And Why You Need a New Approach

Today, size is no longer the important story around data. Everyone knows that data is big. What matters now is your organization’s ability to harness ever-present data to improve the bottom line. To do that, you first need to reimagine your organization’s relationship to data. Continue Reading

Streaming Analytics FAQ: What You Need to Know

Imagine two manufacturers—Manufacturer A and Manufacturer B—each competing for its share of the widget market. Each relies on customer satisfaction and repeat business to succeed. Each has stringent quality control measures in place. But only Manufacturer A captures and analyzes streaming data to help assure quality. Only Manufacturer A has sensors that monitor everything from factory machine health to order fulfillment. Only Manufacturer A has sensor data pass through in-memory analytics queries on the fly, which helps the company find and fix defects before those defects find their way to customers. Continue Reading