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February 14, 2019
The Presto engine arose as an alternative to Hive for big data queries. Now, the Presto Software Foundation has formed to promote the SQL query software's virtues.
December 28, 2018
Better data governance, increased cloud use and wider DataOps adoption head the list of trends for data management teams to plan for in 2019, IT analysts say.
November 29, 2018
Sisense Hunch, a new Sisense BI tool, enables big data analytics for IoT devices by using deep learning to automatically extract insights from big data.
October 04, 2018
Hadoop users will have fewer choices as big data rivals Cloudera and Hortonworks unite. But the new company may be more competitive with AWS and Google.
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Expert Anne Marie Smith shares five reasons why organizations' analytics programs might fail and how a data management framework and other programs can help. Continue Reading
The new thing in big data is Kubernetes container orchestration. While it's still early, there are signs of activity, which are cited in this edition of the Talking Data podcast. Continue Reading
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