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Teradata Acquires RainStor

by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Teradata Corp., the big data analytics and marketing…

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The Power of Cloud Computing

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by Jelani Harper Of all the technologies to radically alter the landscape of Data Management today—Big Data, mobile, analytics, and others—Cloud Computing is arguably one of the most important, as it enables these technologies to apply to one another with an efficacy that would otherwise not be possible. While various Cloud Computing applications regularly receive…

Cognitive Computing: What’s Ahead in 2015

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by Jennifer Zaino 2014 saw the term Cognitive Computing increasingly make its way into industry conversations, helped along by the debut of events such as DATAVERSITY’s™ First Annual Cognitive Computing Conference. In 2015, be prepared for the volume to turn way, way up. The market for Cognitive Computing, after all, is marching steadily forward: Deloitte…

2015 Trends for the Internet Of Things

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by Jelani Harper The nearly unparalleled attention surrounding the Internet of Things (IoT) in 2014 was based on a combination of factors: The IoT builds on interest in Big Data: Considered retrospectively, one of the primary purposes of gathering massive amounts of multifaceted data types in real time is to facilitate the degree of interconnectivity…

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Database Predictions for 2015

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by Evaldo Horn de Oliveira This fall has been an exciting time with an extended European tour. The trip began with the Gartner ITxpo in Barcelona followed by visits with customers in London and Europe. It was a pleasure to see the warm reception we received everywhere we went. The topic on everyone’s mind was…

The File-less Organization: Why Excel Isn’t Enough for Businesses

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by Saar Bitner I recently sat in a work meeting in which a few colleagues were presenting some statistics from the just finished quarter. Everyone had, of course, prepared a few Excel-generated spreadsheets and graphs to present. Very quickly, we realized that although every person in the room was supposedly working with the same data,…

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Jan 13 Data-Ed Webinar: Data-centric Strategy & Roadmap

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DATE: January 13, 2015 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Data is the lifeblood of just about every organization and functional area today. As businesses struggle to come to grips with the data flood, it is even more critical to focus on data as an…

Jan 20 EDW Webinar: Mastering & Referencing Data for the Enterprise

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DATE: January 20, 2015 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Developing and implementing a master record and reference data through a best practice approach and lessons learned for your organization’s data business needs. The ability to leverage the immense data available across an organization has…

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4 Critical Cyber Trends for 2015

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by Angela Guess A new article out of SolPass reports, “Cybersecurity is guaranteed to make big headlines in 2015, according to one computer fraud expert. Why? Just look at 2014, says security pro Kent Schneider. Home Depot. Target. Staples. Sony. Schneider says that with so many major companies getting hacked over the past several months,…

Axcient Releases Powerfully Simple Recovery for VMware

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Axcient, the leader in cloud-based Recovery-as-a-Service (RaaS), today announced the latest version of the Axcient Business Recovery Cloud, providing significantly faster system replication and recovery for physical and virtual environments, and accelerated file and folder recovery with the addition of drag-and-drop support. The…

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EDW Webinar: Data Governance – The Four Critical Success Factors

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Enterprise Data World: Data Governance – The Four Critical Success Factors from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides of this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar Let’s face it, developing and implementing an Enterprise Data Governance program can be very frustrating. Issues can pop up quite unexpectedly. Support ebbs and flows for seemingly illogical reasons.…

EDW Slides: Data Governance – The Four Critical Success Factors

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Enterprise Data World: Data Governance – The Four Critical Success Factors from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar Let’s face it, developing and implementing an Enterprise Data Governance program can be very frustrating. Issues can pop up quite unexpectedly. Support ebbs and flows for seemingly illogical…

(Big) Data Governance for Cloud Deployments

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by Jelani Harper Moving data to the Cloud and accessing its many applications for a number of functions that were once conducted on premise enables the enterprise to: Leverage limitless scalability and provision resources on demand Enable uniform access to data and pivotal enterprise processes regardless of location or time Reduce infrastructure and total cost…

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New Research Study Reveals Surprising Trends In Cloud Adoption

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “NuoDB, Inc., the leader in webscale distributed database technology, today released the results of a research survey of more than 200 IT personnel regarding their cloud computing strategies and usage. Highlights of the survey include: 60% of respondents consider cloud to be one of…

Teradata Acquires RainStor

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Teradata Corp., the big data analytics and marketing applications company, today announced that it completed the acquisition of RainStor, a privately held company specializing in online big data archiving on Hadoop. This acquisition strengthens Teradata’s enterprise-grade Hadoop solutions and will enable organizations to…

The Power of Cloud Computing

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by Jelani Harper Of all the technologies to radically alter the landscape of Data Management today—Big Data, mobile, analytics, and others—Cloud Computing is arguably one of the most important, as it enables these technologies to apply to one another with an efficacy that would otherwise not be possible. While various Cloud Computing applications regularly receive…

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Webinar: Analyze Your Data, Transform Your Business

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Analyze Your Data, Transform Your Business from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> This Webinar was Sponsored by: About the Webinar In the era of big data, data processing has taken center stage. The focus often is the speeds and feeds of the organizational data supply chain. Much less thought…

Slides: Analyze Your Data, Transform Your Business

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Analyze Your Data, Transform Your Business from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of this presentation, click HERE>> This Webinar was Sponsored by: About the Webinar In the era of big data, data processing has taken center stage. The focus often is the speeds and feeds of the organizational data supply chain. Much less…

The File-less Organization: Why Excel Isn’t Enough for Businesses

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by Saar Bitner I recently sat in a work meeting in which a few colleagues were presenting some statistics from the just finished quarter. Everyone had, of course, prepared a few Excel-generated spreadsheets and graphs to present. Very quickly, we realized that although every person in the room was supposedly working with the same data,…

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EDW Webinar: Data Quality for Data Modelers

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Enterprise Data World Webinars: Data Quality for Data Modelers from DATAVERSITY  To view just the slides from the presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar Data Quality begins with the conceptual model. It’s imperative that the modeler not only acknowledges data must be quality to be useful, but that they follow that paradigm all the way…

EDW Slides: Data Quality for Data Modelers

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Enterprise Data World Webinars: Data Quality for Data Modelers from DATAVERSITY  To view the On Demand recording of this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar Data Quality begins with the conceptual model. It’s imperative that the modeler not only acknowledges data must be quality to be useful, but that they follow that paradigm all the…

Degrees of Data Structuring – Again

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by Michael Brackett Data management is faced with a large and growing lexical challenge.  Many terms are created that do not have roots, prefixes, or suffixes applicable to data management.  Many terms are used, misused, abused, and abandoned when their usefulness is over.  Many terms are undefined or multi-defined and have no denotative definitions that…

NoSQL News, Articles, & Education

Database Predictions for 2015

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by Evaldo Horn de Oliveira This fall has been an exciting time with an extended European tour. The trip began with the Gartner ITxpo in Barcelona followed by visits with customers in London and Europe. It was a pleasure to see the warm reception we received everywhere we went. The topic on everyone’s mind was…

Why 2015 Will be the Year of NoSQL

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by Angela Guess Toby Wolpe of ZDnet recently wrote, “Next year could mark a shift away from the ad hoc adoption of NoSQL, with firms starting to use the technology in earnest to replace relational databases. Some three-quarters of production deployments of open-source document-oriented Couchbase already involve replacing legacy relational systems, according to the NoSQL…

The Biggest Data Trends of 2014

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by Angela Guess Doug Henschen of Information Week recently wrote, “The era of big data analysis is here to stay. Take your pick of 2014 proof points. Tech watchers might cite the more than $200 million in venture capital raised by the top three NoSQL database vendors, or the $1 billion raised by the top-three…

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Data Science and Art: RRE Certification

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by Jelani Harper Gartner describes Open Source R—arguably the script of choice for Data Scientists and one of the most pivotal tools for creating advanced and predictive analytics—as “increasingly popular” (Herschel et al, 2014), while Forrester lauds its ubiquity. As one of the earliest champions of Open Source R, Revolution Analytics swiftly addressed its scalability…

Predictive Interaction Technology Frees Up Data Professionals’ Time

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by Jennifer Zaino As a data professional, how much of your time is spent working on fixing up your data, rather than working on answering questions and solving problems with your data? On average data cleansing and transformation takes up 80 percent of data professionals’ time, according to Joseph Hellerstein, a Chancellor’s Professor of Computer…

Practical Data Science and the Tricky Business of A/B Testing

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by James Kobielus Increasingly, the best websites aren’t so much designed as calculated. And that calculation, more often than not, rides on a never-ending campaign of A/B testing. And the A/B testing, in turn, is under the constant supervision of data scientists running one real world experiment after another. The calculations for modern website optimization…