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How to Manage Big Data Pipeline Problems

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by Angela Guess Mary Shacklett of Tech Republic recently wrote, “Organizations that elect to develop their own big data analytics are fast discovering what they learn on every other IT project: vendors’ inability to agree on standards in a timely manner can obstruct integration and delay the smooth throughput of data through big data pipelines.…

NTT Comware Deploys MapR to Power Hadoop-as-a-Service for SmartCloud

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced that NTT Comware is using the MapR Distribution including Hadoop to power its new SmartCloud service. Launched earlier this month for customers in Japan, SmartCloud provides Hadoop-as-a-service to leverage its big…

EDW Slides: Data Quality for Data Modelers

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on November 18, 2014 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…

Machine Learning Will Make Its Mark On The Sciences

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by Jennifer Zaino In a data-deluged world, novel science depends on putting Machine Learning into practice. That’s a lesson being taught by Joshua Bloom, and one that he also practices in his work as professor of astronomy at UC Berkeley. “We absolutely have to see as our imperative putting machine learning or machine intelligence or…

Big Data’s Rise in Economics

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by Angela Guess Matt Phillips of Quartz recently wrote, “With the heady perfume of big data permeating much of the intellectual atmosphere, the field of economics is increasingly tilting toward empirical efforts, according to a recent paper published by Stanford economics professors Liran Einav and Jonathan Levin in the journal Science. That means in order…

Teradata and MapR Partnership Expands Hadoop Choices within Teradata’s Unified Data Architecture

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Teradata, the big data analytics and marketing applications company, and MapR Technologies, Inc., a provider of Apache™ Hadoop, today announced an expanded partnership that covers technology integration, road map alignment, and a unified go-to-market offering. The two companies are optimizing integration of the…

The Apache Software Foundation Celebrates 15 Years of Open Source Innovation and Community Leadership

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the organization reports, “The Apache community commemorated The Apache Software Foundation (ASF)’s fifteenth anniversary and congratulated the people, projects, initiatives, and organizations that played a role in its success. Recognized as the leader in community-led Open Source software development, the ASF was established to shepherd, develop, and…

SQL Is More than Just Store and Retrieve

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by Michael Blaha I often work with programmers to build applications. It never ceases to amaze me that many programmers look at SQL as a store and retrieve mechanism and see nothing more. Their approach is to write programming code for all their logic. It’s not just a matter of programmers being unable to write…

How to Get More Out of Your Big Data Investments

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by Angela Guess Joanna Schloss of CMS Wire recently wrote, “Big data has finally arrived and is quickly maturing. IT leaders are now shifting from thinking about the possibility of making investments in big data platforms to thinking about how to get more out of the investments they’ve already made. And with good reason. When…