Big Data News, Articles, & Education

The Problems with Sampling Big Data for Enterprise Analytics

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by Angela Guess Alex Gray recently opined in Datanami, “Many companies spend vast amounts of resources to collect, transform and store the massive amounts of data that flows through their business processes. However, when it comes to doing analysis and machine learning on this data, time and compute speed gate how much data can be…

A Look Inside Google News Lab

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by Angela Guess Fast Company contributor Sean Captain recently wrote, “Google is no longer just a place to search for news stories; it’s a place to find raw news itself. Among the 432,000 hours of video uploaded to YouTube every day are user clips of important events—from police beatings to political uprisings—that no media crew…

RWDG Webinar: Big Data & BI Analytics Require Data Governance

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on July 16, 2015 RWDG Webinar: Big Data & BI Analytics Require Data Governance To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar Business Intelligence (BI) used to be equated to Data Warehousing. In this day of Big Data and improved analytical technologies…

RWDG Slides: Big Data & BI Analytics Require Data Governance

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on July 16, 2015 RWDG Webinar: Big Data & BI Analytics Require Data Governance from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of this webinar, click HERE>> About the Webinar Business Intelligence (BI) used to be equated to Data Warehousing. In this day of Big Data and…

Big Data is Pointless if You Can’t Use It to Make Money

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by Jonathan Buckley The hype surrounding the big data movement is enormous. The way some organizations talk about it, big data can solve every single problem a business faces and provide guaranteed success well into the future. While the hype may be a tad overblown, make no mistake that big data carries with it numerous…

How Big Data is Improving Healthcare Analytics

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by Angela Guess Gregory Berg recently wrote for Healthcare IT News, “Whether you embrace big data as the answer to better healthcare or have a healthy dose of skepticism, improved healthcare analytics continues to gain merit with health plans. Better data accessibility provides a big boost to healthcare analytics, which can glean the insight needed…

MariaDB Raises the Bar in Developer Enablement and DevOps Productivity

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by Angela Guess According to an article out of the company, “MariaDB®Corporation, a recognized leader in open source database solutions for high availability, scalability and performance, today announced the Summer 2015 release of MariaDB Enterprise, which was designed to accelerate deployment of open source DBMS applications and to improve reliability and security for DevOps. The…

How Big Data is Improving Supply Chain Management

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by Angela Guess Forbes contributor Louis Columbus recently wrote, “Forward-thinking manufacturers are orchestrating 80% or more of their supplier network activity outside their four walls, using big data and cloud-based technologies to get beyond the constraints of legacy Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Supply Chain Management (SCM) systems. For manufacturers whose business models are based…

The Future of Cloud Computing: Fog Computing and the Internet of Things

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by Jelani Harper Cloud Computing was initially leveraged for providing and accessing Service Oriented Architecture, which enabled organizations to attain resources with reduced costs, decreased infrastructure, and simplified architecture. Suddenly, advanced analytics capabilities (and many others) were in the hands of laymen. Big Data has emerged in earnest the past couple of years and with…

Franz Delivers First Real-time N-Dimensional Analysis for Big Data

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Franz Inc., the leading supplier of Semantic Graph Database technology, today announced that the company has added patented N-dimensional analysis capabilities to its flagship product, AllegroGraph, marking the first time data scientists can answer complex SPARQL queries across multiple dimensions over billions of records…