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Big Data and the Streetlight Effect

By   /  May 19, 2016  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Ethnographer Mark Moritz recently wrote in New Republic, “Researchers are rightly excited about the possibilities offered by the availability of enormous amounts of computerized data. But there’s reason to stand back for a minute to consider what exactly this treasure trove of information really offers… We’ve all heard the joke about the […]

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Teamwork is the Key to Developing SQL Source Control

By   /  May 19, 2016  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of Redgate Software reports, “The long-awaited release of SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 2016 is approaching, bringing with it a more modern look and feel, more features, and more advantages for users. Redgate Software has been working closely with Microsoft to make sure the latest version of one […]

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Four Reasons Why Big Data Analytics in the Cloud Makes Sense Now

By   /  May 18, 2016  /  Big Data Blogs, Business Intelligence Blogs, Business Intelligence News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  No Comments

Raghu Thiagarajan

Click to learn more about author Raghu Thiagarajan. Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics have, perhaps rightfully, been slower to take off in the cloud than other software categories. Customer Relationship Manager (CRM) was an early mover, driven by Salesforce, and since then we’ve seen other applications like payroll and expense reporting go heavily toward the cloud. […]

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Managing Unstructured Data: Obstacles and Benefits

By   /  May 18, 2016  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Mekhala Roy recently wrote in TechTarget, “How to properly manage vast amounts of unstructured data has become a common information governance obstacle for modern companies. As organizations try to transition unstructured data into a more manageable, structured form, it is important that they have automated information governance processes integrated into their engineering […]

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Getting Lost Along the Big Data Road

By   /  May 17, 2016  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Randy Lea of Teradata recently wrote in Forbes, “The word easy is not often associated with big data, but there is at least one pretty easy answer when it comes to the question of why companies embark on big data deployments: money, whether it is making it or saving it. What may […]

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Big Data: The IT / Business Divide

By   /  May 17, 2016  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Mary Shacklett recently wrote in TechRepublic, “When IT deals with big data, the primary arena for it is… large servers that are parallel processing in a Hadoop environment. Thankfully for the company at large, IT also focuses on reliability, security, governance, failover, and performance of data and apps—because if it didn’t, there […]

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MapR Ships 8th Release of Apache Spark Stack on MapR Converged Data Platform

By   /  May 16, 2016  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, NoSQL News, NoSQL News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the industry’s only Converged Data Platform, today announced the immediate availability of Apache Spark 1.6.1 on the MapR Converged Data Platform making it the eighth release of the full Spark stack available to MapR customers. Additionally, the free, complete […]

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Big Data, User Privacy, and OkCupid

By   /  May 16, 2016  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Michael Zimmer reports in Wired, “On May 8, a group of Danish researchers publicly released a dataset of nearly 70,000 users of the online dating site OkCupid, including usernames, age, gender, location, what kind of relationship… they’re interested in, personality traits, and answers to thousands of profiling questions used by the site. […]

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How Cognitive Data Science Can Cure the Talent Shortage

By   /  May 13, 2016  /  Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Science Blogs, Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Data Strategy Blogs, Data Strategy News, Articles, & Education  /  1 Comment

Sundeep Sanghavi

Click here to learn more about author Sundeep Sanghavi. The Internet of Things and its interconnected approach has led to an overwhelming explosion of big data. About 6.4 billion connected devices are already in use today, and Gartner expects that number to reach 20.8 billion by 2020. This growth is big business; it’s estimated that […]

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A Brief History of Semantics

By   /  May 12, 2016  /  Big Data Articles, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Data Science Articles, Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

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Generally speaking, Semantics is the study of language and its meaning. As a word, Semantics was first used by Michel Bréal, a French philologist in 1883, and can be used to describe how words can have different meanings for different people, due to their experiential and emotional backgrounds. A language can be a natural language, […]

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