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Infographic: Captain DBA to the Rescue

By   /  November 2, 2015  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess SolarWinds has put together a great new comic strip featuring Captain DBA, the mild-mannered hero who must conquer three unruly databases. Check out the Captain’s daring adventures below. photo credit: SolarWinds

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Book Excerpt: Dale Neef Shares 3 Ways to Build a Big Data System

By   /  October 30, 2015  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess The following excerpt comes from chapter ten of Dale Neef’s new book, Digital Exhaust: What Everyone Should Know About Big Data, Digitization and Digitally Driven Innovation. The full excerpt can be found at Search Data Management. Neef writes, “Many organizations are in a quandary about whether the advantages of big data search […]

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Gartner Announces Top Operational Database Management Systems

By   /  October 30, 2015  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Janakiram MSV reports in TechRepublic, “Gartner published its Magic Quadrant report on operational database management systems for 2015. IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, and SAP retained top positions, and Amazon Web Services (AWS) joined the club as a database leader. The report includes commercial and open source database vendors from multiple segments, including traditional […]

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Big Data at UPS: A Case Study

By   /  October 29, 2015  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  1 Comment

by Angela Guess Alex Woodie writes for Datanami, “‘Take care of little things and big things will take care of themselves.’ That was the advice shared by UPS’ Senior Director of Process Management Jack Levis, who presented a keynote Monday at SAS Analytics 2015 conference about the company’s decades-long journey from descriptive to prescriptive analytics. […]

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When It Comes to Big Data, ‘Algorithms Define Action’

By   /  October 29, 2015  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Aimee Chanthadavong recently wrote in ZDnet, “Big data was so yesterday; it’s all about algorithms today, according to Peter Sondergaard, Gartner Research senior vice president. Speaking at Gartner Symposium ITxpo 2015 on Tuesday morning, Sondergaard explained that key to helping companies grow the digital side of their business is to tap into […]

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Software Semantic Evolution and the Next Step: Part 1

By   /  October 28, 2015  /  BI / Data Science Blogs, Big Data Blogs, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Smart Data Blogs  /  10 Comments

Learn more about Yefim (Jeff) Zhuk. Click here to read Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4 of this post. SOA and Microservices Good old times of programming “all-in-one”… Do you still remember good old times when a programming code included hardware drivers, data management, and business logic, – all together? We would call it spaghetti today, […]

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Harnessing the Potential of Big Data in Healthcare

By   /  October 27, 2015  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Rachel Delacour recently wrote in Datanami, “As the world’s population is living longer, treatment delivery models need to quickly evolve, and many of these changes are being driven by data. The focus now is on understanding as much about a patient as possible, hopefully picking up warning signs of serious illness at […]

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Why ‘Relational Databases Don’t Handle Big Data Well’

By   /  October 27, 2015  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Database News, Database News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Chris Preimesberger recently opined for eWeek, “Enterprises are confronting the reality of big, fast, varied and changing data. It’s no longer about managing a small number of systems, but rather hundreds of systems and petabytes of data. Smart companies know that managing large volumes of structured and unstructured data, known as big […]

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IBM Launches Data Insight Services with Twitter and The Weather Company

By   /  October 27, 2015  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “IBM today announced a transformational approach to making the most of data, with the introduction of IBM Insight Cloud Services. Through collaboration with Twitter and The Weather Company, as well as the use of open data sets and business-owned data, IBM Insight Cloud Services […]

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The Big Data Time Bomb

By   /  October 26, 2015  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Cameron Sim recently wrote for VentureBeat, “The amount of available data in the world will have exploded to 44 zettabytes by 2020 — 10 times what it was in 2013, according to a 2014 IDC report. Companies that fail to prepare for this next generation of massive data volume and insights run […]

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