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Alation’s Data Catalog: Enterprise Level Data Curation Moves Forward

By   /  March 28, 2017  /  BI / Data Science Articles, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Database Articles, Database News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Articles  /  No Comments

Your employees need to be able to easily search for business data assets that are relevant to their specific needs; trust that what they are pointed to is highly useful and of high quality; and, then be able to use the information as necessary. Whether that’s creating a visualization or a model or anything else. […]

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A Brief History of Database Management

By   /  March 23, 2017  /  Big Data Articles, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Database Articles, Database News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  1 Comment

A Database Management System allows a person to organize, store, and retrieve data from a computer. It is a way of communicating with a computer’s “stored memory.” In the very early years of computers, “punch cards” were used for input, output, and data storage. Punch cards offered a fast way to enter data, and to […]

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The Virtual Operational Data Store Demystified

By   /  March 21, 2017  /  Data Architecture Articles, Data Architecture News, Articles, & Education, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Database Articles, Database News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Articles  /  No Comments

The Virtual Operational Data Store (VODS) can be appreciated by anyone who needs to get somewhere on time. For example, a commuter benefits from an intelligent application like Waze, to find out where traffic is backed up (say from a major accident) and to suggest alternate routes. Drivers benefit when intelligent transportations coordinate traffic lights […]

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Big Data Applications: Managing Complexity with Success

By   /  March 15, 2017  /  Big Data Articles, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Database Articles, Database News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

In essence, Unravel Data makes processing Big Data easier. The program was designed to resolve the complicated and disconcerting problems that emerge when processing Big Data. These applications can become confusing and difficult to operate. Never-before-seen challenges arise with chronic regularity, leaving research teams constantly struggling with issues such as allocating resources, scheduling, and debugging. […]

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Kinetica Aims to be The Data Science Company with its GPU-Accelerated Database

By   /  March 14, 2017  /  BI / Data Science Articles, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Database Articles, Database News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data Articles, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

“I feel the need…the need for speed.” That quote could be as easily applied to business users eager for the power to move forward with Advanced Analytics as it could to generations of Naval pilots inspired by Tom Cruise in the 1986 movie Top Gun. With Version 6.0 of its GPU-accelerated database, released in January, […]

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Enterprises Move to Graph Databases

By   /  January 31, 2017  /  Big Data Articles, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Database Articles, Database News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  1 Comment

Graph databases continue to make their move into mainstream enterprise operations, providing a good reason for big name vendors to have planted their flags in the space and for one leader in the arena, Neo4j, to be enjoying strong growth among large business customers. As of January the vendor continues to hold the top spot […]

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SQL versus NoSQL Databases: A Review of Key Themes

By   /  January 19, 2017  /  Big Data Articles, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Data Modeling Articles, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education, Database Articles, Database News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

Non-relational databases (aka NoSQL), in many different variations, have become a popular database model for handling Big Data. They use two novel concepts, making them different from earlier, “classical” database models. The concepts having so much impact are horizontal scaling, spreading out the storage and work, and eliminating the use of “Structured Query Language” (SQL) […]

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The Data Warehouse: From the Past to the Present

By   /  January 4, 2017  /  Data Architecture Articles, Data Architecture News, Articles, & Education, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Database Articles, Database News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Articles  /  No Comments

Bill Inmon, the “Father of Data Warehousing,” defines a Data Warehouse (DW) as, “a subject-oriented, integrated, time-variant and non-volatile collection of data in support of management’s decision making process.” In his white paper, Modern Data Architecture, Inmon adds that the Data Warehouse represents “conventional wisdom” and is now a standard part of the corporate infrastructure. […]

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2016 DATAVERSITY Top 20

By   /  December 22, 2016  /  BI / Data Science Articles, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Big Data Articles, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance Articles, Data Modeling Articles, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education, Data Science Articles, Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Data Strategy Articles, Data Strategy News, Articles, & Education, Database Articles, Database News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Articles, Smart Data Articles, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

It’s that time of year again to announce the Top 20 publications by DATAVERSITY in 2016. We are excited to wrap up another great year of education. We published over 100 articles, over 150 blogs, 89 webinars, two online conferences, and five face-to-face conferences. We also launched our new DATAVERSITY Training Center this year where […]

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