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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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A Review of Different Database Types: Relational versus Non-Relational

By   /  December 21, 2016  /  Big Data Articles, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Conference and Webinar Communities, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Conference Communities - Learn, Share, Review, Data Education, Database Articles, Database News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Enterprise Data World Conference Community  /  No Comments

Relational databases are also called Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS) or SQL databases. Historically, the most popular of these have been Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle Database, MySQL, and IBM DB2. The RDBMS’s are used mostly in large enterprise scenarios, with the exception of MySQL, which is also used to store data for Web applications. All […]

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Is NoSQL (or No+SQL) the Future of Databases?

By   /  December 1, 2016  /  Big Data Articles, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Conference and Webinar Communities, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Conference Communities - Learn, Share, Review, Data Education, Database Articles, Database News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Enterprise Data World Conference Community  /  No Comments

There are strong opinions among IT leaders about where the real future of database technology lies. At the DATAVERSITY® Enterprise Data World 2016 Conference, for example, one could hear Mike Bowers, Enterprise Data Architect at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), tout the virtues of NoSQL. He urged every organization to have […]

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Big Data Processing 101: The What, Why, and How

By   /  November 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, Database Articles, Database News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

First came Apache Lucene, which was, and still is, a free, full-text, downloadable search library. It can be used to analyze normal text for the purpose of developing an index. The index maps each term, “remembering” its location. When the term is searched for, Lucene immediately knows all the places where that term had existed. […]

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Triplestores 101: Storing Data for Efficient Inferencing

By   /  September 29, 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, Database Articles, Database News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

Relational databases are the workhorses of many corporate analytical and reporting applications, but the rise of Big Data has led to the rise of alternative, NoSQL database models. They are better suited for the nature of the data and the kinds of questions that will be asked against that data. Triplestores are a kind of […]

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Data Modeling Lends a Hand to NoSQL Databases

By   /  September 15, 2016  /  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

Sectors such as banking, healthcare, and insurance are increasingly interested in NoSQL databases and Data Modeling for NoSQL. As they take their first or their next steps in the space, they want “to have the tools available to them that give credibility and legitimacy to the technology,” says Pascal Desmarets, Founder and CEO at Hackolade, […]

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Data Lakes 101: An Overview

By   /  August 25, 2016  /  Big Data Articles, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Database Articles, Database News, Articles, & Education, Smart Data Articles, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

A Data Lake is a pool of unstructured and structured data, stored as-is, without a specific purpose in mind, that can be “built on multiple technologies such as Hadoop, NoSQL, Amazon Simple Storage Service, a relational database, or various combinations thereof,” according to a white paper called What is a Data Lake and Why Has […]

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