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Let’s Talk Encryption

By   /  May 24, 2017  /  Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author David Schlesinger. Wait! I promise – no math! Really! How encryption happens is not your job, and you may be excused from knowing the algorithms, remembering who discovered what, and why there is a secret key. Encryption systems scramble data into gibberish for protection, and then the gibberish can be […]

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A Year of Blink at Alibaba: Apache Flink in Large Scale Production

By   /  May 19, 2017  /  Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs, Smart Data Blogs, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Xiaowei Jiang. It has been a great year for Blink, our fork of Apache Flink®, at Alibaba. We went into production with Blink about a year ago, and since then, we have used it to make real-time updates to listings in various search products such as Taobao, Tmall, AliExpress, etc. […]

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Database Health versus Performance: Understanding the Difference

By   /  May 17, 2017  /  Data Architecture Blogs, Data Architecture News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Rob Mandeville. Databases are at the heart of every organization’s data center: they’re arguably one of the most important components of a business’s success and surely one of the most complex and critical when it comes to resource consumption and performance management. However, when troubleshooting or attempting to resolve […]

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Enterprise Data Modeling

By   /  May 12, 2017  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Modeling Blogs, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Michael Blaha. It’s important to have data models guide the development of individual applications and ensure that they meet business objectives. But it’s not sufficient. Other kinds of data models, such as enterprise data models, are also part of proper Data Governance. What Is an Enterprise Data Model? An […]

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Stop Chasing the Specter of a Single Monolithic Data Repository

By   /  May 9, 2017  /  Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Architecture Blogs, Data Architecture News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Ravi Shankar. Back in the 1980s, when databases first enabled us to store megabytes of data, we were enthralled because we could store what seemed to be large volumes of data in a single place. Since then, we continue to try to collect our data in a single place for […]

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Who Won the Debate Between Apache Spark and Hadoop?

By   /  May 5, 2017  /  Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about video blogger Andrew Brust. The Big Data & Brews video blog series continues with host Andrew Brust, Senior Director of Market Strategy and Intelligence. The series touches on hot topics within the business of Big Data, Analytics, Internet of Things, Machine Learning, Cloud Computing, Modern BI, NoSQL and Next Generation Technologies. In […]

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Data Exploration in R – Part I

By   /  May 3, 2017  /  BI / Data Science Blogs, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  No Comments

With the analytics work I’ve been involved with over the last 15 years, I estimate that 70% of the effort has been devoted to data access/integration/wrangling/curation, about 20% focused on data exploration, and the remaining 10% fitting algorithms/models. SQL and the open source platforms R and Python have been primary computation platforms, and now provide […]

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Data Cataloging vs. Data Modeling: Reporting from EDW2017

By   /  May 1, 2017  /  Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Conference and Webinar Communities, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Conference Communities - Learn, Share, Review, Data Education, Data Modeling Blogs, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education, Enterprise Data World Conference Community, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs, NoSQL Now! Conference Community  /  No Comments

The Enterprise Data World 2017 Conference in Atlanta in the beginning of April was one of the best I have attended in recent years. At least 50 sessions for a guy like me interested in modeling. I chose to focus on sessions possibly related to Data Modeling in the new worlds of NoSQL, Big Data […]

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Four Smart Investment Ways to Get Started with Blockchain

By   /  April 24, 2017  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Andrew Sohn. There is no shortage of buzz about Blockchain – for good reason. But there’s less talk about how to make it work for you now. The answers lie in this working definition: Blockchain implements a database that can be used by multiple entities while ensuring real-time data visibility, immutability, privacy, […]

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Data Security in the Cloud

By   /  April 21, 2017  /  Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance Blogs, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about video blogger Stefan Groschupf. Introducing the Big Data & Brews video blog series presented by Stefan Groschupf, Founder of Datameer. The series will touch on hot topics within the business of  Big Data, Analytics, Internet of Things, Cloud Computing, Machine Learning, Modern BI, NoSQL and Next Generation Technologies. In today’s video blog Stefan Groschupf […]

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