Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education

Big Oil, Big Data

by Angela Guess Steve Rosenbush of the Wall Street Journal recently discussed the use of Big Data in the oil industry. He writes, “Aboard the Noble Bully 1, Gulf of Mexico—The Noble Bully 1, a new kind of drill ship developed by Royal Dutch Shell PLC to help extract oil in once inaccessible regions of the deepest oceans, doesn’t look…

Interactive Maps: Big Data Business in the US

by Angela Guess Recorded Future has mapped Big Data business in the United States. According to the company, “We took a look in Recorded Future’s big data to get a sense of big data business in the U.S. What you’re seeing in the map above is online discussion of and news about big data related…

Most Popular DATAVERSITY Content in 2012

by Shannon Kempe DATAVERSITY™ selected twenty of its most popular content in 2012 including: Blogs, Articles, White Papers, Interviews, and Webinars available On Demand. In reviewing the most popular pieces of 2012, it was clear that DATAVERSITY subscribers were hot on NoSQL and Big Data topics. Data Modeling (especially when discussing modeling NoSQL databases) and…

Research Paper: Big Challenges in Data Modeling

Modeling with Graeme

This Research Paper  is Sponsored by:      and        About the Research Paper This report examines the biggest challenges faced by data modelers at both quantitative and qualitative levels. It discusses the results of four different data modeling surveys in 2007, 2009, 2011, and 2012 taken by some of the leading industry…

Webinar: Schema Design and Data Modeling

10gen Presents Schema Design and Data Modeling from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE. This webinar was sponsored by:   About the Webinar One of the challenges that comes with moving to MongoDB is figuring how to best model your data. While most developers have internalized the rules of thumb…

Slides: Schema Design and Data Modeling

10gen Presents Schema Design and Data Modeling from DATAVERSITY To view the recording of this webinar, click HERE. This webinar was sponsored by:   About the Webinar One of the challenges that comes with moving to MongoDB is figuring how to best model your data. While most developers have internalized the rules of thumb for…

Preventing the Flu with Big Data

by Angela Guess Julie Bort of Business Insider reports, “If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a million times: Get a flu shot. But how come that works? There are countless strains of flu, so unlike vaccines for childhood illnesses, you have to get a flu shot every year. Once is not enough. It…

Data-Centric Advertising

by Angela Guess Jeff Sporn of iMedia Connection reports, “Online advertising has shifted toward a data-centric ecosystem, where an increasing number of consumer purchases are influenced by advertisements leveraging data from outside parties. This data can make connections that otherwise may be unexpected and significant – say, that drivers of one specific automobile type are…