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Expanding Master Data Management with Big Data

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by Jelani Harper Initially, Master Data Management (MDM) systems and the content they contain may seem counterintuitive or even diametrically opposed to Big Data systems. Some of the considerable differences between Master Data and Big Data include: Volume: Comparatively, Master Data sets are much smaller than those for Big Data. One of the pivotal attractions…

10 Factors Driving NoSQL Adoption

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by Angela Guess Chris Preimesberger recently wrote for eWeek, “Eight to 10 years ago, when NoSQL pioneers first deployed them, their use was limited to Internet-age companies such as Google, Amazon, Facebook and LinkedIn. Now, a variety of enterprises are adopting this database for customer-facing, revenue-driving applications that serve hundreds of millions of consumers. The…

Neo4j Powers Businesses Worldwide With Graph-Based Search

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Facebook’s database of people and Google’s database of information have one crucial thing in common: they were both built using graph technology. Their use of graphs is a powerful representation of how the technology handles huge volumes of content and makes data available…

New Postgres Feature Integrates Siloed Data

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by Pierre Fricke With CIOs struggling to harness a patchwork of data solutions and siloes, newly enhanced Foreign Data Wrappers for Postgres provide critical integration for consistent data management and analysis In today’s digital age companies are trying to store, manage and make sense of vast pools of information. Data has also become more varied…

NoSQL and NewSQL: Which is Right For You?

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by Angela Guess Writing for EnterpriseTech, Monte Zweben recently gave a simple breakdown of the differences between NoSQL and NewSQL databases. He writes, “NoSQL or ‘Not only SQL’ refers to any database that stores and models data in a format other than relational tables. These databases are popular because they cost-effectively scale out on commodity…

Going Visual with Graph Databases and Data Visualization

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by Jennifer Zaino Are you able to get a really good look at what the data in your graph database can tell you? A graph database such as Aurelius’ Titan, Franz’ AllegroGraph, Google’s Cayley, Neo Technology’s Neo4j, Objectivity’s InfiniteGraph, and Ontotext’s GraphDB lets you store semi-structured data linked together by relationships in a graph and…

How Graph Databases are Fostering Re-Imagined MDM

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by Angela Guess Emil Eifrem, CEO of Neo Technology, recently wrote for Information Management, “MDM needs to be re-imagined. Current MDM solutions typically store their data in an Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) which makes it hard to see relationships within the data and leverage those insights in real time for competitive advantage. The new…