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Slides: What, Where, and How of Polyglot Persistence

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on July 29, 2014 What, Where, and How of Polyglot Persistence from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of this webinar, click HERE>> About the Webinar As we started embracing Big Data and NoSQL across a number of projects, it quickly became clear that one technology…

Bringing Clarity to the Topic of Cognitive Computing

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by Jennifer Zaino DATAVERSITY’s™ Cognitive Computing Forum is taking place this August in San Jose, and in advance of the event, the team here also has released the 2014 Cognitive Computing Survey as well as conducted the webinar Understanding The World of Cognitive Computing. Just like the upcoming Forum, with presenters tackling topics ranging from…

How Big Data Can Help Fight Climate Change in LA

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by Angela Guess Kiley Kroh of Think Progress reports, “New maps released Tuesday illustrate the toll climate change and pollution are taking on several communities in Los Angeles, many of the same areas that also hold the greatest potential for clean energy investment. The Los Angeles Solar and Efficiency Report (LASER) is the result of…

Big Data Analytics with R: Register Today!

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by Angela Guess In tandem with the upcoming NoSQL Now! Conference, DATAVERSITY™ is proud to sponsor a thought-provoking workshop on the programming language R. The workshop, Introduction to Big Data Analysis with the R Language, will be led by Brian Sletten, President of Bosatsu Consulting, Inc. In his description of the workshop, Sletten states, “R…

Can Better Tech Save the Veteran Affairs Department?

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by Angela Guess David Pittman of Politico recently wrote, “The Veterans Affairs health crisis might be solved with something as simple as putting the right software in the hands of far-flung doctors. Part of the $17 billion bill to overhaul the troubled health system involves much heavier usage of information technology, so that veterans in…

Big Data, Data, And Governance

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by Ian Rowlands I’m wrestling with what started out as a simple question for me, but which is becoming more complex daily as I talk to people about it. As the Big Data phenomenon has more and more of an influence on the shape and direction of the way Information Technology supports business, what does…