Unstructured Data News, Articles, & Education

Slides: RWDG Governing Unstructured Data

Real World Data Governance Governing Unstructured Data View more presentations from DATAVERSITY To view the recording of this presentation, click HERE. About the Presentation A growing percentage of the “data” managed by organizations can be considered “unstructured data” or data that does not reside in a traditional data base, file or system.  A recent survey…

RWDG Webinar: Governing Unstructured Data

Real World Data Governance Governing Unstructured Data View more videos from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides of this presentation, click HERE. About the Presentation A growing percentage of the “data” managed by organizations can be considered “unstructured data” or data that does not reside in a traditional data base, file or system.  A recent…

Big Data and Data Science: Love at First Byte

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by Charles Roe The two terms listed in the title of this article are relative newcomers on the Data Management (DM) scene and across the tech world. For a greenhorn, Big Data has taken over the landscape in rather prodigious speed; do a search on Big Data and inevitably after Wikipedia’s first result, there are…

Apache Sets Focus on Sqoop

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by Angela Guess Darryl Taft reports that “The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) announced that its Apache Sqoop big data tool has graduated from the Apache Incubator to become a top-level project (TLP). Sqoop is designed to efficiently transfer bulk data between Apache Hadoop and structured data stores such as relational databases. Apache Sqoop allows the import of data from external data…

New US Research Initiative Aimed at Big Data

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by Angela Guess Steve Lohr of the NY Times reports, “The federal government is beginning a major research initiative in big data computing. The effort, which will be announced on Thursday, involves several government agencies and departments, and commitments for the programs total $200 million. Administration officials compare the initiative to past government research support…

The Fusion Project Aims to Bring Big Data Together

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by Angela Guess Applied Data Labs has launched a new project, the Fusion Project, with the aim of fusing public data into one massive data set. The release states, “The Fusion Project is making the promises of big data a reality and is possible only because of the explosion of available data. Back in 2010…

Slides: Building a Team for Managing Unstructured Data

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Building a Team for Managing Unstructured Data View more presentations from DATAVERSITY To view the video of this recording, click HERE.   About the Presentation Putting together the right sets of capabilities to transform and manage unstructured data technologies and processes is critical. A true “renaissance team” is needed to successfully address both the art…

Slides: Determining Requirements for Managing Unstructured Data

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Requirements for Managing Unstructured Data View more presentations from DATAVERSITY To view the video of this presentation, click HERE.   About the Presentation Building on the lessons learned in “Getting Started with Unstructured Data” this webinar will help you understand how to define requirements for your unstructured data projects. There are several pain-points which can…

Defining Data

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by Angela Guess Tim Davies has written an article providing definitions and implications of various types of data such as Big Data, raw data, linked data, open data, and more. He writes, “These are just a few different types of data commonly discussed in policy debates. There are many other data-distinctions we could also draw.…

Webinar: Determining Requirements for Managing Unstructured Data

Determining Requirements for Managing Unstructured Data View more videos from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides of this presentation, click HERE.   About the Presentation Building on the lessons learned in “Getting Started with Unstructured Data” this webinar will help you understand how to define requirements for your unstructured data projects. There are several pain-points…