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Powerful Facts about Big Data

Gil

by Gil Allouche Maybe your company is considering implementing some sort of big data strategy for the first time. Or, maybe you already have implemented a big data strategy, but you’re not sure if it was the right decision. Maybe you’ve just heard about big data and want to understand a little more about this…

Use Cases are Overblown

Michael Blaha

by Michael Blaha A use case is a piece of functionality that an app can perform. Each app has many use cases and the use cases taken collectively specify the app’s functionality. For an example, consider an app for tracking library loan records. Some use cases are: borrow books, borrow magazines, return books, return magazines,…

Semantic SOA makes Sense!

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by Dave Duggal While it’s no longer trendy to talk about Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) due to limited initial results, it is implicitly the architectural-style of our age. Our applications and processes increasingly depend on distributed and diverse systems, databases, and devices. Modern Enterprise, Cloud, Web, Mobile and Internet-of-Things app development all take advantage of…

Speaker Spotlight: Andreas Kollegger on Graph Databases

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by Charles Roe DATAVERSITY™ recently interviewed Andreas Kollegger, Chief Product Designer at Neo Technology. Andreas will be part of a Panel Discussion at the NoSQL Now! Conference in San Jose, CA from August 19-21, 2014. The session is titled “Evaluating Your Graph Database Options.” The other members of the panel are William McKnight, President of…

Speaker Spotlight: Brian Clark on Graph and Object Databases

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by Charles Roe DATAVERSITY™ recently interviewed Brian Clark, the Vice President of Product Management at Objectivity Inc. Brian will be giving two sessions at the NoSQL Now! Conference in San Jose, CA from August 19-21, 2014. The first session is titled “Understanding the Value of Graph and Object Databases for Business.” The second session is…

The Larger Stakes Behind Big Data Ethics

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by James Kobielus Ethics isn’t just a bunch of guidelines to help us refrain from spying on and stalking each other. But you wouldn’t know that if you’re following popular discussions of so-called “big data ethics.” As far as most commentators on the subject are concerned, the ethical dilemmas surrounding big data can all be…

Speaker Spotlight: Gary Heitman on Big Data

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by Charles Roe DATAVERSITY™ recently interviewed Gary Heitman, the Director of Marketing at Scientel Corp. Gary will be giving a session at the NoSQL Now! Conference in San Jose, CA from August 19-21, 2014. The session is titled “NoSQL on HPC – (SQL Queries/Tables, OLTP transactions): See How Gensonix is the “ALL BIG DATA” Solution.”…