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Three Ways HTAP Boosts the Bottom Line

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by Eric Frenkiel Speeding up databases and business infrastructure only adds value to a business’s bottom line when that speed opens up new channels of revenue or delivers new savings. Often it’s real-time analytics that makes the difference because it enables companies to extract value from data before it reaches some time threshold. Unfortunately, many…

Sponsor Spotlight: Oracle and Robert Greene on NoSQL

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by Charles Roe In an effort to leverage the knowledge of several of the top minds in the Data Management industry, DATAVERSITY™ has been conducting a series of interviews on some of the most relevant topics in the field today. Recently, we interviewed Robert Greene of Oracle Corporation. Oracle is one of the largest IT…

Speaker Spotlight: Joey D’Antoni on Hadoop

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by Charles Roe DATAVERSITY™ recently interviewed Joey D’Antoni, a Solutions Architect at Solutions Anexinet. Joey will be giving two sessions at the NoSQL Now! Conference in San Jose, CA from August 19-21, 2014. The first session is a tutorial titled “Architecting for Columnar Data Stores“ and will be co-presented with Karen Lopez, the Senior Project…

Characteristics of a Great Enterprise Data Modeler, Part I

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by Karen Lopez Have you been searching for an enterprise data modeler for your team? How’s that going? About as well as the Canadian Men’s Soccer Team’s chances in the World Cup? I thought so. I’m hearing from many organizations that they are having a tough time finding experienced, enterprise class data modelers. I have some…

Speaker Spotlight: Bob DuCharme on the Semantic Web

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by Charles Roe DATAVERSITY™ recently interviewed Bob DuCharme, the Director of Digital Media Solutions at TopQuadrant. Bob will be giving a session at the NoSQL Now! Conference in San Jose, CA from August 19-21, 2014. The session is titled “Semantic Web Standards and the Variety “V” of Big Data.” The Speaker Spotlight Column (and its…

Sponsor Spotlight: Tokutek and Dave Rosenlund on Big Data

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by Charles Roe In an effort to leverage the knowledge of several of the top minds in the Data Management industry, DATAVERSITY™ has been conducting a series of interviews on some of the most relevant topics in the field today. Recently, we interviewed Dave Rosenlund of Tokutek, the creators of Fractal Tree™ indexing and TokuMX,…

Speaker Spotlight: Karen Lopez on Columnar Data Stores

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by Charles Roe DATAVERSITY™ recently interviewed Karen Lopez, the Senior Project Manager and Architect at InfoAdvisors. Karen will be giving two sessions at the NoSQL Now! Conference in San Jose, CA from August 19-21, 2014. Her first session is titled “Architecting for Columnar Data Stores,” and will be co-presented with Joey D’Antoni, a Solutions Architect…

Data Governance and the Little League Coach

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by Janine Joseph I believe you can find Data Governance everywhere you look. It’s not just about how we run our business at work; it’s also about how we run our lives outside of work. It’s not called Data Governance at home, but it surrounds us every day. The latest example of this for me…

August 2014 DATAVERSITY Letter from the Editor

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I receive many press releases each day containing various pieces of news companies and PR firms would like DATAVERSITY to cover. Sometimes I send them to be covered in our Data Daily News section. Sometimes I take up offers of interviewing people within the companies to dive deeper into the topic, then connect the interviewee…

DGIQ14: What You Missed If You Didn’t Visit the Exhibition Hall

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by Barbara K. Turner Last month I attended the Data Governance and Information Quality Conference. The conference is known to be the world’s largest event dedicated entirely to data governance and information quality.  In addition to an agenda filled with six tracks of conference sessions and tutorial, the conference hosted a technology forum. There was…