Education Resources For Use & Management of Data

Analytics: Where Business and IT Peaceably Meet

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by Jelani Harper The traditional differences between IT and business representatives are so manifold and eminent that it may be easy to forget they’re working for the same organization. In addition to inherent personality stereotypes (in which the former is supposedly introverted, the latter extroverted), conventional complaints revolve around the fact that IT takes too…

NoSQL Now! Webinar: NoSQL Architecture Patterns

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NoSQL Now! NoSQL Architecture Patterns from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides from this webinar, click HERE.   About the Webinar The NoSQL movement has introduced four new database architectural patterns that complement, but not replace, traditional relational and analytical databases.  This presentation will introduce these four patterns and discuss their relative strengths and weaknesses…

NoSQL Now! Slides: NoSQL Architecture Patterns

NoSQL Now! NoSQL Architecture Patterns from DATAVERSITY  To view the recording of this presentation, click HERE.   About the Webinar The NoSQL movement has introduced four new database architectural patterns that complement, but not replace, traditional relational and analytical databases.  This presentation will introduce these four patterns and discuss their relative strengths and weaknesses for…

Implications for Big Data Governance

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by Jelani Harper In theory, the governance of Big Data is not much different from that of conventional data. There are greater quantities of the former that are ingested more rapidly, which require the dedication of more effort and resources for effective governance. But the principle goals of governance remain unchanged: to give a formal…

A Semantics Approach to Information Management

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by Jelani Harper Semantics technologies have emerged as one of the most influential means of Data Management. A March report from Gartner identified semantics technologies as one of the top trends impacting information infrastructure in 2013. There is a utilitarian aspect of Semantics technologies that can bring value to virtually any organization, regardless of its…

Big Data as a Service: Is the World Ready?

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by Ezekiel James It’s not a huge revelation that the world of Cloud computing is rapidly evolving and taking on a wide range of shapes these days.  The as-a-service nomenclature is expanding beyond Cloud-based platforms, infrastructures, and software solutions. It now includes a variety of Web and Data Management technologies that are almost becoming too…