White Papers

A Brief Introduction: MongoDB

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This White Paper is Sponsored by:   About this White Paper Big data, agile development, and cloud computing are driving new requirements for database management systems. These requirements are in turn driving the next phase of growth in the database industry, mirroring the evolution of the OLAP industry. This document describes this evolution, the new…

ASG Checkers to Chess

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This white paper is sponsored by:   ASG Checkers to Chess View more documents from DATAVERSITY   About this White Paper In Checkers to Chess, Ian Rowlands recognizes that organizations must realize that it is time to step up their Information Management game.  Organizations think they are playing the game of Chess with their information…

Why NoSQL? A primer on Managing the Transition from RDBMS to NoSQL

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This White Paper is Sponsored by:   About this White Paper The relational data model relies on rigid adherence to a database schema, normalization of data and joins to store data and perform complex queries. But changes in application, user and infrastructure characteristics have led application developers and architects to seek alternative distributed document database…

Big Data: Beyond the Hype

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Big Data: Beyond the Hype – Why Big Data Matters to You View more documents from DATAVERSITY   About DataStax DataStax is the developer of DataStax Enterprise, a distributed, scalable, and highly available database platform built on Apache Cassandra that delivers optimal performance either on premise or in the cloud for modern enterprise applications that…

Best Practices in the Use of Columnar Databases

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Best Practices in the Use of Columnar Databases View more documents from Dataversity. William McKnight functions as Strategist, Lead Enterprise Information Architect, and Program Manager for complex, high-volume full life-cycle implementations worldwide utilizing the disciplines of data warehousing, master data management, business intelligence, data quality and operational business intelligence. Many of his clients have gone…

WHITE PAPER: Putting Semantics to Work in Financial Services

SemanticWeb.com, in association with Recognos Financial and Expert System, is pleased to provide this white paper (PDF, opens in new window) as a free resource.  The white paper serves as an introduction to the use of Semantic Technology in the financial services industry, but the techniques and technologies referred to here can also be applied to other enterprises.…