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Webinar: Intro to NoSQL and MongoDB

Intro to NoSQL and MongoDB from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE. This webinar was sponsored by: About the Presentation The database landscape is evolving as new, scalable data stores emerge. Key value stores, large columnar stores, and document-oriented databases offer a compelling alternative to the traditional relational database. By…

From Control to No Control: A Change in the Leadership Paradigm

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by Morten Middelfart Every day we see more and more Twitter feeds, Internet blogs and technical white papers regarding Big Data and the vast ocean of information surrounding organizations each day. To successfully navigate this big ocean of Big Data, I propose that organizations analyze and make decisions based on both the controlled data that…

The New Wave of Data as a Service

by Paul Williams The continued growth of Cloud Computing has led to a host of IT-related service offerings derived and consumed at a cloud level. Platform as a Service (PaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS) are some of the most popular products – and acronyms – emerging out of…

SSD vs. HDD – The Missing Considerations

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by Dave Logue Recently there has been a lot written about Solid State Drives (SSDs) and their role in enterprise storage.  These articles include several comparisons of solid state drives and mechanical drives in RAID arrays for enterprise applications. While most of these articles address several very key areas of comparison (cost, performance, capacity, power,…

Webinar: Big Challenges in Data Modeling – NoSQL

Big Challenges in Data Modeling: NoSQL from DATAVERSITY   Topic Focus for this session: NoSQL About the Presentation We invite you to join us in this monthly DATAVERSITY webinar series, “Big Challenges with Data Modeling” hosted by Graeme Simsion. Join Graeme and two or more expert panelists each month to discuss their experiences in breaking…

RWDG Webinar: Master Data Management & Data Governance

Real-World Data Governance: Master Data Management & Data Governance from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides from this recording, click HERE. About the Presentation There are many tools on the market that enable organizations to address their MDM and DG concerns.  The challenge facing many organizations is to bring these two disciplines and the tools…

Is There Such a Thing As Predictive Analytics?

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by John Biderman Past performance is no guarantee of future results. – ubiquitous investment disclaimer Never make predictions, especially about the future.– Casey Stengel You can file this under “semantic nit-picking.” Or maybe not.  The phrases “predictive analytics” and “predictive models” get thrown around a lot these days, especially in the context of what we…

Size Doesn’t Matter. Or Does It? A Rant on Big Data Terms

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By Karen Lopez @datachick Last week at Enterprise Data World, I gave a lightning talk (a strictly-enforced time-limited five minute presentation).  Since I can barely manage to fit meaningful presentations in one hour given how much I talk, I decided to go for a rant.  That may not come as a surprise to you.  If…