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Big Data and Data Science: Love at First Byte

by Charles Roe The two terms listed in the title of this article are relative newcomers on the Data Management (DM) scene and across the tech world. For a greenhorn, Big Data has taken over the landscape in rather prodigious speed; do a search on Big Data and inevitably after Wikipedia’s first result, there are…

So you want to be a Data Scientist?

by Charles Roe Do you ever wonder what Facebook does with all those likes that people give and receive? Or how Netflix figures out exactly what movies to recommend to you? Or how Google can infer exactly what you are trying to search for as soon as you begin typing something into the search box?…

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…

DataEd Webinar: Practical Data Modeling

#DataEd Data-Ed Online: A Practical Approach to Data Modeling View more videos from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides of this presentation, click HERE. About the Presentation This presentation provides you with an understanding of the data modeling and data development components of data management.  Participants will understand how the analysis, design, implementation, deployment, and…

Meeting Smart Grid’s Big Data Demands with JPA

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by Robert Greene Because of the wealth of information presented by Big Data, businesses are asking more difficult questions of their data instead of searching for simple answers in tables that are found in traditional relational databases (RDBs). When presented with the amount of scale and complexity found in Big Data, RDBs often simply fall…

BI/Analytics on NoSQL: Review of Architectures Part 1

by Charles Roe The NoSQL debate, or maybe more appropriately the “NoREL” debate, is not something new to the data management (DM) industry. It has certainly become a driving force over the past few years with the exponential growth and needs of big data, though within the inner sanctums of the field it has been…