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Give Thanks for Data!

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by Angela Guess From all of us here at DATAVERSITY, happy Thanksgiving! We realize that many of our readers don’t reside in the US, but we hope that all of you, regardless of where this day finds you, take a moment to reflect on the things you’re thankful for. The team at DATAVERSITY is taking…

Do You Need to Go Back to School to Keep Up With Big Data?

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by Angela Guess Ben Rossi of Information Age recently wrote, “The struggle to keep up with advances in big data, among other increasingly relevant technologies, has left many professionals seeking new resources to maintain an edge. This ‘back to school’ trend can be seen at all levels, from junior IT employees to CIOs, but nowhere…

5 Data Architecture Mistakes to Avoid

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by Angela Guess Stephen Lahanas, IT Architect and Vice President of Semantech Inc. recently wrote about the most common problems and mistakes surrounding Data Architecture. He writes, “While there are no concrete rules or really even standard practices in relation to some of the following considerations; I have attempted to clarify where standard practice is…

NoSQL Is a Key Ingredient to Better Business Practices

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by Angela Guess David Maitland of Beta News recently opined, “Clearly, it’s not possible for every piece of hardware or software introduced within a business to have a revolutionary, transformative impact. However, perhaps it’s worth considering whether or not you are at least maximizing the impact of the tools you have at your disposal and…

Glassbeam Unveils Machine Learning and Real Time Analytics Capabilities

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Glassbeam, Inc., the machine data analytics company, today announced a new version of Glassbeam SCALAR tightly integrated with Apache Spark, enhancing its cutting-edge Internet of Things (IoT) analytics platform with new capabilities around advanced machine learning and real-time analytics. These features strengthen Glassbeam offerings…

The Three NoSQL Databases to Watch

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by Angela Guess Matt Asay recently wrote for Info World, “Hadoop gets much of the big data credit, but the reality is that NoSQL databases are far more broadly deployed — and far more broadly developed. In fact, while shopping for a Hadoop vendor is relatively straightforward, picking a NoSQL database is anything but. There…

IBM Scales DevOps for Large Enterprises with New Hybrid Cloud Solutions

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports that IBM has announced “new, cloud-based DevOps services, software and infrastructure designed to help large organizations develop and deliver quality software faster. By tapping into the collaborative power of IBM’s Cloud portfolio and deep business transformation experience, enterprises can speed the delivery of software…

How to Manage Big Data Pipeline Problems

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by Angela Guess Mary Shacklett of Tech Republic recently wrote, “Organizations that elect to develop their own big data analytics are fast discovering what they learn on every other IT project: vendors’ inability to agree on standards in a timely manner can obstruct integration and delay the smooth throughput of data through big data pipelines.…