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Redis Loves NoSQL Now! (And the Feeling is Mutual)

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by Angela Guess Itamar Haber of Redis Labs recently shared his excitement about the upcoming NoSQL Now! Conference, complete with a list of the sessions he’s looking forward to most. Haber writes, “Here’s a shocking confession for you: I’m a data-phile. I am fascinated by data and everything that has to do with it… I’m…

SAP’s Take on Data Governance

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by Angela Guess Rose Meadows of Silicon Angle reports, “For some people, data governance is still a little unclear in terms of what it is and how it’s applied to the enterprise. In an interview with Dave Vellante and Jeff Kelly at this year’s MIT CDOIQ Symposium in Cambridge, MA, Tina Rosario, VP of Global…

How Shutterstock Revamped Its Data Management with MemSQL

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by Angela Guess MemSQL has put together a case study on how one of its most prominent customers, Shutterstock, benefited by deploying MemSQL. According to the case study, “Shutterstock deployed MemSQL to be the foundation on which its platform is monitored, using MemSQL for immediate anomaly detection and real-time analysis of more than 20 thousand data…

Merck and Big Data Analytics

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by Angela Guess Doug Henschen of Information Week reports, “Producing pharmaceuticals of any kind is an expensive, highly regulated endeavor, but producing vaccines is particularly challenging. Vaccines often contain attenuated viruses, meaning they’re altered so they give you immunity but not the actual disease, and thus they have to be handled under precise conditions during every…

NoSQL, MySQL, or Both?

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by Angela Guess John Engates, CTO of Rackspace, recently wrote for The Next Web, “Open source data has a split personality. There’s the NoSQL zealot who likes to fire off tirades against the restrictive world of relational databases, then there’s the MySQL devotee who’s a staunch defender of everything structured – with all that data living…

3 Big Data Lessons from the Ford Motor Company

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by Angela Guess Derrick Harris of GigaOM recently wrote, “Big data means many things to the Ford Motor Company, which has ones and zeros piling up everywhere it looks. There’s data coming off the cars, data generated by the machinations of a Fortune 500 company and even the data customers are generating out in the real…

Taking NoSQL “Out of the Box”

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by Angela Guess John L. Myers of Information Management recently wrote, “For all the fun of talking about NoSQL’s flexibility and promise, we should link that promise to some reality – particularly some product reality to ground the ideas of NoSQL with real-world applications. My last blog talked about how graph data structures and analysis are different than…

Case Study Radio, Ep. 1: Business Value of Linked Data

SemanticWeb.com today is launching a new podcast series, “Case Study Radio,” that focuses on stories of applications of Semantic Technologies. Our first episode, sponsored by Zepheira, features a conversation with Dr. Eric Miller. During our 14 minute discussion, we briefly talk about “What is Linked Data,” and then quickly move on to discuss the nature…

Featured Video: A Model Driven Data Governance Framework for MDM

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A Model Driven Data Governance Framework for MDM – A Case Study from Statoil from DATAVERSITY by Angela Guess One of the many highlights from last year’s Enterprise Data World Conference was a case study presented by Christopher M Bradley, Chief Development Officer at IPL and Eldar Bjørge, Leading Advisor – Information Architecture at Statoil.…