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The Data Warehouse Isn’t Dead — It’s Healthier Than Ever

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by Angela Guess James Kobielus recently wrote for InfoWorld, “When a topic is complex, people tend to indulge in sloppy analysis, inadvertently conflating concepts and making apples-to-oranges comparisons. A glaring example of such muddled thinking is the absurd meme that the data warehouse is ‘dead.’ This line of argument tends to confuse several distinct conceptions…

Snowflake Computing Survey Reveals Growing Investment in Data Warehousing

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Snowflake Computing, the cloud data warehousing company, announced today the results of an independent, national survey of more than 315 technology and analytics professionals with responsibility for corporate data initiatives. Conducted by Dimensional Research, the goal of the research was to understand the state…

MapR Earns Highest Score in Hadoop / Data Warehouse Interoperability Report

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced that its SQL-on-Hadoop solution earned the highest score for Hadoop / data warehouse interoperability in Gigaom Research’s latest Sector Roadmap. MapR was among six vendors featured in Gigaom Research’s January…

Groupon Expands Teradata System to Accommodate Rapid Business Growth

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Teradata Corp., the analytic data platforms, marketing applications and services company, announced today that Groupon, a global leader of local commerce known for its website featuring discount coupons usable at local or national companies, has expanded its Teradata Data Appliance-based Data Warehouse to accommodate…

Semantic Technology May Help NIH In Its HealthCare Advancement Mission

by Jennifer Zaino Octo Consulting, a technology solutions and management services company for both the intelligence and healthcare sectors, recently published an infographic exploring the intersection among the Semantic Web, Linked Data and Health IT as it relates to accessing and interacting with data from an array of sources in the healthcare chain. “Our point…

Part II: At SemTechBiz, Enterprise IT Can Explore Reasons To Go Semantic

We continue our discussion from yesterday of what enterprise IT will learn to love about semantic technologies at the upcoming SemTechBiz conference (the story began here): Another Score For Data Agility Looked at from the data warehouse point of view by Thomas Kelly, Practice Director, Enterprise Information Management, for Cognizant Technology Solutions, semantic technology makes…

Search And Next-Gen Big Data Apps

Search is a fundamental, a system building block, and something that should be a critical part of enterprise architectures. That’s what Grant Ingersoll, co-founder and CTO at search, discovery and analytics vendor LucidWorks – which leverages the Apache Lucene/Solr open source search project – told an audience at last week’s GigaOM Structure Data event. The…

Pharma Becoming Ever-Bigger Fan of Semantic Technology

At the Semantic Technology and Business Conference in New York City last week, attendees got to hear a lot about how semantic technology is influencing various sectors, such as government (see our stories here and here) and media (see this article and this one). Another prominent one on display: pharmaceuticals. Pharma, for example, was the…