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Toshiba’s Innovative GridDB NoSQL Database Affords Unlimited IoT Possibilities

By   /  April 25, 2017  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Database News, Database News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess A new press release states, “With billions of connected devices expected to come online by 2020, Toshiba’s Industrial Solutions and Services Division (SSD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today announced the launch of GridDB Standard Edition (SE). GridDB SE is a NoSQL Database purpose-built for mastering the opportunities of […]

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Four Smart Investment Ways to Get Started with Blockchain

By   /  April 24, 2017  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Andrew Sohn. There is no shortage of buzz about Blockchain – for good reason. But there’s less talk about how to make it work for you now. The answers lie in this working definition: Blockchain implements a database that can be used by multiple entities while ensuring real-time data visibility, immutability, privacy, […]

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Four Ways to Kill a Data Warehouse

By   /  April 17, 2017  /  Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Architecture Blogs, Data Architecture News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  No Comments

Click here to learn more about author Sakthi Rangarajan. In the recent months, I saw a few Data Warehouse efforts getting disrupted, stalled or stopped altogether. In one scenario, the effort was stopped in a few months and in another case, the project was paused after the Data Warehouse has been live for more than a […]

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GraphDB 8.1 Makes Knowledge Discovery Faster and Richer

By   /  April 12, 2017  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Database News, Database News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess According to a new press release, “Ontotext is proud to release the latest 8.1 version of its signature semantic graph database, GraphDB, which makes knowledge discovery faster and richer than before.   GraphDB is the preferred semantic graph database for unleashing the power of knowledge, chosen by innovation-driven enterprises such as BabylonHealth, media […]

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MapR Releases New Ecosystem Pack with Optimized Security for Apache Spark

By   /  April 11, 2017  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Database News, Database News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess A new press release reports, “MapR Technologies, Inc., the provider of the Converged Data Platform that converges the essential data management and application processing technologies on a single, horizontally scalable platform, today announced its next major release of the MapR Ecosystem Pack (MEP) program. MEP is a broad set of open source […]

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Forecasting for prophet in R

By   /  April 5, 2017  /  BI / Data Science Blogs, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education  /  1 Comment

Click to learn more about author Steve Miller. I ran across an R forecasting package recently, prophet, I hadn’t seen before. This isn’t surprising given the flood of new libraries now emerging in the R ecosystem. Developed by two Facebook Data Scientists, what struck me most about prophet was the alignment of its sweet spot […]

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Surrogate Keys: Paving the Way for Graph / NoSQL Data Models

By   /  April 3, 2017  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Modeling Blogs, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about video blogger Thomas Frisendal. Since the mid-seventies many SQL-databases have been modeled using the concept of surrogate keys: Non-information bearing primary keys Used for join purposes (inter-table relationships) System generated (integer) values Not to be shown to end-users The advantage of using surrogate keys is guaranteed persistence, even across changes in […]

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Weaving Your Own Big Data Fabric

By   /  March 27, 2017  /  Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Ravi Shankar. With Big Data, anyone with a modest budget can store, manage, and process vast amounts of data. The problem is, many companies are storing data from different systems in different formats, creating Big Data silos that results in large datasets that need to be integrated manually. Aside from […]

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A Brief History of Database Management

By   /  March 23, 2017  /  Big Data Articles, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Database Articles, Database News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  1 Comment

A Database Management System allows a person to organize, store, and retrieve data from a computer. It is a way of communicating with a computer’s “stored memory.” In the very early years of computers, “punch cards” were used for input, output, and data storage. Punch cards offered a fast way to enter data, and to […]

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The Virtual Operational Data Store Demystified

By   /  March 21, 2017  /  Data Architecture Articles, Data Architecture News, Articles, & Education, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Database Articles, Database News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Articles  /  No Comments

The Virtual Operational Data Store (VODS) can be appreciated by anyone who needs to get somewhere on time. For example, a commuter benefits from an intelligent application like Waze, to find out where traffic is backed up (say from a major accident) and to suggest alternate routes. Drivers benefit when intelligent transportations coordinate traffic lights […]

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