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NoSQL Databases: The Crucial Points to Know

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by Angela Guess Rahim Yaseen of Couchbase recently wrote an article for InfoWorld regarding the key architectural matters involved in NoSQL databases. He writes, “Today, we’re at an inflection point where organizations are looking for ways to manage, store, and capitalize on a ballooning influx of data. With ultralarge data sets, organizations must determine the solution…

Data Governance v. Data Quality

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by Angela Guess Nigel Turner of Smart Data Collective recently wrote, ” ‘Are the terms Data Governance & Data Quality synonymous or synergistic?’ and ‘Does this matter?’ were two of several questions explored in a recent ‘Hashtag’ or ‘Tweet Chat’ which I moderated on behalf of Trillium Software… First, there was consensus that data governance and data…

NoSQL & Graph Databases

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by Angela Guess Philip Howard has written an article for IT Analysis regarding graph databases and NoSQL databases. He explains, “Strictly speaking, a graph database is a NoSQL database but this is a case where strictly speaking is not very useful. There are two things that tend to typify NoSQL databases in people’s minds: the…

Data Governance v. Big Data Governance

by Angela Guess April Reeve has taken a look at what separates Big Data Governance from standard data governance practices. She writes, “In most ways, Data Governance of Big Data is not different from normal Data Governance. The benefits are the same. The reasons for doing it are the same. And, mostly, what needs to…

MDM v. Data Governance

by Angela Guess In a recent article Lawrence Dubov explained the differences and similarities between master data management and data governance. Dubov writes, “Both MDM and data governance developed from similar needs. Specifically, enterprise demands to establish better control over continuously growing volumes of enterprise data (especially core enterprise data also known as master data)…

What’s the Difference Between DG and MDM?

by Angela Guess A recent article takes a look at the practices of data governance and master data management and clears up some misunderstandings about the two. It begins, “The gray area between DG and MDM is real and (artificially) exists due to a lack of definition, maturity, or understanding within an organization. Considering that…

How NoSQL is Setting Itself Apart

by Angela Guess A recent article discusses the aspects of NoSQL solutions that are causing them to stand apart from the crowd. The article states, “Everywhere you look, there are new NoSQL databases — or ‘data stores,’ if you’re one of those who feel that the word ‘database’ can only be used by proper relational…