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Travel Co. Amadeus Turns to Couchbase for New Platform

By   /  December 3, 2013  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, NoSQL News, NoSQL News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Doug Henschen of Information Week reports, “Think of the tens of millions of travelers frantically searching, pricing, and booking flights, rental cars, and hotel rooms in the run-up to this week’s Thanksgiving Day holiday. Now think of the scale of the IT required behind the scenes to make it all happen online. Amadeus, […]

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BREAKING: Semantic Technology & Business Conference Europe Changes Dates

By   /  July 19, 2013  /  Conference and Webinar Communities, Data Conference Communities - Learn, Share, Review, Data Education, Smart Data Conference Community, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Almost as soon as we announced the dates for our New York and European Semantic Technology & Business Conferences, we began hearing from members of the community that they would prefer to have more space between the two events. We heard you and we have taken action! We are moving the Semantic Technology & Business […]

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CFP EXTENDED for both European and NYC Semantic Technology & Business Conferences

By   /  July 17, 2013  /  Conference and Webinar Communities, Data Conference Communities - Learn, Share, Review, Data Education, Smart Data Conference Community, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

This fall, we will offer two events in the popular Semantic Technology & Business Conference series (#SemTechBiz). Eric Franzon, Conference Chair, says, “We have received many excellent proposals for both the European  (Berlin, 18-19 September) and the New York (October 1-3) events. Perhaps due to Summer holidays, we have also received more requests than usual […]

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Big Data Means More Than Volume

By   /  May 10, 2013  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

[NOTE: This guest post is by Peter Haase, Lead Architect for Research and Development, fluid Operations.] Industry engineers waste a significant amount of time searching for data that they require for their core tasks. When informed about potential problems, diagnosis engineers at Siemens Energy Services, an integrated business unit which runs service centers for power […]

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NoSQL Steps Things Up in Europe

By   /  March 28, 2013  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, NoSQL News, Articles, & Education  /  1 Comment

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by Angela Guess Brian McKenna of Computer Weekly reports, “NoSQL suppliers DataStax, CouchBase and 10Gen all smell blood as they land and expand on European territory. All seem to sense a weakening of the relational model, with its neat rows and columns. DataStax, whose business is based on a distribution of open source NoSQL columnar database Cassandra, has opened its EMEA […]

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EU Turns to Amazon for Advice on Single Cloud Services Market

By   /  November 21, 2012  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess David Meyer of ZDnet reports, “Top EU officials will meet with companies such as Amazon and Telefonica on Monday to discuss ways to set up a single European market for cloud services. The steering board meeting will be the first for the new European Cloud Partnership, which looks to take advantage of the […]

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Semantic Tech Development: The European Edge

By   /  October 4, 2012  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

A blogger from the IKS Project recently wrote a response to our own Jennifer Zaino’s article, “On What Shores Will Semantic Tech Be Better Commercialized?”

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Report from SemTechBiz UK

By   /  September 27, 2011  /  Conference and Webinar Communities, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Conference Communities - Learn, Share, Review, Data Education, Smart Data Conference Community, Smart Data Conferences, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

The first Semantic Technology and Business Conference in the United Kingdom (#semtechbiz) wrapped up in London this week, and there are some themes that emerged from the presentations and networking conversations. We heard a lot about the benefits of using Semantic Technology solutions. There were strong case studies and experiences shared, and we will be […]

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SRDA Seeks Social Responsibility in Big Data

By   /  July 20, 2011  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess A recent article states, “Europe is ‘entering the era of big data’, and as such important regulatory issues demand attention. But in a fast-moving technological environment, action is needed fast, with regulators and politicians being able to anticipate new trends and react accordingly. The Centre for Social Responsibility in the Digital Age […]

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Open Data Challenge a Great Success

By   /  July 12, 2011  /  Conference and Webinar Communities, Data Conference Communities - Learn, Share, Review, Data Education, Smart Data Conference Community, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

GovLoop recently reported the results of the Open Data Challenge 2011 and commented on the importance of such events.

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