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Big Data: Separating the Facts from the Myths


by Angela Guess Al Nugent of Adaptive Computing recently wrote, “In the time since I co-wrote Big Data for Dummies (Wiley, 2013), there has been an explosion in the interest around big data (and big analytics and big workflow). While the interest, and concomitant marketing, has been exploding, big data implementations have proceeded at a relatively normal…

10 Big Data Facts That May Surprise You

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by Angela Guess Jeff Bertolucci of Information Week recently put together a slideshow of ten facts about Big Data that you may find surprising. Bertolucci writes, “The irony of big data is that despite its potential to enhance the human experience, it’s often difficult to collect, filter, analyze, and interpret to gain those cherished insights. This…

Featured Video: In-Memory Computing Myths and Facts


In-Memory Computing: Myths and Facts from DATAVERSITY by Angela Guess As part of our popular webinar series, Jon Webster of GridGain recently joined us to discuss In-Memory Computing: Myths and Facts. In-Memory Computing is a little understood aspect of the Big Data world, but thankfully Jon was full of answers. Currently, he serves as Vice President…