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Hadoop: An Inside Look

By   /  September 26, 2012  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  1 Comment

by Angela Guess Dave Einstein of Forbes recently took a hard look at “how Hadoop makes short work of Big Data.” He writes, “Hadoop was named after a toy elephant, sounds like a Dr. Seuss character, and it’s the hottest thing in big-data technology. It’s a software framework that makes short work of a tall […]

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RDF: The Basics

By   /  April 16, 2012  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

A new article by Ric Roberts offers an introductory-level explanation of RDF for newcomers to the Semantic Technology space.

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Drs. Wood & Seuss Explain RDF in Two Minutes

By   /  December 15, 2011  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

“How would you explain RDF to my grandmother?  I still don’t get it…” a student recently asked of David Wood, CTO of 3Roundstones. Wood was speaking to a class called “Linked Data Ventures” and was made up of students from the MIT Computer Science Department and the Sloan School of Business. He responded by creating […]

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Introduction to: SPARQL

By   /  September 1, 2011  /  Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

SPARQL is the standardized query language for RDF, the same way SQL is the standardized query language for relational databases. If this is the first time you look at SPARQL, but you’re familiar with SQL, you will see some similarities because it shares several keywords such as SELECT, WHERE, etc. It also has new keywords that you have never seen if […]

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The NoSQL Tapes

By   /  August 30, 2011  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Database News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess A recent article discusses a great resource for businesses and individuals interested in NoSQL technology: “The NoSQL movement had hit its stride. But for those of us on the outside, the conversations about Cassandra, HBase, Hive and MongoDB are hard to parse, maybe even unintelligible. But if you really want to know, […]

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Under the Hood of MDM Implementation Styles

By   /  August 19, 2011  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess A new article discusses a variety of MDM implementation styles and advises how to choose the right style for your business. The first MDM implementation style is Registry Style: “In this implementation style, a central MDM Hub is created as a registry that provides the master entities by pointing to the various […]

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New Book: Applied Semantic Web Technologies

By   /  August 17, 2011  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

CRC Press has announced the publication of a new book on the semantic web entitled Applied Semantic Web Technologies.

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Video: Intro to Semantic Web for the Publishing Industry

By   /  August 4, 2011  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Publishing Technology has released a new video that provides an introduction to the semantic web and explains why it is important to the publishing industry.

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Understanding NoSQL from the Business POV

By   /  July 25, 2011  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Database News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Patricio Robles recently wrote an article on NoSQL from a business perspective. He begins, “The relational database may not be dead, but there are legitimate debates about NoSQL alternatives to popular RDBMSes like MySQL, MS SQL Server and Oracle. For most companies, however, such debates may seem too technical and abstract to […]

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Learning About Linked Enterprise Data

By   /  May 30, 2011  /  Data Daily | Data News  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess A recent article discusses the relatively new concept of linked enterprise data or LED. The writer begins, “I first heard about LED a few years ago.  It’s continued to grab my interest because of its connection to semantic web technology: a linked data enterprise is one in which semantic web technology is […]

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