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Mark Lewis is the Senior Director of Marketing at Cloudera. Cloudera offers a unified platform for big data; its enterprise data hub, built on Apache Hadoop. The Enterprise Data Hub allows companies to execute storage, access, management, analysis, security and search all within one framework. We recently caught up with

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Big DataConversations

We met with Professor Eric T. Meyer to discuss how the Oxford Internet Institute is researching Big Data. Professor Meyer is Senior Research Fellow and Director of Graduate Studies at the Oxford Internet Institute, where he has been on the faculty since 2007. His research focuses on the transition from

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ConversationsData Science

We met with Adam Drake to hear his thoughts on Data Science and the qualities a Data Scientist should have. Adam is currently the Chief Data Scientist and Director of Engineering for Zanox, Europe’s largest affiliate network. He has been in technology roles for over 17 years in a variety

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Datastax, the leading enterprise Cassandra provider, recently unveiled Datastax Enterprise 4.5. DSE 4.5 is focused around making it easier than ever to develop and deploy, as well as increased performance capabilities, supported by integration with Apache Spark and partnership with Databricks. Dataconomy recently spoke to Robin Schumacher, Datastax’s VP of

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ConversationsFinance

We met with Toby Rush, the CEO of Eyeverify, at the Finovate conference in San Jose. Toby is a 13 year mobile and wireless veteran. As founder and CEO of two mobile ventures, his deep expertise in imaging, sensors and mobility gives him early insight into the trends and technologies impacting

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What You Don't Know About Apache Lucene
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According to his LinkedIn profile, Robert Muir is Mongolia-based Ghostbuster for Elasticsearch. Any activities involving the elimination of supernatural entities aside, what we do know is that his work at Elasticsearch involves implementing and improving the reliability of Apache Lucene. He’s also an Apache Lucene committer; Lucene is a high-performance,

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ConversationsRetail & Consumer

Bol.com is an online retail portal based out of the Netherlands. They sell over 8 million products, stocking everything from entertainment to electronics, from books to jewellery. Recommending the perfect product from this vast range can be like finding a needle in a haystack; we caught up with Barrie Kersbergen,

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Jonathan Ellis is the Project Chair of Apache Cassandra and one of the co-founders of Datastax, the leading enterprise Cassandra solution. Cassandra is a NoSQL database system centred around performance and scalability; as well as contributing to the development of Cassandra, Datastax provide additional features such as analytics, security and

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BI & AnalyticsConversations

We spoke with Brian Gentile, the CEO of Jaspersoft, ahead of the new release of TIBCO Jaspersoft’s 5.6 Platform. Version 5.6 of the Jaspersoft BI platform is designed to help more business users become capably analytic, with advances in key areas such as Big Data connectivity, platform performance, analytics and reporting.

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BI & AnalyticsConversations

We spoke with the VP of Product Strategy at Birst, Southard Jones, ahead of the announcement of Birst’s support for SAP HANA. Birst provides an enterprise-calibre Business Intelligence platform based on the cloud. Its approach is designed to be less costly and more agile than Legacy BI and more powerful

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