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It’s no news that unstructured data has been a highly sought after source since its inception, first for determining public topical insights and now for training machine learning algorithms. The critical question to answer is whether you should outsource the collection to overcome business challenges or not? Mike Madarasz explains

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Organizations yearn order and simplicity over chaos and confusion, but the data-driven era we live in challenges these desires on a daily basis. Seemingly every day, massive amounts of transactional and streaming data is being introduced into enterprises. This data must be collected, deciphered, shared, and acted upon. Cloud-native technologies

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The cart before the horse? What are we talking about: You have the perfect scenario in front of you. You or your team just learnt about an exciting way to analyse data, found a new data-source that looks very promising, or were impressed by a new data visualisation tool. Understandably,

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By Dale T. Anderson, Talend Regional Manager, Customer Success Architect & Kent Graziano, Snowflake Senior Technical Evangelist So you want to build a Data Lake?  Ok, sure let’s talk about that.  Perhaps you think a Data Lake will eliminate the need for a Data Warehouse and all your business users will merely

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Our ever-increasing dependence on the Internet to do business, entertain ourselves, communicate with others and shop for supplies has increased our amount of data exponentially. The vast amount of data needed to complete all of our activities requires a growing number of centers to safely store this information. Today, there

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This article is a continuation of my first article, 25 Big Data terms everyone should know. Since it got such an overwhelmingly positive response, I decided to add an extra 50 terms to the list.  Just to give you a quick recap, I covered the following terms in my first

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An innovation that creates a new value network and market, and disrupts an existing market and value network by displacing the leading, highly established alliances, products and firms is known as Disruptive Innovation.  Clayton M. Christensen and his coworkers defined and analyzed this phenomenon in the year 1995. But, every

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The late data visionary Hans Rosling mesmerised the world with his work, contributing to a more informed society. Rosling used global health data to paint a stunning picture of how our world is a better place now than it was in the past, bringing hope through data. Now more than

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Oftentimes while analyzing big data we have a need to make checks on pieces of data like number of items in the dataset, number of unique items, and their occurrence frequency. Hash tables or Hash sets are usually employed for this purpose. But when the dataset becomes so enormous that

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The latest version of MySQL is one of the world’s most popular databases. It is open source, reliable, compatible with all major hosting providers, cost-effective, and easy to manage. Many organizations are leveraging the data security and strong transactional support offered by MySQL to secure online transactions and enhance customer

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