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The rapid growth of the Big Data ecosystem has pushed the frontiers of technology, and our expectations, further than ever thought possible.

Data ScienceTechnology & IT

Most analytics products today are designed either for the individual or for the enterprise—and each requires a major compromise. On one hand, if you choose an individualized product so businesspeople can create their own reports, the tool probably can’t scale to provide widespread sharing, consistency, or collaboration on those reports,

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Whenever you ask a successful company why they wrote their own large distributed system, or put a lot of work into gluing multiple systems together, the reason almost always boils down to something like, “Well, XYZ did nearly everything we needed, except…”. There are a couple of stellar write-ups from

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Datapipe, a provider of managed hybrid IT solutions for the enterprise, today announced it has acquired AWS assessment, automation, and migration company DualSpark. DualSpark’s AWS consulting services simplify the experience of moving apps and critical infrastructure to the AWS cloud. “DualSpark has extensive cloud-native experience helping enterprises modernize and refactor applications

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The concept of data ingestion has existed for quite some time, but remains a challenge for many enterprises trying to get necessary data in and out of various dependent systems. The challenge becomes even more unique when looking to ingest data in and out of Hadoop. Hadoop ingestion requires processing

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Emerging technological breakthroughs enter our consciousness promising a bright future, but more often than not they follow Gartner’s well plotted hype cycle – from the peak of inflated expectation through the trough of disillusionment, before mainstream adoption materialises. Some technologies, however, take on a new meaning after a prolonged maturity

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Enterprise Hadoop provider Hortonworks announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Onyara, the creator of and key contributor to Apache NiFi, a top-level open source project. The acquisition aims to provide customers automated and secure data flow technology. As a result of the acquisition, Hortonworks is introducing Hortonworks DataFlow powered by

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Win a full license for Tableau software in their visualization challenge! Tableau did not come from modest beginnings. It was the result of three well-prepared Stanford men. It all began when founder Chris Stolte was working on his PhD. With his background in database programming, he saw there were major

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With SQL now invading the NoSQL camp, (see here), how should an organization choose between a traditional SQL database, a NoSQL data store, or NewSQL database? 2015 Turing Award winner Mike Stonebraker said it best: “one size does not fit all”. The idea that a single database product can satisfy

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Data ScienceInterviewsTechnology & IT

Jeroen is a Senior Data Scientist with a consultancy in the Netherlands called TriFinance and he will soon be joining the Booking.com team as a Data Scientist. He remarks on his analytics consultancy experience here which was formed both at IBM and TriFinance. Follow Peadar’s series of interviews with data

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The Accenture Technology Vision Report of 2014 predicted Big to be the Next Big Thing and sure enough their predictions were spot-on. With yet another concurrent year of staggering growth in Big Data, it’s safe to say, the myth that Big Data is just a Big Hype can be put

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