• December 19, 2014 19 Dec'14

    The Time Is Ripe for Self-Service Data Preparation

    Implementing rules for detecting and cleansing incorrect data is almost always done by BI specialists and not by business users themselves. Is that going to change with the introduction of ...

  • December 16, 2014 16 Dec'14

    The Wondrous World of Data

    Since the first day of my career, I have been interested in all aspects of data: data modeling, data storage, database query languages, big data, data virtualization, data warehousing, data ...

  • December 15, 2014 15 Dec'14

    Ignore customer data quality at your peril

    Customer data management is not high on many organizations' lists of priorities -- until it has to be. Customers get the same ads over and over again. They say a company they've done business with for years doesn't know them. Or thinks they're ...

  • December 11, 2014 11 Dec'14

    Talend 5.6 adopts Apache Storm and Spark for real-time BI

    A German company vies with the likes of Amazon by adding Apache Storm and Spark to its portfolio, along with Talend 5.6 data integration.

  • November 26, 2014 26 Nov'14

    Splice Machine goes GA, joins SQL-on-Hadoop database fray

    Startup vendor Splice Machine has put SQL capabilities on top of Hadoop to create a hybrid database that it said can run both transaction processing and analytics applications.

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  • November 24, 2014 24 Nov'14

    New tools target SQL on Hadoop, hybrid data processing, cloud apps

    Data management product announcements by HP, SAP and NuoDB show greater support for SQL on Hadoop analytics, enhanced cloud deployment and mixed processing workloads.

  • November 17, 2014 17 Nov'14

    HR analytics tools, EHR systems lead conference coverage

    In this BizApps Today video report, editors Joe Hebert, David Essex and Don Fluckinger discuss new products and inside stories from recent HR Tech, Workday and CHIME events.

  • November 14, 2014 14 Nov'14

    Startup Cazena talks up big data in the cloud at AWS re:Invent

    Cazena, a stealth-mode startup founded by former Netezza executives, is looking to solve the pain points that many enterprises have with managing and analyzing big data in the cloud.

  • November 05, 2014 05 Nov'14

    Spark framework gets big push from big data vendors

    The Spark processing engine, which targets machine learning and a range of other big data analytics applications, was a big topic at the 2014 Strata + Hadoop World conference in New York.

  • October 24, 2014 24 Oct'14

    Users mix Hadoop, other big data frameworks for processing punch

    Hadoop may get most of the big data glory. But Strata + Hadoop World attendees said combining it with other technologies is what's really needed to power big data applications.

  • October 13, 2014 13 Oct'14

    Legal entity identifier, other semantic data mean better governance

    When Lehman Brothers failed in 2008, regulators and other banks had precious little data to gauge wider financial risks. Enter legal entity identifiers, a form of semantic data.

  • October 03, 2014 03 Oct'14

    Social business model a struggle for many; Infor pushes cloud apps

    In this 'BizApps Today' video, editors Lauren Horwitz and David Essex discuss the 2014 Social Shake-Up and Inforum conferences and what users need to know about them.

  • September 30, 2014 30 Sep'14

    Data wrangling a key to meeting civilization-scale challenges

    Agriculture, social media, IBM's Watson system and other global topics were discussed at EmTech MIT 2014, with big data wrangling often at the fore.

  • September 25, 2014 25 Sep'14

    MapR supports latest Apache Drill; InfiniDB closes shop

    News briefs describe MapR's latest Hadoop distribution, which includes Apache Drill for SQL analytics. Also, InfiniDB said it will close down business.

  • September 16, 2014 16 Sep'14

    MarkLogic NoSQL database evolves with the times

    NoSQL stalwart MarkLogic's database has grown to include many SQL database-style features. Next up is JSON.