- March 16, 2012
Consultants and IT pros weigh in on whether users should invest in "big data" technologies or wait until they upgrade their data management processes.
- March 15, 2012
TDWI Solution Summit speakers gathered last week to exchange MDM best practices and data governance tips.
- March 13, 2012
Semantic databases will revolutionize the process of assessing risk exposure at financial services firms, according to the chief scientist at State Street Corp.
- March 09, 2012
Attendees and speakers at a TDWI event in Savannah, Ga., said that more business execs are pushing for master data management, even if they don’t realize that MDM is what they want.
- March 08, 2012
IT professionals from Sallie Mae and Fannie Mae offered insight on data governance challenges and tips on how to overcome them in separate sessions at two recent conferences.
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- March 08, 2012
Find out how “the world’s biggest travel site” is gaining valuable insights from staggering amounts of log files and other machine-generated data.
- March 01, 2012
To succeed in the big-data era, CEOs need to get involved in managing data in order to help their companies take full advantage of that critical "raw material," says consultant Diego Saenz.
- February 29, 2012
Gartner says the onslaught of “big data” is turning data warehouses into distributed data processing platforms. But Hadoop and other big data tools aren’t as widespread as you might think -- yet.
- February 29, 2012
Various software vendors have begun offering connectors designed to help users bridge the gap between Hadoop clusters and relational databases.
- February 27, 2012
In the past, analytics applications typically were powered by relational databases. Now the options are more varied and less straightforward, says TechTarget's Wayne Eckerson.
- February 23, 2012
Former Splunk Inc. executive Kord Campbell talks about his new company, Loggly Inc., a cloud-based search engine for machine-generated data.
- February 15, 2012
Teradata is the overall leader among data warehouse software vendors, followed by Oracle, IBM and three others, says a Gartner Magic Quadrant report.
- February 14, 2012
A growing number of companies are adopting data warehouse appliances, mostly to supplement existing systems. But some have gone all in on appliances.
- February 13, 2012
Regulatory pressures and the need to improve data quality are forcing financial institutions to rethink their reference data management strategies.
- February 01, 2012
A local AAA auto club serving three western states is using cloud-based data integration tools to help drive an aggressive cloud computing strategy.