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  • August 07, 2015 07 Aug'15

    Take measured steps to build a Hadoop cluster architecture

    RelayHealth's Raheem Daya described the path he took to deploy and expand a Hadoop cluster for distributed data processing during a presentation at the 2015 TDWI conference in Boston.

  • August 07, 2015 07 Aug'15

    MongoDB database shines; customer data analysis brings challenges

    This episode of BizApps Today looks at the appeal of MongoDB database features and why companies struggle with determining a unified view of their customers.

  • July 31, 2015 31 Jul'15

    Stonebraker points to data curation as next integration step

    Database pioneer Michael Stonebraker told an MIT conference that data curation tools offer a step forward on data integration. Others said things are already progressing through other means.

  • July 31, 2015 31 Jul'15

    Couchbase NoSQL database addresses mobility, synching issues

    Couchbase offers an embedded version of its NoSQL database, which can fit on a smartphone. That feature turned out to be a plus for air carrier Ryanair.

  • July 27, 2015 27 Jul'15

    Metanautix Quest follows Dremel path to virtual data marts

    Metanautix Quest 2.0 is an upgraded query engine and data integration platform. Its designers helped create Google Dremel, a precursor for new big data query tools.

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  • July 02, 2015 02 Jul'15

    Convergence of Data Virtualization Servers and SQL-on-Hadoop Engines?

    Hadoop has become a popular and powerful platform for data storage and data processing. Data stored in Hadoop can be used by a wide range of applications and tools and for a wide range of use ...

  • June 30, 2015 30 Jun'15

    Warehouse is purpose-built for JSON data

    SonarW is a columnar data warehouse built especially to handle JSON data. It can support data warehousing for MongoDB systems and some data lakes.

  • June 30, 2015 30 Jun'15

    The Data Strategy is the Puzzle

    In the history of IT, the number of times that IT departments proposed to top management to invest in a new technology, a new data quality program, or a new design technique, but were not able to ...

  • June 16, 2015 16 Jun'15

    New tools tap SQL skills in bid to boost Hadoop platform adoption

    In many organizations, Hadoop is still pushing to go beyond proof-of-concept projects. Some vendors hope new tools that enable familiar SQL querying will lead it to broader adoption.

  • June 15, 2015 15 Jun'15

    Sales intelligence tools shape strategies, customer experience

    Sales intelligence is making brainiacs out of sales reps. As companies look for ways to capture the attention of customers new and old, many are turning to analytics tools and data to help seal the deal.

    Some use data to shape sales ...

  • June 09, 2015 09 Jun'15

    MongoDB enters world of swappable data storage engines

    MongoDB 3.0, which now has swappable data storage engine support, gained much attention at MongoDBWorld 2015, even as MongoDB 3.2 details emerged.

  • June 08, 2015 08 Jun'15

    Embarcadero XE7 data models adapt to Agile methods

    Embarcadero’s XE7 ER/Studio tool suite intends to make data models a more intrinsic part of Agile development projects.

  • May 29, 2015 29 May'15

    CTO looks to open source big data tools to help take company higher

    Big data technologies have become vital to online ad platform developer Altitude Digital. And as the tools have evolved, CTO Manny Puentes has learned some lessons about using them.

  • May 29, 2015 29 May'15

    Book author says big data NoSQL databases need proper application

    Consultant Dan Sullivan, author of "NoSQL for Mere Mortals," discusses some of the pertinent points for IT shops to consider before entering the new world of NoSQL databases.

  • May 28, 2015 28 May'15

    Neo4j software update focuses on NoSQL database engine room

    The latest release of Neo Technology's Neo4j graph database boosts the NoSQL software's performance and scalability through faster processing of both data reads and writes.

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