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    Warehouse is purpose-built for JSON data

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    The Data Strategy is the Puzzle

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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    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.

  • May 28, 2015 28 May'15

    Talking Data podcast goes to data journalism and analytics school

    In this episode of the Talking Data podcast, TechTarget editors report on their experiences learning to do data journalism, including all the work needed to get data ready for analysis.

  • May 28, 2015 28 May'15

    Microsoft Power BI in Convergence spotlight; Apache Spark draws interest

    While Power BI took center stage at Microsoft Convergence, many users are struggling with CRM basics. Also: insight on the Spark processing engine.

  • April 29, 2015 29 Apr'15

    SQL-on-Hadoop startup JethroData releases 1.0 engine

    Startup JethroData's namesake Version 1.0 software is an index-based, SQL-on-Hadoop engine that forgoes full scans of Hadoop data sources.

  • April 27, 2015 27 Apr'15

    Spark helps power Paxata big data preparation platform

    Count Paxata among startups set to apply machine learning to problems of big data preparation.

  • April 24, 2015 24 Apr'15

    New thinking needed in IT to make NoSQL data modeling process work

    As NoSQL databases become more prevalent in enterprise processing, designing data models for the flexible-schema systems is a looming challenge for data architects and developers.

  • April 15, 2015 15 Apr'15

    How Self-Service BI is Changing Data Modeling

    There was a time when data models were only touched by experts in white coats wearing soft cotton gloves while carrying them around. The data models were kept in a vault that Fort Knox would have ...