- May 28, 2015
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
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
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
Count Paxata among startups set to apply machine learning to problems of big data preparation.
- April 24, 2015
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.
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- April 15, 2015
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 ...
- March 31, 2015
Polyglot persistence must be the ugliest term we have ever come up with in the IT industry. It means that different persistency technologies (read data storage technologies) are used to store data. ...
- March 31, 2015
Data vault is a modern approach to design enterprise data warehouses. The two key benefits of data vault are data model extensibility and reproducibility of reporting results. Unfortunately, from a ...
- March 26, 2015
Cloud applications are no longer curious IT experiments -- now they're often on shortlists of deployment options.
- March 25, 2015
New database updates address large-scale applications. Included are Couchbase Server 4.0 with multidimensional scaling support and VoltDB 5.0 with links to Hadoop data streaming tools.
- March 10, 2015
Machine learning techniques are far from new. What is new, however, is the number of parallelized data processing platforms available for applications of big data.
- March 09, 2015
As companies get a better handle on how to use big data wisely, a new effort on interoperability for Hadoop projects gets a mixed reaction.
- March 02, 2015
Hadoop vendor MapR's latest release puts the focus on database replication across data centers. Also, Microsoft has built a Python-friendly Azure service for machine learning in the cloud.
- February 24, 2015
The Open Data Platform has arrived, but not all Hadoop vendors are on board. The initiative, aimed at boosting interoperability, formed a backdrop for discussion at the Strata + Hadoop World 2015 conference.
- February 20, 2015
Building and running enterprise Hadoop applications takes more than data crunching. First, Hadoop data must be absorbed into company processes, a Western Union IT manager says.