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August 13, 2015
In a Q&A, data warehousing expert Joe Caserta explains why a new generation of developers building Hadoop clusters and other big data systems may need an introduction to some fundamental rules of ETL.
August 07, 2015
RelayHealth's Raheem Daya described the path he took on deploying and expanding a Hadoop cluster for distributed data processing during a presentation at the 2015 TDWI conference in Boston.
June 15, 2015
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 ...
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.
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Consultant Claudia Imhoff says descriptive and diagnostic analytics aren't enough to build a data-driven culture -- companies need to step up to predictive and prescriptive analytics, too. Continue Reading
In the business intelligence and analytics world, data lakes are their own region -- one in which today's multifarious forms of information can be stored in their native forms until used -- and cheaply at that. But these vast storage repositories, ... Continue Reading
In a Q&A, consultant and author Judith Hurwitz discusses the use of cognitive computing systems in big data and analytics applications The word: It's early, but there's a lot of potential. Continue Reading
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In a book excerpt, consultant Dan Sullivan offers insights into how to select the right type of NoSQL database for the right application in your organization. Continue Reading
Database expert Craig S. Mullins examines some top in-memory DBMS software offerings to help you determine which is the best fit for your organization. Continue Reading
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In an excerpt from their book on managing multi-domain master data management programs, Mark Allen and Dalton Cervo explain how to identify MDM domains and your master data. Continue Reading
Implementing an effective data integration strategy is becoming increasingly important as organizations look to collect and analyze information from a diverse set of data sources. Continue Reading
Hadoop data lakes offer an enticing location for large data sets. But consultant Andy Hayler says more examples of successful big data projects are needed to help boost their adoption. Continue Reading
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Not too long ago, few organizations considered putting all their business apps in the cloud. Moving applications off-premises was an innovative tech experiment only the most adventurous undertook. Today it's a different story. Cloud computing is ... Continue Reading
Organizations will try to supercharge their mobile systems with big data -- but giving users access to that much info won't work. For a powerful big data strategy, they need to get specific. Continue Reading
Encouraged by the promise of cost savings and better efficiency, early adopters are wading into Hadoop as a central reservoir for their analytics data. Continue Reading