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December 01, 2017
After Cyber Monday, Amazon Web Services techies headed for re:Invent 2017. There, among a deluge of cloud product announcements by AWS, the Amazon Neptune graph database surfaced.
October 30, 2017
The Neo4j graph database emphasizes easy relationship mapping for diverse data points. Now, its related Cypher query language is hooking into Apache Spark.
October 05, 2017
At the Strata conference in New York, IT managers detailed steps they're taking to improve data quality in their big data environments in order to help ensure analytics accuracy.
June 29, 2017
A new breed of data analytics tool for data scientists aims to deliver far more than BI software, including predictive analytics and exploratory analytics.
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