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March 21, 2019
Machine learning will bring change to analytics and data management, said data luminary Michael Stonebraker. Others agree managing such change will take special effort.
December 18, 2018
Datawatch plans to add analytics and data visualization tools to its Swarm data preparation platform, starting with integration capabilities in a Swarm 2.2 release.
February 22, 2018
In big data news, we find Google TPUs, or Tensor Processing Units, offered as a cloud service, while LinkedIn is open sourcing a Hadoop test simulator called Dynamometer.
July 24, 2017
In many organizations, chief data officer jobs centered on defense against risk are giving way to ones emphasizing innovation. To do so, CDOs must nurture a data culture, MIT panelists said.
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Data modeling is the process of documenting a complex software system design as an easily understood diagram, using text and symbols to represent the way data needs to flow. Continue Reading
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Fact tables and dimension tables are used together in star schemas to support data analytics applications. But they play different roles and hold different types of data. Continue Reading
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. Continue Reading
For many data management teams, going through application code is the only way to find NoSQL data models. But there are ways to change that, according to this Talking Data podcast. Continue Reading