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This big-data startup wants to manage your data lake in the cloud

Big data may offer companies a world of untold potential, but realizing the benefits is typically no walk in the park. That's why "big data as a service" platforms have begun to emerge, and it's also why Bigstep is taking a...

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SAP's bold new goal: making precision medicine a reality

After more than 40 years of focusing primarily on software for large businesses, SAP is taking a bold step in a new direction: precision medicine.

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How to test for a best in class agile data warehouse environment

Having a solid testing strategy and tool set is a foundational part of enabling agile data warehouse development. This article describes an approach that ensures solid testing that can be done efficiently and effectively in an agile...

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Building the foundation with a high-level architecture

Third in a series of articles that describes foundational steps to enable agile data warehouse development. Prior installments describe approaches for defining a business process model and initial data governance. This third article...

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Building the foundation for sound data governance

Second in a series of articles that describes foundational steps to enable agile data warehouse development. The first installment described how to develop a business conceptual model as a starting point. This article shows how to...

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Agile innovations in data management

A look at best practices learned while using agile development methodologies for enterprise data management solutions, including an enterprise data warehouse, data governance, data quality, integrated analytics and reporting. It...

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Get ready to meet Kudu, a new, open-source storage engine from Cloudera

An open-source storage engine called Kudu could soon be on the way from Cloudera, offering a new alternative for companies with big data stores to manage.

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LinkedIn SlideShare gets custom curation tools

A new tool from LinkedIn is designed to help you clip and organize presentations and slides on SlideShare, a slide-hosting platform that reaches 70 million people a month.

Mesophere assembles a software stack to analyze streaming data

Open source software vendor Mesosphere plans to release a stack of integrated software that would make it easy for enterprises to capture data in real time and analyze it on the fly.

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Bringing enterprise analytics to the cloud

Cloud solution partners are creating new methods to long time problems such as parallelizing statistical processing and automating common data integration tasks. As we move into the era of self-service analytics, a number of vendors...

5 things CIOs need to know about data lakes

A data lake is a massive storage repository, such as Hadoop, that can hold all types of data until it is needed for business analytics or data mining. But it's not a panacea for big-data projects.

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New data alchemy: top tech leaders transform data into cash

Savvy CIOs in a variety of industries are generating additional revenue and value for their organizations by creating new data-driven products and services, a feat of IT alchemy wherein focus leads to financial reward.

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Will containers kill the virtual machine?

Container technology is sweeping across the cloud and virtualization industry. What does it mean for existing technology like cloud and virtual machines?

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Facebook releases open source ORC reader for Presto

Aiming to optimize performance of open source distributed SQL query engine Presto, Facebook has designed a new Optimized Row Columnar (ORC) file format reader that supports columnar reads, predicate pushdown and lazy reads.

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Where’s the data?

The U.S. government wants access to an alleged drug dealer’s emails, but Microsoft says, sorry, they’re in Ireland and out of bounds. This is what happens when we apply non-digital rules to digital situations.

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American Cancer Society embraces big data

Teradata data warehouse delivers impressive performance gains, opens doors to additional data-driven improvements.

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Modern Enterprise Data Warehouses: What’s Under the Hood?

We’re entering into the Modern Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) age where the scope of an analytics-driven business is wider. Are you ready?

How IBM analyzes Twitter for the enterprise developer

Developers can parse massive amounts of Twitter data through Watson Analytics or IBM's Bluemix platform services

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