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Hadoop Projects Supported By Only One Distribution

by Merv Adrian  |  August 9, 2015

The Apache Software Foundation has succeeded admirably in becoming a place where new software ideas are developed: today there are over 350 projects underway. The challenges for the Hadoop user are twofold: trying to...

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Prediction Is Hard - Especially About the Future

by Merv Adrian  |  December 30, 2014

OK, I admit it - I stole the title from a much smarter man. I thought that man was Yogi Berra, but maybe not - more about that at the...

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Guest Post: Are You Pouring Pollution into the Data Lake?

by Merv Adrian  |  October 10, 2014

From my esteemed colleague Mark Beyer "Unstructured data" is a misnomer—everyone finally agrees on that much, at least. It is a term that is often applied to information assets that are not...

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Research Round Up - on Data Lakes, NoSQL, and Information Governance

by Andrew White  |  July 25, 2014

It is not often I "toot my own horn" and for good reason.  I am a modest bloke, really.  Today I will toot away and also share some new research...

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Hadoop Investments Continue: Teradata, HP Jockey For Position

by Merv Adrian  |  July 24, 2014

Interest from the leading players continues to drive investment in the Hadoop marketplace. This week Teradata made two acquisitions - Revelytix and Hadapt - that enrich its already sophisticated big...

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IBM’s Big Data and Analytics Analyst Summit, NY, Day 1

by Andrew White  |  June 11, 2014

Well that was a fun-filled day!  I made copious notes and here are a few highlights, on various topics, in no particular order of value or priority.  Note the day...

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When is Master Data Management (MDM) Not MDM?

by Andrew White  |  March 31, 2014

I called into a real peach of an inquiry today with a large, industrial end-user organization.  The written part of the question was really well structured and actually applies to...

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Day in the Life of an Analyst at our Business Intelligence/Information Mgt Summit, Sydney, Australia – Day 2

by Andrew White  |  February 25, 2014

Well what a week so far.  Loved it.  Very busy but the kind of thing that makes you think. Day 2 started just like day 1.  Woke at 3am -...

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Aspirational Marketing and Enterprise Data Hubs

by Merv Adrian  |  January 17, 2014

In the Hadoop community there is a great deal of talk of late about its positioning as an Enterprise Data Hub. My description of this is "aspirational marketing;" it addresses...

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The Elephant in the Room – Master Data and Application Data

by Andrew White  |  January 14, 2014

Alternative title for this blog: The Difference between Master Data and Application Data is Huge – and Missing! Many users, and even some analyst, confuse master data with the other...

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