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Modernizing Your Data Warehouse Initiatives

by Lakshmi Randall  |  October 5, 2015

Emerging data sources, trends and technologies challenge the effectiveness of data warehouses in supporting analysis and decision making. External data is becoming critical to business outcomes. Bimodal practices should be introduced in...

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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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