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Hadoop Apache Project Commercial Support Tracker April 2016

by Merv Adrian  |  April 27, 2016

There are now 19 commonly supported projects: Avro, Flume and Solr join the group supported by all 5 distributors and other changes appear as well. For this version of the...

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Cool Vendors in Life Science

by Michael Shanler  |  April 18, 2016

Allegra, Benadryl, Sudafed, Flonase, Claritin, Zyrtec, Tavist…. Why mention these drugs at this point in time?   Well…Spring is finally here.    Each season many of us spend some quality time with...

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DBMS 2015 Numbers Paint a Picture of Slow but Steady Change

by Merv Adrian  |  April 12, 2016

Gartner recently published “Market Share: All Software Markets, Worldwide, 2015” (for clients) and the story the DBMS data tells continues themes we have been observing for some time in the...

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Dealing with Electronic Trial Masterphobia...

by Michael Shanler  |  April 5, 2016

There's an eTMF monster hiding under the bed… Well, not really...but I did recently have a conversation with a pharma R&D CIO (btw- he pre-approved me to blog about this) who...

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Hey Pharma, Did you listen to Elon?

by Michael Shanler  |  April 3, 2016

The Tesla Model 3 was unveiled a few days ago.  There are already over 250,000 people plopping down $1,000 deposits to reserve a product they haven’t physically seen or touched...

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“Accelerating R&D” Key Initiatives for Life Science Manufacturers 2016

by Michael Shanler  |  January 27, 2016

Before each calendar year begins, we put a lot of effort into outlining areas of research and how these areas align with strategic key initiatives (KIs).  The life science-related  KIs...

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Join us at the first program designed specifically for Chief Data Officers

by Andrew White  |  January 25, 2016

Where: Gartner Enterprise Information & Master Data Management Summit 2016, Grapevine, Texas (Dallas area) When: March 16 – 18, 2016 Created exclusively* for the most senior data and analytics leaders, this program features brand-new...

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Tell Us How You Rate Your OPDBMS - We All Get Better Research As a Result

by Merv Adrian  |  December 10, 2015

Gartner has launched a new way for client and non-clients to provide input on products to enrich the research we deliver - Gartner Peer Insights. (The link will take you...

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Microsoft MQ Updates - Results are Mixed

by Merv Adrian  |  October 19, 2015

Each quarter, I update my quarterly map of the several dozen Gartner Magic Quadrants that feature Microsoft offerings. Previous posts include December 2014’s Microsoft’s Product Positions – Positive Progress, March’s Microsoft in MQs...

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Strata Standards Stories: Different Stores For Different Chores

by Merv Adrian  |  October 4, 2015

Has HDFS joined MapReduce in the emerging “legacy Hadoop project” category, continuing the swap-out of components that formerly answered the question "what is Hadoop?" Stores for data were certainly a focus...

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