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Webinar FAQs for Hadoop & Spark: Understanding Open Source Opportunities and Risks

by Nick Heudecker  |  April 16, 2017

Merv Adrian and I received numerous questions during our April Hadoop webinar with several hundred attendees, and we have summarized and answered them below. (If you missed the webinar, you...

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Hadoop FAQs - April Webinar Q&A

by Merv Adrian  |  April 16, 2017

Nick Heudecker and I received numerous questions during our April Hadoop webinar with several hundred attendees, and we have summarized and answered them below. How can Hadoop-Spark interface with conventional RDBMS such as Oracle/UDB/Teradata...

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It's No Fun Competing Against Quants. Why Not Compete With Them?

by Andrew White  |  April 11, 2017

Source for this blog: WSJ Inside a Quant 'Alpha Factory', April 6th 2017 Wall-mart car park traffic is up a notch.  A weak signal. Credit card receipts show a slight...

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Hadoop Tracker - March 2017

by Merv Adrian  |  March 16, 2017

Stack expansion has ground to a halt. The last time an Apache project was added to the list of those most supported by leading Hadoop distribution vendors was July 2016, when...

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Social Analytics are the LEAST of Analytics Leaders' Problems

by Jenny Sussin  |  March 8, 2017

This is my second year attending Gartner's Data and Analytics Summit and I love it. I love it because the conversations I have with analytics leaders about social analytics shed...

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The Edge Will Eat The Cloud

by Thomas Bittman  |  March 6, 2017

Today, cloud computing is eating enterprise data centers, as more and more workloads are born in the cloud, and some are transforming and moving to the cloud. But there's another...

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Biggest Mistakes To Avoid When Reading the Magic Quadrant

by Cindi Howson  |  February 23, 2017

The 2017 BI and Analytics Magic Quadrant just published, a note that many wait with bated breath to read, to announce, to brag, while others dread its release. No matter...

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Courts Restricting You Access to Your Own Data

by Doug Laney  |  February 23, 2017

In a recent UK case, the England and Wales High Court court ruled that the use of a vendor's API to access and extract the customer's own data constituted a use...

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Enterprise Information Management (EIM) Maturity Q&A

by Doug Laney  |  February 23, 2017

During my February 22, 2017 webinar The Gartner Enterprise Information Management Maturity Model (replay available), attendees asked a number of excellent questions. Not able to answer them all during the session,...

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How Cool & Innovative Are Your BI and Analytics Capabilities?

by Cindi Howson  |  February 10, 2017

We are in the throws of identifying cool vendors this year. It’s an exciting time when we get to reflect on the most innovative trends and vendors we’ve encountered in...

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