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What is a Data Hub? Shucks – Piccadilly Circus!

by Andrew White  |  August 16, 2018

It seems that introducing a data hub strategy a couple of years ago was both good and bad.  For some clients we put a name to something that makes total...

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Open – For Business – At the ASF

by Merv Adrian  |  March 27, 2018

The Apache Software Foundation is about to celebrate an anniversary, and its extraordinary contribution to the economic refactoring of software stacks seems to be gaining more momentum with every passing...

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New Data and Analytics Research: Getting Value from Using Data Lakes

by Andrew White  |  September 27, 2017

Svetlana Sicular and her colleagues just published Derive Value From Data Lakes Using Analytics Design Patterns. Data and analytics leaders are feeling the pressure of rapidly increasing amounts of unprocessed data...

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From Data Lakes to Data Cakes

by Andrew White  |  February 14, 2017

To assure you that Gartner analysts are human and have a wry sense of humor, last Friday I was wrapping up my day.  I had just taken a briefing from...

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Emerging Data Lake Era Next Practices?

by Andrew White  |  November 9, 2016

  Already after just a few years of excitement and enthusiasm for data lakes, it is quite clear that there are a few areas where many organizations are struggling to...

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Symposium Notes – Day Four Returns to Data Security, and to Hadoop

by Merv Adrian  |  October 26, 2016

Thursday, the final day, reinforced a theme for the week: data security is heating up, and organizations are not ready. It came up in half of today’s final 10 meetings....

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Symposium Notes - Day Three Features Data Assembly

by Merv Adrian  |  October 24, 2016

With 24 meetings under my belt from the first two days at Orlando Symposium, Wednesday’s 13 (and a presentation) didn’t look quite as daunting. It began well, with enough time...

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New Research: Best Practices for Designing Your Data Lake

by Andrew White  |  October 20, 2016

My colleague Nick Heudecker just published Best Practices for Designing Your Data Lake. Data lakes fail when they lack governance, self-disciplined users and a rational data flow. Successful data lakes require...

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Symposium Notes - Day Two Jumps in the (Data) Lake

by Merv Adrian  |  October 19, 2016

My second day of Symposium 1:1 meetings continued the "security of big data" theme (4 of the day's 15 conversations - usually, but not always, about HDFS-based data), with a...

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