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Posts from Date:   2014-1

Which Database are You Taking to Prom?

by Nick Heudecker  |  January 22, 2014

Project downloads, job postings, Github commits and mailing list activity are common methods to gauge traction for commercial and open source software projects. I frequently use those same metrics as input when looking at emerging projects, and for good reason. Increasing traffic on a user mailing list indicates growing use and adoption. However, if that […]

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BI Hadoop Specialists Trail, Broader Tools Lead

by Nick Heudecker  |  January 21, 2014

There is a romantic notion of leaving the past behind and embracing the future unencumbered. Previous mistakes forgotten, we can venture forward to accomplish great things to the amazement of friends, colleagues and casual onlookers. This is the promise made by BI and analytics vendors in the Hadoop-only ecosystem. After all, if your data moves […]

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