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New tool tallies your big data debt

The free Dremio Big Data Debt Calculator is a new tool from data analytics startup Dremio designed to help enterprises estimate the unplanned cost that stems from the use of non-relational data management technologies.

Written by Thor Olavsrud20 May 17 02:45

How QVC uses streaming analytics to drive revenue

Real-time analytics on transactional data -- combined with historical and other data -- help the home shopping retailer respond to trends in the moment.

Written by Thor Olavsrud16 May 17 00:59

How an AI caddie could improve your golf game

Arccos Golf is leveraging the data generated by its golf performance tracking system to provide a subscription-based artificial intelligence caddie to help golfers make data-driven decisions on the course.

Written by Thor Olavsrud12 May 17 02:29

Security-as-a-service model gains traction

A new report finds mid-tier companies are increasingly turning to security-as-a-service offerings to manage their network security needs.

Written by Thor Olavsrud27 April 17 00:17

IBM service will use Watson to unlock data insights from video

A new IBM Cloud service, slated for release later this year, will use the power of machine learning and artificial intelligence to generate metadata from video and help media and entertainment companies deliver customized content to viewers.

Written by Thor Olavsrud25 April 17 00:55

Bringing AI to enterprise integration

SnapLogic's new Iris technology uses artificial intelligence to power an enterprise integration assistant designed to help business users, analysts and developers connect data, applications and processes.

Written by Thor Olavsrud22 April 17 07:15

MongoDB database as a service offering goes global

MongoDB's Atlas database as a service offering is now available in 14 Amazon Web services regions, giving users around the globe the capability to co-locate the operational database service near the applications it powers.

Written by Thor Olavsrud21 April 17 01:14

Databricks lays production data pipelines

The new Databricks for Data Engineering edition of the Apache Spark-based cloud platform is optimized for combining SQL, structured streaming, ETL and machine learning workloads running on Spark.

Written by Thor Olavsrud13 April 17 23:51

Why Google BigQuery excels at BI on big data concurrency

Should you use Hadoop for your big data business intelligence needs? BigQuery? What's the difference between on-premises Hadoop, in-cloud Hadoop and a serverless model like Google BigQuery's? A new benchmark from AtScale seeks to help you navigate those questions.

Written by Thor Olavsrud07 April 17 22:34

10 steps for creating a single view of your business

Many data-driven enterprises are seeking a single view of their customer data, which is often siloed and fragmented. MongoDB has developed a 10-step methodology to help you cut through the data management complexity to create that single view.

Written by Thor Olavsrud07 April 17 05:15

New Hortonworks release focuses on SQL and EDW

With the release of its HDP 2.6 Hadoop distribution, Hortonworks seeks to help you boost the performance of SQL interactive queries and optimize their existing enterprise data warehouse investments.

Written by Thor Olavsrud05 April 17 00:03

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