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Big Data and You: Data Agility

Welcome to “Big Data and You (the enterprise IT leader),” the Enterprise Content Intelligence group’s demystification of the “Big Data” . A critical piece of any DevOps or DataOps initiative is the processes, technology, and coordination which support it.  The Agile methodology, along with certain tools, can integrate various technical teams, along with business processes […]

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To Space and Beyond: NASA’s Mission with Connected Data

Recently I heard an interesting story about a space mission shared by Captain Scott Kelly, an astronaut who set the record for the total accumulated number of days spent in space, and was most recently in space for 340 days on an International Space Station mission. Capt. Kelly compared the two different information eras of […]

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All Things Data – Day 3 Informatica World 2016

Informatica World wrapped up last week with some exciting product discussions, including Informatica Product 360, Data Governance, and Cloud Data Management. The Informatica Cloud product team entertained business and IT on the ease of use and time to value of data readiness using Informatica Cloud including Cloud Big Data, Cloud MDM, and Cloud Data Integration. […]

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Big Data and You: What makes data “Big”?

Welcome to “Big Data and You (the enterprise IT leader),” the Enterprise Content Intelligence group’s demystification of the “Big Data” . The words “Big Data” are thrown around board rooms like a magic fix to any data related shortcomings the enterprise has. “Big Data” is not a magic wand, but the technologies which fall under […]

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6 Disruptions in the World of Data – Day 2 Informatica World 2016

Day 2 at Informatica World has been equally as informative and exciting as day 1. The day started with Amit Wahlia (Chief Product Officer) discussing the 6 data disruptions leading to innovations that Informatica is watching – including mobile, social media, big data, IoT, security, and cloud. A cool example of data-driven disruption was Amazon […]

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Data 3.0 – Day 1 Informatica World 2016

There were 3 main themes during day 1 of Informatica World 2016, including a data competency model, Data 3.0, and updates to their partnership program as a part of their efforts to bolster their collection of data-ready solutions. Since the emergence of Informatica 20+ years ago, their vision to become market leaders in data management […]

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Telecom Implements Splunk to Help with Network Optimization

It’s no secret that data is accelerating at a dramatic pace in terms of volume, velocity, variety, and variability. According to International Data Corporation (IDC), unstructured data accounts for more than 90% of the information in today’s organizations and its use is accelerating. Of the many different types of Big Data and unstructured data, machine data […]

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The End of IT?

A few years ago Adrian Cockcroft, cloud architect at Netflix at the time, posted this blog which caused quite a stir among the IT community. It described how Netflix had almost done away with DevOps (or even plain Ops) using the cloud (AWS in this case) to come up with yet another new IT buzzword called NoOps. Many […]

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Cassandra NoSQL Data Modeling Snip-pet

Data modeling in Cassandra is a little tricky and requires a combination of science and art.  Think of the Cassandra column family as a map of a map: an outer map keyed by a row key, and an inner map keyed by a column key. Both maps are sorted. To maximize Cassandra’s capabilities and for long […]

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NoSQL NoSecurity – Security issues with NoSQL Database

As More companies’ debate on adopting a Big Data Solution. Some of the discussion that comes across is whether to use Hadoop or Spark, NoSQL database or continue using their current RDBMS. The ultimate question is “is this technology for us?”  NoSQL database are highly scalable, provide better performance, designed to store and process a […]

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