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Lesson 5: Key Value Stores (AKA 'Tuple' Stores)

Summary:  Key Value Stores like Hadoop were here first and excel at fast storage of unstructured data.

In the beginning (about…

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Added by William Vorhies on September 9, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

Lesson 4: Features Common to (Most) NoSQL/NewSQL Databases

Summary:  These are the features common to most NOSQL databases.  Be on the lookout for any fundamental differences.

Before we get to the specific pros and cons of the four NOSQL database types there are some features and capabilities true of most of these that you should know.…

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Added by William Vorhies on September 8, 2014 at 2:53pm — 2 Comments

Lesson 3: Open Source, Distribution, or Suite

Summary:  Which to pick?  Open Source, Distribution, or Big Data Suite.  Here are the factors you should consider.

Before we get to the…

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Added by William Vorhies on September 5, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

9 Lessons: Picking the Right NoSQL Tools

Summary:  This blog series is designed to help you understand which NOSQL Big Data database is right for you.  It is addressed to business executives and managers who need a primer on how this decision should be made. 

Starting a Big Data Initiative is…

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Added by William Vorhies on September 3, 2014 at 8:31am — 2 Comments

Lesson 2: NoSQL Databases are Good for Everything – Except Maybe this One Thing

Summary:  In general, it is true that NOSQL databases can do everything that RDBMS can do.  And almost always when data is ‘big’ they can do it faster and cheaper.  There is one exception where you’ll need to pay close attention.

In a technical…

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Added by William Vorhies on September 3, 2014 at 8:30am — 3 Comments

How to Become a Data Scientist

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Added by William Vorhies on August 27, 2014 at 7:30am — 21 Comments

From Data Analyst to Predictive Modelers to Data Scientists

Summary: Gartner says that predictive analytics is a mature technology yet only one company in eight is currently utilizing this ability to predict the future of sales, finance, production, and virtually every other area of the enterprise.  What’s holding them back?

In an earlier posting we argued that much of what is holding companies back from…

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Added by William Vorhies on August 19, 2014 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

Types and Uses of Predictive Analytics, What they are and Where You Can Put Them to Work

Summary: Gartner says that predictive analytics is a mature technology yet only one company in eight is currently utilizing this ability to predict the future of sales, finance, production, and virtually every other area of the…

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Added by William Vorhies on August 13, 2014 at 10:54am — No Comments

20 Big Data Opportunities for CFOs and Auditors

Summary:  A survey of 20 opportunities for CFOs, Auditors, and other financial professionals to put Big Data and predictive analytics to work to create value and competitive advantage in your company.

 

As CFO, Controller, Auditor, or other finance professional busy with the financial controls of your company you have probably heard about Big Data and Predictive Analytics.  In preparing for this informational series we thought it would be valuable to simply…

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Added by William Vorhies on August 6, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Big Data for CFOs, Auditors and Other Finance Professionals

Summary:  If you have your finger on the company’s financial pulse you need to start thinking about these risks and benefits posed by Big Data.

 

Big data is the latest buzz phrase in business but what does it mean and why is knowledge of Big Data so important…

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Added by William Vorhies on July 30, 2014 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

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