5 Questions Enterprises Should Ask When Selecting a NoSQL Database

By Barry Perkins With the need for more flexibility when it comes to defining and handling large amounts of data, NoSQL has emerged as a feasible alternative to relational databases. NoSQL databases enable better application development productivity, greater ability to scale dynamically ...

Round 1 of the Big Data Analytics World Championships 2015

Texata - Big Data World Championships ​If you know professionals/university students that may like to participate in Round 1 of the Big Data Analytics World Championships 2015 - a free discount code for them is: ​ BDAN2015 (it's normally US$30.00). Round 1 starts on Saturday ...

The famed MongoDB document database and its benefits

Over the past few years, there have been talks about data management and administration of databases. It is indeed important for data to be managed properly for the best results. Businesses get to enjoy lots of benefits if they manage ...

Things You Should Know About Big Data

People using Big Data need to know certain things about it, especially the technologies and architecture. Understanding the biggest challenges while implementing the processes related to Big Data in their storage environments. After its arrival on the scenario, for some times ...

Top 5 Trends in Big Data Analytics

While the majority people understand that companies are empowered by actionable information penetrations and help drive sales, devotion and exceptional customer experiences, thinking of making sense of enormous quantities of information and undertaking the job of unifying is daunting. But ...

Importance of Big Data Analytics for Business Growth

Until recent years companies have always evaded the question of using data analytics for business execution, leave alone big data. Most of the time it was due to cost of analysis that the organisations kept in mind while keeping away ...

BI Professionals Spend 50-90% of Their Time ‘Cleaning’ Raw Data for Analytics

Last year, the NYT shined a light on big data’s “janitor” problem – that data scientists and business intelligence pros spend too much time cleaning, not evaluating data. But how big of an issue is it, really? Xplenty just wrapped a commissioned study of ...

Data Lake Showdown: Object Store or HDFS?

The explosion of data is causing people to rethink their long-term storage strategies. Most agree that distributed systems, one way or another, will be involved. But when it comes down to picking the distributed system–be it a file-based system like ...
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