Data Management

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How to get your mainframe's data for Hadoop analytics

IT's mainframe managers don't want to give you access but do want the mainframe's data used. Here's how to square that circle

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How big data is changing the game for backup and recovery

In today's distributed databases, getting a reliable snapshot of all those petabytes isn't easy

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Build an API to MongoDB -- fast

AnyPresence JustAPIs helps you create and deploy REST APIs on your database in minutes; simply follow these steps

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Look out, Spark and Storm, here comes Apache Apex

A new open source streaming analytics solution derived from DataTorrent's RTS platform, Apex offers blazing speed and simplified programmability. Let's give it a spin

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Big data is doomed unless basic data management improves

Big data projects will never meet expectations if the underlying data is inaccurate or missing. It’s time to fix the 'dysfunctional cycle of data chaos,' says a TechVision Research report

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3 tips for successfully migrating data to the cloud

Hosting your enterprise's data in the cloud offers huge savings potential, but only if you do it right

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Why data in the cloud changes everything

Companies are learning how to take advantage of having their data in the cloud

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Lies your database is telling you

A wise person once said time is a device invented to keep everything from happening at once. Jonas Boner explains how the database world has abused time from the beginning

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FBI, keep out! How to encrypt everything

Encryption is a vital self-defense tool, so here's how to enable it on all your devices and computers running the major OSes

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Managing data and the supply chain, from soup to nuts

Campbell Soup is about to start disclosing its GMO ingredients on labels. Believe it or not, there's a technology lesson here

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Data isolationism will hold back the cloud

Politicians and government want to keep data in the country of origin, but doing so will make the cloud less viable

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Why we must stand with Microsoft on data privacy

The U.S. government dangerously seeks access to cloud data anywhere. There's a better way that business should support instead

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Software development trends to look for in 2016

Native mobile and DevOps will be a continued focus, and "cloud computing" will become simply "computing"

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Self-service BI: Why desktop cowboys need a metadata back end

Forward-looking organizations are going to look for backend metadata repository solutions for their self-service BI platforms that can maintain the flexibility to empower the desktop cowboys in a controlled and repeatable environment

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Why Spark 1.6 is a big deal for big data

Already the hottest thing in big data, Spark 1.6 turns up the heat. Here are the high points, including improved streaming and memory management

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16 for '16: What you must know about Hadoop and Spark right now

Amazingly, Hadoop has been redefined in the space of a year. Let's take a look at all the salient parts of this roiling ecosystem and what they mean

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5 things we hate about Spark

Spark has dethroned MapReduce and changed big data forever, but that rapid ascent has been accompanied by persistent frustrations

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