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Tableau opens the doors to its first European data center

Users of Tableau's cloud software for business analytics can now choose whether to store their data in North America or Europe thanks to a new data center the company has opened in Ireland.

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Report: Don't believe the hype about Hadoop usage

A new survey finds customers' interest in Hadoop less important than other big data products like Spark

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Greenplum goes open source -- and a new cloud analytics star is born

An open source Greenplum presents a golden opportunity for cloud vendors of big data solutions

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Is it really that difficult to collect big data?

Analysts say big data projects fail to deliver on the expectations, because big data remains fraught with difficulties. Where are the difficulties remaining?

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Ingest, upload, analyze: AWS wraps up data in the cloud

At Re:Invent, Amazon Web Services offer new options for all phases of data in the cloud

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Hadoop is slowly eating conventional analytics

The components of the Hadoop ecosystem won't overthrow Teradata or IBM Netezza any time soon, but ultimately, the commodity solution almost always wins

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Binding data to UI considered harmful

Complications of binding data to UI

IBM launches its data warehouse service into the cloud

The DashDB data warehouse relies on in-memory technology to speed up analysis

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Search versus analytics: what is the difference?

Despite serving seemingly very different purposes, search engine and an analytics engine could gain to be unified for better use by knowledge workers

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Don't use the cloud like a data warehouse

The 'single source of truth' data model is what IT knows, but not what it should be doing today

Snowflake Computing opens data warehouse to the masses

Cloud startup led by Microsoft veteran Bob Muglia also announces a new $45 million funding round

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A better mousetrap: A JSON data warehouse takes on Hadoop

Sure, a NoSQL or JSON data warehouse sounds faddish, but SonarW is a better solution for many

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3 ways the data lake is actually not helping with IT agility

Through a data lake, everyone can access any data they need for their agile IT project -- even if they are not in IT. Yet, at the end of the day, this nice concept can turn into more of a challenge and hardship than the agility it...

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Microsoft's Azure moves indicate its big data ambitions

Azure SQL Database and Data Lake allow big data work to be done locally or remotely -- and break down barriers between the two

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Apache Parquet paves the way for better Hadoop data storage

Newly graduated from the Apache Incubator, the Parquet project allows column-stored data to be handled at high speed

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No, the data warehouse is not dead

Every surge in new tech prompts declarations that existing tech is circling the drain, but the data warehouse isn't going anywhere -- in fact, it's healthier than ever

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Make sure your data is housebroken

In today’s digitized world, all kind of data is available for anyone to grab. But the same way you would not bring home a dirty, pest-infested and untrained puppy you randomly pick in the street, you don’t want to bring into your...

Manage data responsibly, even if it's big

The advent of modern data management technologies and the popularity of big data projects create many opportunities to ignore information management best practices. Nevertheless, data quality, governance, metadata and security remain...

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