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IBM Watson now answers your questions before you ask

Watson Discovery Advisor has been upgraded to seek out hidden relations in data

Microsoft Azure dips into the NoSQL pool

New Azure DocumentDB service offers SQL-like transactions with NoSQL-like unstructured data, but SQL Server-like transactions

Cloud BI: Going where the data lives

Historically, cloud BI has been mostly used by smaller businesses, but larger enterprises are starting to make the trek

Hadoop gets real

Here's how four IT leaders managed to bring Hadoop systems from the sandbox into production

TPC takes the measure of big data systems

The fresh TPCx-HS benchmark could provide an apples-to-apples comparison of commercial Hadoop systems

When to use Hadoop (and when not to)

Hadoop is a huge advancement in big data technology, but there are better choices for real-time analytics

Review: Birst brings DIY to BI

With straightforward data access, automated modeling, and easy reporting tools, cloud-based Birst Enterprise is the data warehouse for the rest of us

9 common BI software mistakes and how to avoid them

Business intelligence experts and business leaders discuss common mistakes companies make when selecting and implementing a BI solution

SAP makes it cheaper, easier for customers to use Hana in certain scenarios

The move signals that competition has truly arrived in the in-memory database market, says one observer

Hadoop meets Google Docs: Analytics made easy

Adatao's analytics suite puts a Web-friendly front end on Hadoop data and eases access to self-serve reporting

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