Tag: data lake

Survey: Excel Remains Go-To Data Prep Tool

Apr 2, 2018 |

Skyrocketing data volumes and a complex mix of data types are bogging down data preparation and processing efforts, according to a recent overview of enterprise data quality.

The snapshot released by data prep vendor Paxata surprisingly found that about two-thirds of the organizations it surveyed late last year are still relying profiling tools like Excel spreadsheets to help ingest and profile data. Read more…

Tech’s Hottest New Trend: Data Governance

Jan 24, 2018 |

What’s the hottest new trend in information technology? If you said “artificial intelligence,” give yourself partial credit, because AI definitely is hot. But for technology decision-makers in the business world, there’s something even bigger simmering just below the surface. Read more…

2018 Predictions: Opening the Big Data Floodgates

Dec 19, 2017 |

The pace of innovation in big data today is exceeded only by the actual volume of data generated. So how will the industry respond to the opportunities and challenges posed by huge pipes of data that will be opened up in 2018? Read more…

Attunity Relishes Role as Connective Tissue for Big Data

Oct 18, 2017 |

In the big data world, there are a few patterns that repeat themselves over and over again. One of those is the need to move data from one place to another. Read more…

This Data Lake Runs On Graph

Oct 10, 2017 |

When some people hear the words “data lake,” they assume that it must run on Apache Hadoop or maybe Amazon S3. But the folks at Cambridge Semantics are finding traction in certain industries with a data lake solution that runs atop a graph database. Read more…

How to Build a Data-Driven Culture

Oct 10, 2017 |

What drives companies to have a successful data-driven culture? It’s important to understand that it’s not necessarily about the data itself. That’s secondary. The technology itself comes in third. Data-driven decision-making is first and foremost about the organization. Read more…

Cloud In, Hadoop Out as Hot Repository for Big Data

Oct 9, 2017 |

If you’re in charge of architecting a big data strategy for your organization, you have a lot of tough decisions to make. One of the easiest, however, may be to use cloud repositories to store and process the biggest sets of data instead of Hadoop — Read more…

How TD Bank Made Its Data Lake More Usable

Oct 3, 2017 |

One of the ways to make big data useful is to collect it all in a Hadoop-based repository and then give users self-service tools to access it. But there are a lot of details that must be hammered out before the Hadoop dream becomes a reality. Read more…

Data Plane Offering Marks New Phase for Hortonworks

Sep 25, 2017 |

The new Data Plane Service (DPS) that Hortonworks unveiled today at the Strata Data Conference marks the start of a new phase for the publicly traded company, according to Arun Murthy, chief product officer and co-founder of the company. Read more…

GPU Acceleration Advancing the Evolution of Fast and Big Data

Jul 24, 2017 |

With enterprise data warehouses and Hadoop data lakes now well established in the enterprise, organizations are able to store the large amounts of data they are generating, sourcing and curating. Read more…