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Data Digest: Big Data, In-Memory Computing, and More

Big data and security; in-memory computing; big data and video game tricks

Big-Data-Led Intelligence Defenses Are Future of Security Industry

Ironically, what may make consumers and companies the safest online is what many consumers and companies fear most: big data. The best security will come from data analytics of hacker behavior. Thanks to advances in hacker technology, simple firewalls are no longer enough, according to EMC’s CEO of information infrastructure, David Goulden.

In-Memory Computing Leads to Better BI

Operational intelligence (OI) is the next evolution of data analysis. These examples illustrate how OI software is being used in competitive industries and where such advancements can lead.

Making Big Data Software Better with Video Game Development Tricks

The tools for accessing and analyzing big data can be extremely confusing and user-unfriendly. However, data-blending vendor Alteryx found a way to quickly improve usability: by hiring video game developers, who apply processes of game development cycles to make Alteryx’s tools.

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Quint Turner is an editorial intern at TDWI and an undergraduate English student at Skidmore College. Follow his blog at

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