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Data Digest: Flash Tackles Big Data Analytics, BI in Africa, and How HIPAA Hinders Analytics

Flash platforms are helping enterprises analyzing big data, plus the growing need for BI in Africa and how HIPAA can impede analysis of protected healthcare data.

Flash Tackles Big Data Analytics

All-flash storage arrays are no longer reserved for special applications.  As enterprises systems are being scaled down for midsize firms, petabyte-scale flash platforms are coming to the aid of analyzing big data.

Read more at PC World Australia

Business Intelligence's Importance in Africa

Expansion in Africa may have slowed due to the falling price of oil, but one thing's growing: the need for business intelligence.  Africa presents a complex landscape that must be researched region by region.

Read more at Moneyweb

How HIPAA May Hinder Big Data Analytics

Privacy laws can put a crimp in enterprises that analyze health care data protected by HIPAA regulations.

Read more at JD Supra

About the Author

James E. Powell is the editorial director of TDWI, including the Business Intelligence Journal and Upside newsletter.

jpowell@tdwi.org


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