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Wednesday, March 20, 2013

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Hadoop Reconsidered: A Data Management Perspective

Stephen Swoyer

Hadoop started out as a mostly developer-driven effort, but some data managers warn that Hadoop could be tapped for applications better served by existing tools. Is Hadoop just hype? For certain high-scale, processing-intensive tasks, "it rocks," says one booster.


Q&A: Splunk Helps Users Mine Insights from Machine Data

Linda Briggs

In this interview, we pose questions about machine-generated big data and operational intelligence to Raanan Dagan at Splunk, a company that Fortune magazine cited for "pulling off one of 2012's strongest IPOs." Splunk's customers include Facebook and the U.S. Defense Department.


The Perfect (Data) Storm: Moving from Automation to Leverage

We examine why businesses need to provide a solid data foundation to their data-leveraging initiatives. The good news is that this same information architecture can be used for data leveraging strategies.

TDWI Webinar Series:

Big Data is Adding to Data Management Challenges

Speaker: Mark Madsen

9:00AM PT
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As the use of big data grows, the need for data management in the new environment will also grow. The combination of new data and new technology requires new data management capabilities and processes in order to realize the promised benefits.

Upcoming Webinars of Interest

Faster Analytics and Better Business Intelligence

Building a data warehouse is the stuff of legend -- unreal project lengths, famous failures, and some surprising successes! Enterprise data warehouses emphasize quality and completeness; data marts major in speed and business value. Today, users demand instant satisfaction and quality solutions.

Speaker: Barry Devlin

9:00AM PT

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Real-Time and Big Data Challenge Data Management Best Practices

The incremental movement toward real-time operation is the most influential trend today in data-driven IT disciplines such as BI, data warehousing, and data integration. From a technology viewpoint, collecting, processing, and delivering data is hard enough; doing it in real time requires effort that is downright Herculean. Data volumes continue to rise, exacerbating the situation.

Speaker: Philip Russom

9:00AM PT

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Events Calendar

April 22-25, 2013

TDWI Seminar Series: Dimensional Modeling

Washington, DC

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May 5-10, 2013

TDWI World Conference: Big Data Tipping Point

Chicago, IL

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June 17-19, 2013

TDWI BI Symposium: Building an Analytics-Driven Organization

Toronto, ON

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