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Wednesday, January 29, 2014

News Highlights


What You Need to Know about Multi-Database Data Architectures

Philip Russom

It's about the design of individual databases, but even more about how all databases in an enterprise relate and interact.


A Closer Look: Splice Machine's ACID-Compliant Database for Hadoop

Stephen Swoyer

By itself, Hadoop makes for a less-than-ideal database platform. Silicon Valley start-up Splice Machine aims to change that. It markets what it calls an ANSI-standard, ACID-compliant database for Hadoop which it claims exposes a full ANSI SQL query facility for HBase and supports transactional consistency, too.


Q&A: New Book Looks Closely at Value of BI, Big Data

Linda Briggs

As examples from some of the biggest and brightest companies around show, BI and big data are everywhere. From Macy's to Netflix to Dow Chemical, analyst Cindi Howson uses in-depth case studies to show how state-of-the-art BI can be deployed for success.


5 Data Analytics Trends that Will Make Waves in 2014

Venkat Viswanathan

What trends should data analysts be paying attention to this year? From mobile and cloud to visualization and the Internet of things, the CEO and founder of a firm specializing in analytics gives us his list of the five most important movements to watch.

TDWI Webinar Series:

Introducing the TDWI Big Data Maturity Model

Speaker: Fern Halper

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Many end-user organizations are currently commencing or expanding solutions for big data and big data analytics. They want to understand how to approach big data and where they stand relative to other companies, especially their competitors. In October 2013, TDWI launched its Big Data Maturity Model Assessment Tool, which can help to guide IT and business professionals on their big data journey. The assessment looks at companies across five dimensions that impact maturity, including organization, infrastructure, data management, analytics, and governance.

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February 11, 2014

Solution Spotlight on Big Data Analytics

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TDWI Seminar Series in London: Building the Foundation for Business Analytics in Your Organization

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