Patrick McFadin

Patrick McFadin,an expert on Apache Cassandra and data modeling techniques, is chief evangelist for Apache Cassandra and a consultant at DataStax

DataStax, a provider of database software for cloud applications, accelerates the ability of enterprises, government agencies, and systems integrators to power cloud applications that require data distribution across data centers and clouds.

Articles by Patrick McFadin

While the focus of the IoT data discussion has understandably been on the strength of near real-time analytics to power what will soon become automated decisions based on information such as sensor data, there is also the question of what happens with data after the real-time window has closed. The time value of data is an important thing for IoT-enabled businesses to consider. Applying cost versus benefit to data is the first step organizations must take when considering the benefit of storing data, which data to store, and how secure the data will be.

Posted June 06, 2016