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Just when you thought NoSQL meant the end of SQL, think again, and realize why you need to hold on to your relational database administrator like it was 1999. NoSQL has proven to be a resilient next-generation database technology for increasingly common internet-era specialized workloads. Now approaching a decade after its arrival on the scene, NoSQL is moving beyond architectural marvels to practical tools in the software development toolkit and, in that process, unveiling tried-and-true capabilities formerly known to be the scalpels of the enterprise relational database. Let's go back to the future and take a look at how the DBA is becoming as relevant as ever while NoSQL evolves for the enterprise.

Posted May 19, 2015

RedPoint Global was founded in 2006 by Dale Renner, Lewis Clemmens, and George Corugedo, who previously had worked together at Accenture. Based in Wellesley, Mass., RedPoint collaborates with clients around the world in 11 different verticals. "We have always been very focused on the data, and recognize that a lot of business problems live and die by the quality of the data," says Corugedo.

Posted May 19, 2015

Deep Information Sciences has closed $8 million in Series A funding. The round brings the total invested in Deep to $18 million. The funding will assist in the growth of the Deep Engine, which break downs the performance, speed and scale limitations of databases to help businesses achieve new insights and opportunities from big data.

Posted May 05, 2015

Hadoop—IT Heavyweight Versus Hype

Posted April 15, 2015

Delivering on Promise, Pivotal Open Sources Key Component of Its Big Data Suite

Posted April 13, 2015

Hortonworks Scoops Up SequenceIQ to Accelerate Hadoop Deployments into the Cloud

Posted April 13, 2015

Edd Dumbill to Present Opening Keynote at Data Summit 2015 in NYC

Posted April 08, 2015

Getting Up to Speed on Big Data Analytics

Posted April 08, 2015

The Internet of Things Heralds a New Kind of Spatial Database

Posted April 08, 2015

Q&A with Teradata's Chris Twogood

Posted April 08, 2015

Mapping the Path to the Data Lake

Posted April 08, 2015

The Five ‘Things' of the Internet of Things

Posted April 08, 2015

In order to truly appreciate Apache Drill, it is important to understand the history of the projects in this space, as well as the design principles and the goals of its implementation.

Posted April 08, 2015

Best Practices in Data Governance

Posted April 08, 2015

Translated to an analytical setting, Ockham's principle, also known as Ockham's razor, basically states that analytical models should be as simple as possible, free of any unnecessary complexities and/or assumptions.

Posted April 08, 2015

Classic DBAs Evolve to Cloud DBAs

Posted April 08, 2015

The Role of Friction in Data Discovery

Posted April 08, 2015

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