The end goal of any big data initiative is to deliver key insights very quickly, if not in real-time. While the first step of gathering data is challenging, today’s technology is more than capable of this. What comes next – extracting accurate insights in real-time and gaining foresight from it
The latest Community Technology Preview (CTP) of SQL Server 2016 was announced at Microsoft’s PASS Summit. The new version keeps data continuously encrypted, whether in the database or while being transferred. Support for R statistical analysis has been added, along with the inclusion of the PolyBase facility within SQL Server.
Both Big Data and the Internet of Things (IoT) are technologies that have something to do with more intelligent systems, but how similar or different are they? For starters, let’s understand IoT. It is basically about making our products smarter and contextually aware. With IoT, we are embedding chips and
Any company already managing a large amount of structured data with enterprise systems and data warehouses is therefore fairly well versed in the day-to-day issues of large-scale data management. It would seem natural for those companies to assume that, as big data is the next big thing happening in the
For generations, physicians have been trained in basic science and human anatomy to diagnose and treat the individual patient. But now, massive stores of data about what works for which patients are literally changing the way medicine is practiced. “That’s how we make decisions; we make them based on the
NoSQL has been a "complete game changer," according to database guru Michael Franklin. And yet, it has hardly touched the traditional Business Intelligence (BI) industry. Oh, sure, you can get an ODBC driver to connect Tableau to Cassandra or a similar connection between MongoDB and Informatica, but these are low-fidelity
EMC didn’t grow to be a $25 billion global technology leader without a keen focus on customer satisfaction. In fact, EMC has a dedicated program called Total Customer Experience (TCE) to drive continuous innovation in enhancing customer experience. For example, one strategy has been for our customer service organization to