Is It All About Analytics Now?

Big Data is about analytics if it is about anything at all. There are one or two Big Data applications ... continue reading
Sand Hill Survey Results – How do you Hadoop? | Watch Video
Taming the Elephant The Power of SQL on Hadoop | Watch Video

Getting the Most Out of Your Analytics Investments – T...

We’ve all done it. Purchased that must-have item that you just know will make life better.  Sure, you may not ... continue reading

Emergence of the Chief Data Officer Caffeinates Data Integra...

We often watch new positions sprout up around emerging technology.  These days, we see new titles such as the chief ... continue reading

Big Data Information Architecture

This year, I’ve spent the first three months and change talking to people on both side of the line, software ... continue reading
Coffee @ Actian – Predictive Analytics & the Customer Journey | Watch Video
Actian Analytics Blueprints: Customer Analytics | Watch Video

It’s Not a Data Lake, It’s a Data Reservoir

I keep hearing the term “Data Lake” and I’m beginning to get edgy about it. The concept is simple enough. ... continue reading

The Data Challenges of Telemetry

Telemetry is the automated communications process by which measurements are made and data collected at remote points.  The data is ... continue reading

The Inconvenient Analytical Workload

I predict that for the next few years, and possibly even longer, there is going to be confusion about analytic ... continue reading
Healthcare BI Forum – Lance Speck Presentation | Watch Video
Coffee @ Actian with Ray — Episode 7: Hadoop Edition | Watch Video
SQL & Hadoop High Performance Advantage | Watch Video

“Google I/O: Hello, Dataflow, Goodbye, MapReduce” – Wh...

Google, welcome to the DataFlow bandwagon!  Having led a team that has been developing, supporting and aggressively enhancing a highly ... continue reading

Retail Begins to Understand Seamless Integration

It’s one thing to read about the use of data integration in a technology journal, but another thing altogether to ... continue reading
Industrializing R Analytics with Actian Analytics Platform | Watch Video
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Actian SQL on Hadoop | Watch Video

Elastic Data Infrastructure for the Responsive Enterprise

Elasticity has become a much-used term for cloud / technology infrastructures, as well as for business strategy and performance. Just ... continue reading