Big Data

Unless you've been under a rock somewhere, you know that big data is, well, pretty darn big right now. In this section we attempt to cut through the marketing hype and get at some of the ways that big data is changing the tech landscape.




Some believe that new technology is always better, but that isn't always the case. Sometimes, the combination of old and new can give the...


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Predictive analytics is being put to use by health care providers, and both the patients and the providers are benefiting from it. Patients...


SQL and Hadoop are both powerful tools in their own rights, and together, in SQL on Hadoop, their ability to handle big data analysis is...


It can be difficult to combine data from varying sources, but when some of that data is from external sources, that further complicates...


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Data from varying sources often must be used in Hadoop, but properly combining those data sources is critical for accurate analytics. One...


Hadoop is an excellent tool for data analytics, but data must often be collected from varying sources. Using source-agnostic tools can...


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Graph databases rely on relationships and nodes to organize and process data, giving them an edge over traditional databases.


Is your IT business performing at it's peak efficiency? Big data analytics can you achieve this.


Data theft is an ever-growing problem, but the combination of big data and Hadoop promises to help identify it before it can do any harm.


The Open Data Platform has the potential to change the way that big data is processed, but many do not understand it or how it can work...


Smart cities can monitor, control and automate many essential functions. Now with the addition of big data, even more possibilities are...


Dark data may sound like something sinister, but it's really just big data that hasn't been analyzed. See the reasons why dark data isn't...


Fraud is the leading cause of financial loss in the banking industry. However, the combination of Hadoop with machine learning has the...


An integrated analytics platform can provide invaluable information, but only if it is receiving quality data. Here we examine ways to...


The Internet of Things is great at collecting data, but then what? An integrated analytics platform can take that unstructured data and...