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BI Categories, Data Mining

Handling Data Concerns in 2024 and Onwards

January 5, 2024

Via: DATAVERSITY

Looking back, then forward, is a traditional exercise by year-end. Which data concerns are important enough to worry about in 2024? Which of those do we stand a chance of doing something good for in 2024? Needless to say, money […]


Software & Systems

How software engineering intelligence platforms boost developer productivity

December 12, 2023

Via: InfoWorld

In today’s fast-paced software industry, engineering organizations need objective measurements and analytical solutions to gauge their performance. Historically, engineering leaders have evaluated outcomes subjectively, lacking the data-driven insights required to drive success. This has hindered engineering leaders from making informed […]


BI Categories, Data Mining

No Database Is Perfect: Applying CAP Theorem to Database Choice

November 16, 2023

Via: DATAVERSITY

Since its introduction to the marketplace in 2000, the consistency, availability, and partition theorem, or CAP theorem, has been a guiding principle in database management. Computer scientist Eric Brewer presented the CAP theorem in a talk about distributed systems that […]


BI Categories, Data Mining

The Bottom-Line Business Benefits of Distributed Multi-Master Relational Databases

October 12, 2023

Via: Database Trends and Applications

Today’s applications—including enterprise applica­tions—need to be always on and always available and often must serve a global base of users who expect almost instantaneous response times regardless of where they are located. Meeting these challenges doesn’t just mean happier users: […]


BI Categories, Data Mining

NoSQL vs. SQL: Five Key Differences

August 24, 2023

Via: DATAVERSITY

NoSQL and SQL are the two primary forms of database used to store and manage digital data, with each providing key differences that support advantages and disadvantages. SQL deals with relational databases and NoSQL deals with non-relational databases. Both methods […]


BI Users, Data Analyst

Five Tips for Becoming a More Effective Database Professional

June 8, 2023

Via: Database Trends and Applications

Database professionals are the backbone of any modern company. They are responsible for managing, organizing, and analyzing vast (and rapidly increasing) amounts of information. Their work helps organizations make informed decisions, remain secure, increase efficiency, and stay ahead of the […]


Data Mining

Bringing AI to your organization? Better bring the right database

June 7, 2023

Via: CIO

Netflix tracks every user’s actions to instantly refine its recommendation engine, then uses this data to propose the content users will love. Uber gathers driver, rider, and partner data in the moment and then updates a prediction engine that informs […]


BI Categories, Data Mining

Types of Databases and Their Uses

April 20, 2023

Via: DATAVERSITY

There are several types of databases, and their differing designs process data in different ways. Providing access to information is the primary purpose of a database. They can be used for a variety of tasks, ranging from storing photos to […]


BI Categories, Data Mining

Confused About Database Dates? Many Are

March 9, 2023

Via: Database Trends and Applications

Across database structures, dates are ubiquitous: sales date; order date; shipment date; receipt date; created date; last updated date. You might think that with such an abundant presence, dates would be well understood. Sadly, dates hide in the shadows—and many […]


BI Categories, Data Mining

Data in 2023: Efficiency, Scale, and the Road to Deep Learning

February 9, 2023

Via: Database Trends and Applications

In 2023, companies will live and die by their data strategies. Massive increases in information generation, the cloud, and innovative technologies will be top of mind for database managers, all while an uncertain economy continually threatens budgets. For companies to […]


Software & Systems

The role of the database in edge computing

February 7, 2023

Via: InfoWorld

The concept of edge computing is simple. It’s about bringing compute and storage capabilities to the edge, to be in close proximity to devices, applications, and users that generate and consume the data. Mirroring the rapid growth of 5G infrastructure, […]


BI Categories, Data Mining

The Open Data Stack Distilled into Four Core Tools

December 30, 2022

Via: DATAVERSITY

Here’s the definition from our Data Glossary: “The Modern Data Stack (MDS) is a heap of open-source tools to achieve end-to-end analytics from ingestion to transformation to ML over to a columnar data warehouse or lake solution with an analytics […]


BI Categories, Data Mining

Is Your Database Built for Streaming Data?

December 12, 2022

Via: DATAVERSITY

When it comes to data sources, analytic apps developers are facing new and increasingly complex challenges, such as having to deal with higher demand from event data and streaming sources. Here in the early stages of this “stream revolution,” developers […]


BI Categories, Data Mining

A Guide to Time Series Databases

September 15, 2022

Via: DATAVERSITY

Time series databases (or TSDBs) are databases that have been optimized for processing time series data. Time series data is made up of data records that are indexed using timestamps. The timestamps provide a reference for each of the data […]


Software & Systems

How to use EF Core as an in-memory database in ASP.NET Core 6

September 8, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

There are many reasons why you might want to use an in-memory database when working on ASP.NET Core 6 web applications. Maybe you’re developing a new feature and you want to test it without affecting your production database. Or perhaps […]


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The 10 most in-demand IT jobs in finance

August 31, 2022

Via: CIO

The US financial services industry has fully embraced a move to the cloud, driving a demand for tech skills such as AWS and automation, as well as Python for data analytics, Java for developing consumer-facing apps, and SQL for database […]


BI Users, Data Analyst

When and Why to Use SQL for Database Analysis

August 29, 2022

Via: DATAVERSITY

As the world begins to generate more data than ever before, a range of tools has been created that help to deal directly with the rising tide. The market for products and tools that help us deal with data is […]


BI Categories, Data Mining

Why Digital Transformation and Data Integration Are Natural Enemies – and How That Can Change

August 22, 2022

Via: DATAVERSITY

Digital transformation represents the ultimate best practice of the modern era – it signifies ongoing change driven by technological advances and expanded capabilities, helps companies and employees exceed their perceived potential, and constantly raises the bar on competition and performance. […]


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Why database design choices matter to developers

July 26, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

Software developers today have more options open to them. They have tools and services that can help them build new applications quickly, then launch those services to customers globally, and then scale them up to meet growing demand. Microservices architectures […]


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How Implementing Change Data Capture Can Evolve Your Organization’s Data Capabilities

July 19, 2022

Via: DATAVERSITY

As companies look for ways to use their data to find new opportunities, the importance of real-time insights is growing. But many companies still rely on older, slower approaches to Data Management that struggle to keep up with the pace […]