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Dell EMC 

Shared Infrastructure for Big Data: Separating Hadoop Compute and Storage

The decoupling of compute and storage for Hadoop has been of the big takeaways and themes for Hadoop in 2015. BlueData has written some blog posts about the topic this year, and many of our new customers have cited this as a key initiative in their organization. And, as indicated in this tweet from Gartner’s Merv Adrian earlier this year, it’s been a major topic of discussion at industry events: Last week I presented a webinar session with Chris Harrold, CTO for EMC’s Big Data solutions, where we discussed shared…

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Forrester 

Architect Your Predictive Analytics Capability To Unleash The Power Of Digital Business

Predictive analytics has become the key to helping businesses — especially those in the highly dynamic Chinese market — create differentiated, individualized customer experiences and make better decisions. Enterprise architecture professionals must take a customer-oriented approach to developing their predictive analytics strategy and architecture. I’ve recently published two reports focusing on how to architect predictive analytics capability. These reports analyze the trends around predictive analytics adoption in China and discuss four key areas that EA pros must focus on to accelerate digital transformation. They also show EA pros how to…

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Big Data Continues to March Beyond the Chasm in 2016

Last year the big data market centered squarely on technology around the Hadoop ecosystem. 2015’s been all about ‘putting big data to work’ through use cases shown to generate ROI from increased revenue and productivity and lower risk. As we move into 2016, big data continues its march beyond the ‘chasm.’ We’ll see more mainstream companies adopting big data and IoT, with traditionally… Source: Pentaho BI, Big Data Analytics, Blog Posts – www.pentaho.com

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Dell EMC 

The Digital Revolution Pecha Kucha Style

Impressions from the inaugural Strata+Hadoop World Singapore 2015 There’s never a second chance to make a first impression, right? Well, the first session at the inaugural O’Reilly Strata+Hadoop World Singapore conference in my hometown left a remarkable impression on me. In the evening of December 1st, 2015, I jumped out of a cab in the heart of the undeniably smartest city on the planet, whizzed by 3-storey tall 60-meter (200 feet) wide “Big Picture” screen at Suntec Conventions Centre, – the largest High Definition TV wall in the world –…

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Dell EMC 

Can Kids Give Us A Lesson Or Two On Big Data Analytics?

Math scores across US grade schools have dropped this year according to newly published NAEP 2015 test scores. According to the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematic) Education Coalition, U.S. 15 year olds ranked 21st in science test scores among 34 developed nations. These are dismal stats that have many concerned, since STEM education plays a critical role in U.S. competitiveness and future economic prosperity. The good news is that by 2020, the demand for STEM professionals will add over 1 million STEM jobs to the US work force. STEM…

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Dell EMC 

Break the cycle of deploying unwieldy Hadoop infrastructure

  We are in a new data-driven age. With the rise in adoption of big data analytics as a decision-making tool comes the need to accelerate time-to-insights and deliver faster innovation informed by these new data-driven insights. You know what? That’s a lot of mumbo-jumbo. Let’s boil it down to the real issue for IT: the tools that analysts and data science professionals need were not really designed to be enterprise-friendly, and they can be unwieldy to deploy and manage. Specifically, I’m talking about Hadoop. Anything that requires the provisioning…

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