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The 5 V’s of Big Data
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Google, Facebook, Netflix, LinkedIn, Twitter and all other social media platforms clearly qualify as big data technology centers. But when did they know to start worrying about the data they have? The answer is simple - it all depends on the characteristics of big data, and when the data processi...
What is Big Data?
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As we proceed through this age of massive information and great technologies, we are obtaining many more angles from which we can record data. As a result, organizations like Google, Amazon, Facebook, Netflix, and Twitter are finding more and more uses for the information gained from analyzing th...
What is an MPP Database? Intro to Massively Parallel Processing
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In order to understand popular data warehouses like Amazon Redshift, you first need to understand their underlying architecture and the core principles upon which they are built. Massively Parallel Processing (or MPP for short) is this underlying architecture. In this guide, we’ll dive into what ...
5 Signs You Need Business Intelligence
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Business intelligence, or just BI for short, is a term usually associated with a suite of software applications used to analyze an organization’s data for the purpose of gaining a strategic business advantage. In today’s electronically interconnected world, the amount of data generated by busines...
Moore’s Law and Kryder’s Law
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Since the early 1960s, technological research in the computer industry has made astounding breakthroughs. Everything from cloud-based data warehousing solutions like Amazon Redshift to data storage techniques like database replication have evolved due to these massive strides in technology. This ...
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