Data Lake

Why Analysts Need Hands-On Access to Big Data: The Case for the Data-Native Approach

We’ve now gone down the road with big data and data lakes and the rise of AI and machine learning powered techniques long enough that it’s appropriate to take a step back and ask a few basic questions about what we’re trying to do and how we’re trying to do it. What’s interesting to me, […]

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Podcast on Data Fabric with MapR CEO John Schroeder

John Schroeder is the founder and CEO of MapR. He has extensive experience in enterprise software, having worked at Calista Technologies, Rainfinity, BRYO, and Compuware. Our conversation focused on MapR’s unique data fabric technology, which is an evolution of the data warehouse and data lake. The data fabric expands upon these earlier repositories to push […]

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Data Lake Failure Modes – Insights from Arcadia Data

To support the research mission Saving Your Data Lake, we’re speaking with various companies to capture their perspectives on why and how data lakes fail. Arcadia Data has experience using data inside the data lake in a new way that allows analysts to interact directly with data in what they call a data native mode […]

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Data Lake Failure Modes – Insights from Podium Data

To support the research mission Saving Your Data Lake, we’re speaking with various companies to capture their perspectives on why and how data lakes fail. During our conversations with Podium Data, we discussed three main failure modes of data lakes: Polluted data lakes A polluted data lake occurs when many pilot projects with many tools […]

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Operational Intelligence for CITOs

Operational Intelligence refers to a new category of methods and technology for gaining visibility into business operations, discovering insights, and then rapidly taking effective action, frequently through automation. Operational Intelligence refers to a new category of methods and technology for gaining visibility into business operations, discovering insights, and then rapidly taking effective action, frequently through […]

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How Machine Data and Operational Intelligence Can Supercharge Business Applications, Part I

Imagine that all your business apps were people, seated in an auditorium ready to hear a speech. Here’s what I would say to them about machine data: Imagine that all your business apps were people, seated in an auditorium ready to hear a speech. Here’s what I would say to them about machine data: “Business […]

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How Machine Data and Operational Intelligence Can Supercharge Business Applications, Part II

How people can use a data fabric like Splunk to take machine data and use it to improve operational intelligence In the first article in this series, I explained what machine data is and how it can help business applications. In this article, I explain how people can use a data fabric like Splunk to […]

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