Tag Archive: structured data

Disney World of Data

On the way to the TDWI conference, I recently took my children to Walt Disney World in Orlando. This is truly a world of wonders and they were blown away by the colossal fairytale castles, the life-sized characters, and the vastness of the many parks. They were simply astounded by the size and scope of …

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Big O and Big Data

Last week I attended the Oracle Big Data and Extreme Analytics event in Melbourne. The packed audience was a good indication how relevant this topic is. Oracle illustrated and demonstrated the flow from unstructured data on Hadoop, through the Oracle NoSQL platform, integrated with structured data in their BI stack running on Exadata, to end …

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Changing of the Guard

Changing BI Architectures and Approaches  In today’s fast paced society everything is trying to be bigger and better. We have grown accustomed to a society where everything needs to be more advanced and developed.  This has resulted in an insatiable thirst for instant information. It is certainly no different in the business world and when …

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Big Data, BI and Advanced Analytics

Big data, which includes unstructured data and social media content, just keeps growing. Despite the complexities to store, manage, access and derive insight from this vast pool of information, businesses can gain great business value from it – so much that it can increase revenues and reduce costs significantly. This can be achieved by deploying …

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