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Hadoop may get most of the big data glory. But Strata + Hadoop World attendees said combining it with other technologies is what's really needed to power big data applications.
TechTarget editor Joe Hebert investigates the recent Oracle OpenWorld and JavaOne conferences in this episode of BizApps Today.
When Lehman Brothers failed in 2008, regulators and other banks had precious little data to gauge wider financial risks. Enter legal entity identifiers, a form of semantic data.
To fully understand their analytics data, organizations need to incorporate temporal data capabilities into data warehouses and business intelligence systems, consultant Barry Devlin says.
A slew of new cloud BI and analytics announcements could give businesses more reasons to consider whether now is the time to jump into the cloud for data analysis applications.
Predictive modeling can lead to some pretty bad insights when done poorly, but overcoming some common issues can help users sidestep problems on predictive analytics projects.
This year Microsoft started offering Dynamics AX on its Azure public cloud. Experts explain what it means for SAP users considering a two-tier ERP strategy.
Many agree that SAP's plans to converge its BI portfolio as a part of its 'Run Simple' strategy is wise. But the way forward for users isn't clear -- yet.
Packaged integrations can help ease integrating core SAP HCM data from SuccessFactors Employee Central into SAP ERP, writes Luke Marson.
Robert Sheldon explains the business continuity features added to SQL Azure, including automatic backup, self-service restore, manual copy, and export and geo-replication. These features are meant to keep the data available, even when the system fails.
Basit Farooq provides two different methods for provisioning a SQL Server virtual machine on Windows Azure. He also explains the benefits of the Windows Azure virtual machine and how to migrate from on-premises to Windows Azure.
Basit Farooq provides a step-by-step explanation for using the SQL Server Import and Export Wizard to transfer data between SQL Server databases and Microsoft Excel worksheets.
It's amazing how what was once a pet project that provided simple installers to fellow developers turned into a profitable business on the leading edge of cloud hosting and managed virtual servers. Here we take a look at the Bitnami story.
Jelastic's CTO discusses how its latest release includes Node.js and is set to help developers make fewer changes when deploying apps in the cloud.
Java expert Barry Burd discusses trends in Java 9, mobile development and IoT at JavaOne 2014.
With the LIO iSCSI target service, Linux shops have an affordable SAN option that ranks up there with expensive proprietary storage solutions.
COBOL might be one of the oldest programming languages, but that doesn't mean developers know all there is to know. We have expert insights on COBOL basics.
You can't depend on a building system to run the data center. Implement a BMS and a DCIM tool to monitor and predict system changes, tighten security and more.
With rumor and misinformation going viral during the Ebola crisis, the CDC hasn't adjusted its social media strategy, says a staffer.
Microsoft is staking its future in the cloud. But if you are weighing SharePoint Online vs. on-premises, here's how the two differ.
When using SharePoint eDiscovery Center to perform e-discovery across SharePoint, Exchange and Lync data, keep a few considerations in mind to boost efficiency, improve search and reduce risks.
Keynoter Didier Bonnet of Capgemini Consulting shares findings from his new book on digital transformation in a video interview from Oracle OpenWorld 2014.
The 2014 HR Technology Conference was dominated by talk of the data-driven organization and workforce analytics, with social recruiting and mobile also in strong evidence.
A consultant who helps companies deploy cloud HCM technologies explains the groundwork needed to blaze a clear path to the cloud.