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Despite the value data scientists can bring to a big data analytics team, not every business requires them. Some are using a mix of technology and culture to avoid the need.
Logi Vision and Logi Info self-service analytics products enable users to perform reporting and dashboarding, scorecarding, search, ad hoc queries, OLAP and data discovery.
Tableau helps users of all technical skill levels quickly analyze, visualize and share data with colleagues so they can make data-driven decisions.
Now more than ever, data centers need creative employees to adapt and outwit problems for a more efficient, reliable IT infrastructure.
I have 80 Windows servers in the data center. What can I use for daily event log monitoring?
Mainframes are well-suited for mobile apps, and though these systems are known to be safe, there are ways to tighten mainframe security.
A pivotal magazine article helped point medical doctor Parsa Mirhaji along a path to a semantic data lake for healthcare analytics applications, using Hadoop, RDF, graph databases and more.
Big data may be all the rage, but data warehouse platforms are still being utilized by companies of all sizes. Expert Craig S. Mullins takes a look at the technology.
IBM's planned purchase of The Weather Co.'s data operations may be a bellwether event from which data professionals can learn.
Roundtable discussion on business value of big data, chaired by Brian McKenna, Editor, SearchDataManagementUK, and featuring Mike Ferguson, Roxane Edjlali (Gartner), Joshua LeCure (GlaxoSmithKline).
Find out where to hone your business intelligence, data management and data warehouse skills with this list of training courses for 2012.
Poor data quality can have serious financial consequences for businesses. Read about the current state of data quality management at UK companies, including dirty data problems.
Oracle and China-based Internet service provider Tencent signed a nonbinding agreement for Oracle to use Tencent's online portals to offer Oracle cloud services in that country.
In the Oracle vs. Google court case over the use of Java APIs, Oracle claimed an expert witness appointed by the judge to assess potential legal damages isn't impartial.
Oracle Analytics Cloud rounds up a number of the company's business intelligence and big data cloud services. Expert Robert Sheldon takes a look at the cloud analytics platform.
Microsoft hasn't released the licensing details for SharePoint 2016, but there are a couple of areas where enterprises can expect additional expenses.
Companies want an enterprise search function that performs like Google, but hurdles persist to make that scenario reality. Emerging technologies offer hope of future parity.
Companies want enterprise search to perform like top Web engines, but improvements will need to target the unique needs of business. New technologies could help bridge that gap.
Hyper-V live migration delivers flexibility in a demanding environment, but administrators should be aware of ways to optimize the process.
A business with a broken Active Directory can crumple without this key piece of infrastructure. Learn how to plan an Active Directory backup and restoration.
Microsoft has tried to quell concerns administrators may have when upgrading failover clusters to Windows Server 2016 by smoothing out difficulties in the process.