by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, ?Atmosera, a premier Tier-I Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider (CSP), today announced its Azure Migration Assessment Program for organizations focused on transitioning website infrastructure to Microsoft Azure. The new program includes the only free assessment of its kind to evaluate website workloads and performance data to develop [?]
Two questions align when it comes to the Chief Data Officer (CDO): How do you know your business is ready to have one? And if it is, how do you quickly get a CDO shop in shape? Thomas Redman, The Data Doc who helps companies improve Data Quality, took up the first question during the [?]
At the Enterprise Data World 2017 Conference, a panel of Data Governance and Data Management industry experts shared their wisdom, offering tips, ideas, and best practices. The panel discussion was titled ?You CAN Be Successful in Data Governance Best Practice Tips and Takeaways.? The transcript below is a selection of some of the highlights of [?]
The erwin, Inc. premiere of erwin DG at the DATAVERSITY® Data Architecture Summit 2017 marks a new approach to tackling the practice of discovering, understanding, governing and socializing data. That strategy, dubbed Data Governance 2.0, puts the focus on making Data Governance everyone?s business, in order to fully leverage data for strategic advantage and remove [?]
Machine Learning (ML) ??explores the construction and study of learning algorithms.? (DAMA DMBOK). Furthermore, Machine Learning: ??is about building programs with adaptable parameters that automatically adjust based on the data the programs receive. By adapting to previously seen data, the programs are able to improve their behavior. They also generalize data, meaning that the programs [?]
Smart Data Webinar: See Me, Feel Me, Touch Me, Heal Me ? The Rise of the Cognitive Interface from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording from this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar A generation that grew up with games that read behavioral cues and provide haptic feedback is ready for more advanced interfaces [?]
To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar A generation that grew up with games that read behavioral cues and provide haptic feedback is ready for more advanced interfaces ? can you deliver what they want? We are a long way from systems that ?understand? people, but technologies to ?recognize? [?]
Big data is a vast collection of data that is collected from various traditional and digital sources. This data is a gold mine for marketing analysts and is a source of constant discovery and interpretation of consumer behavior. Nowadays, analysts are focusing on social media websites and online activities of... Read more »
On Halloween, Google told its Google G Suite users that ?this morning, we made a code push that incorrectly flagged a small percentage of Google Docs as abusive, which caused those documents to be automatically blocked. A fix is in place and all users should have full access to their docs.?
Prometheus, the open source monitoring system for Docker-style containers running in cloud architectures, has formally released a 2.0 version with major architectural changes to improve its performance.
Millennials (the new generation of future Data Experts) have a lot to offer. But, enterprises might need to think a little differently about how to foster their growth so that they can deliver real value to the organization. As baby boomers retire ? and as businesses realize that Generation X wasn?t big enough to replace [?]
Docker announced today it will integrate an ?unmodified? version of Google?s Kubernetes container-orchestration tool as a native part of Docker. Docker said the Kubernetes integration will be available as a beta release, but gave no release date.
Virtualization management tools are becoming a must-have for enterprises that are grappling with increasingly dynamic infrastructure environments. Virtualization management tools allow for proactive capacity planning, which increases performance efficiency, keeps costs in check and avoids disruption.
The Chief Data Officer landscape presents a verdant picture in many ways. Gartner, for example, has estimated that one-quarter of large global organizations had already hired a Chief Data Officer (CDO), and that by 2019 that figure will rise to 90 percent. Noting that the Office of the CDO is responsible for Data Analytics initiatives [?]
Click to learn more about author Carie Lemack. Never has nature done more to elevate the importance of data and Data Management, albeit as a result of the power of Mother Nature, because of the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey (in Houston) and Hurricane Irma (in Florida). Never has a city been so dependent on data, never [?]
In mid-2017, erwin, Inc announced the development of erwin DM NoSQL, the most recent evolutionary step in their expansion of erwin?s software. erwin DM NoSQL is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) application, supporting erwin, Inc?s Any2 Data Management philosophy (any data, located anywhere). The new addition to the basic erwin Data Management base offers relational data modeling [?]
Maybe you want to avoid burning up a bunch of cash on Databricks, the cloud-based Spark machine learning and analytics platform. Or maybe you need a data source or language it doesn't support. Or maybe you're just more of an open source or roll-your-own kinda person? Enter Apache Zeppelin. It won InfoWorld Bossie awards in 2015 and in 2016.
Implementing Big Data, NoSQL, & Hadoop ? Bigger Is (Usually) Better from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar From its widespread formal business practice to the scope of casual popular awareness, ?Big Data? has a tendency to live up to its name. Featured in countless headlines, [?]
To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar From its widespread formal business practice to the scope of casual popular awareness, ?Big Data? has a tendency to live up to its name. Featured in countless headlines, journal articles, and industry reviews, Big Data metrics and methods such as NoSQL and [?]
by Angela Guess A recent press release states, ?Equifax Inc. today announced a cybersecurity incident potentially impacting approximately 143 million U.S. consumers. Criminals exploited a U.S. website application vulnerability to gain access to certain files. Based on the company?s investigation, the unauthorized access occurred from mid-May through July 2017. The company has found no evidence [?]
Amazon?s Elastic Cloud Computing (EC2 has changed quite a bit in the last five years, so whether you are new to EC2 or an old hand, it?s worth a look at how to launch your own EC2 instances today. (For a deeper primer on EC2, check out Sean Hall?s EC2 tutorial at InfoWorld from 2012, but note he?s doing things the command-line way, whereas today you can do things the graphical way, as this post shows. Still, if you want to know what Route 53 and so on mean, read Hall?s article.)