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Surfing the Big Data Retention Wave

Thank you to Mike Vizard of CTOEdge for accepting my guest blog post Surfing the Big Data Retention Wave

“Companies in many other industries face Big Data Retention imperatives, so when push comes to shove, you can analyze for show, but you need to comply for dough.”

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Make Your Applications Younger By Getting OLDR

OLTP or Online Transaction Processing databases and OLAP or Online Analytics Processing tools and data warehouses are widely used in data management applications and IT infrastructures. But as George Crump of Storage Switzerland points out in his Information Week blog post “Keeping Data Forever vs. Data Retention” the decision of what data to keep and […]

EMC buys Greenplum – But how reliable are analytics without MDM?

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The hot news in the “Big Data” world this afternoon is the acquisition of Greenplum by EMC. Greenplum has been one of the major high performance analytics players focusing on “Big Data” (see my analysis of Greenplum’s Enterprise Data […]