Big Data is not always Big Information

Big Data is not always Big Information Organizations don’t need big data, they need big information. Let me explain. Years ago, my professors taught me the critical difference between data and information. Data are raw unorganized facts that need to…

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Big Data Warehouses require Hybrid Data Storage

Big Data Warehouses require Hybrid Data Storage There’s no stopping the big data revolution. The potential business advantages are clear. Big data systems make advanced forms of analytics possible that allows organizations to optimize business processes, increase customer delight and…

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big-data-virtualization

V is for Big Data Virtualization

You’ve undoubtedly heard the (tired) definition of big data involving the three “Vs” for volume, variety, and velocity. Now there’s a growing movement to associate a fourth V-word with big data sets: virtualization. But what is data virtualization? For years,…

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Data Virtualization benefits – immediate ROI

Data virtualization benefits impact on both the business and IT. It delivers value in a relatively short period and keeps paying back over time. From a business perspective, getting integrated information faster has resulted in numerous benefits including better customer…

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Data Virtualization main Use Cases

Data virtualization is being used in everything from small projects that are in need of quick data access, as part of bigger application or data warehousing project, as an enterprise-wide semantic or common data layer or any combination thereof. The…

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