Is Data the New Oil
Cloud, Data Science, Technology

Is Data the New Oil?

Reading Time: 2 minutes A recent post, on the cost and impact of persisted data, got me thinking: If data is the new oil, as some believe, then data virtualization is akin to the electrification of gas/petrol-powered cars. An Inconvenient Truth Cloud migration strategies,…

How Green Is Your Data?
Business, Data Science, Technology

How Green Is Your Data?

Reading Time: 2 minutes It seems like a strange question, but consider how much energy is consumed by blockchain, and in particular, Bitcoin. According to recent reports by the Cambridge Center for Alternative Finance, Bitcoin consumed about 0.55% of the world’s electricity production in…