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The MapR Big Data Everywhere conference kicked off in San Diego – and there was no shortage of advice and predictions from the experts. We learned all about streaming data, building and operationalizing enterprise data lakes, Hadoop, leveraging your entire analytics ecosystem, how Big Data relates to the human genome, and how to jumpstart your Big Data projects.
Strata Hadoop World 2016 hit the ground running last week. And, Attunity hit the ground running along with it. We released Attunity Replicate support for Kafka – and to help spread the word, Attunity CMO, Lawrence Schwartz, went on theCUBE to talk about it with Jeff Frick and Peter Burris.
We data folks live in exciting times. As we saw at Strata + Hadoop World, open source developers continue to deliver new ways to analyze high volumes of fast-moving data. One of the hottest, Apache Kafka, can feed data from thousands of applications to emerging platforms like HBase and Cassandra. Enterprises can use Kafka message brokers, now supported as targets for Attunity Replicate, to tap real-time data streams from myriad sources to address a range of use cases.
Think back to when you were a kid and were asked what you wanted to be when you grew up. I’ll bet you didn’t say Data Scientist. Now fast forward to today. Glassdoor , an online job site, has identified Data Scientist as the top job for 2016 . Glassdoor chose Data Scientist as one the 25 Best Jobs in America for 2016 based on three key factors – number of job openings, salary and career opportunities rating.
US and European Union regulators are wrestling with mountains of red tape as they hammer out a data “Privacy Shield” agreement reached this month to preserve $260 billion of transatlantic trade in digital services.
I am a millennial. And with that, everyone always feels the need to tell me how young I am. But today is Twitter’s 10th birthday – and that is troubling for millennials everywhere. Why? Because it means we’re getting old.
Data Lakes are a hot topic, but beyond the hype it’s important to discover answers to who’s actually using them and if they are creating value. To understand the adoption and maturity of Data Lakes, Attunity , Hortonworks , and Teradata sponsored research to uncover key trends.
The way we bank is changing. There’s no doubt about it. According to the Millennial Disruption Index and the San Diego Union-Tribune , 1 in 3 millennials are open to switching banks in the next 90 days. And according to this article , less than 50% of Gen Y are likely to continue with their primary bank in the next six months.
Research from EY, among many other data points, proves that data is the key to growth and competitive advantage in financial services. Learn how one National Bank overcame data growth and regulatory compliance challenges in the final post of the Dan Woods series.
The online travel industry continues to grow at a steady – albeit, conservative – pace. Forced to evolve alongside consumers, the industry’s future growth will be driven by technology investments that enable companies to better target users and deliver more customized services. That can only mean one thing: more data. In order to ensure success, online travel companies must better manage the data deluge. Read more to learn how one online travel company accomplished this.