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Information Density is in the Eye of the Beholder

There is a current trend that manifests itself as “there is value in all data, so keep everything, because you don’t know now what is valuable and what isn’t”. This is undoubtedly correct, but is it useful? Basically, the question … Continue reading

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Hadoop: the answer to a question not yet understood?

Bernard Marr: “Where Big Data Projects Fail” http://www.forbes.com/sites/bernardmarr/2015/03/17/where-big-data-projects-fail Gartner: Top challenge for Hadoop adoption: “Determining how to get value from Hadoop” Gartner: 68% of Hadoop adoptions driven by C-Suite (management-by-in-flight-magazine alert!) I love Hadoop, but are we over hyping it? … Continue reading

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