UNDER THE COVERS: DATABASES IN DEVICES

Embedded databases have become a popular use of database technologies. Aggregating all the uses of databases would show embedded databases to be just as popular (or more so) than the more extrinsic approach now that there are 25 billion connected devices, growing to a projected 75 billion by 2025. We’ve all used them, knowingly or…

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MCOBJECT EXTREMEDB EMBEDDED DATABASE SYSTEM

Embedded databases have become a popular use of database technologies, especially for IoT applications in the enterprise, as I discussed in this recent article at Upside. There are many reasons to embed a database in your application’s endpoints instead of just pushing data out to the device. When choosing your embedded database, areas that truly matter…

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GETTING STARTED WITH NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING IN YOUR ENTERPRISE

NLP is a necessary enterprise discipline today. Understanding the challenges and possibilities will help you harness this discipline for your language applications. Natural language processing (NLP) is poised to make major advances in enterprise applications. No longer is this an arcane art continually pushed off due to its difficulty. Today, NLP is beginning to be…

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UNDER THE COVERS: DATABASES IN DEVICES

Embedded databases have become a popular use of database technologies. Aggregating all the uses of databases would show embedded databases to be just as popular (or more so) than the more extrinsic approach now that there are 25 billion connected devices, growing to a projected 75 billion by 2025. We’ve all used them, knowingly or…

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INFORMATICA WINTER LAUNCH

Today, Informatica announced their Winter Launch. It’s a huge release, encompassing the bulk of their vast data management portfolio. As one of the few larger companies out there primarily focused on data management, I consider their moves a bellwether for the industry, and worth knowing about. Improvements are being made in Next-Gen Analytics, an AI-Powered…

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ANNOUNCING CLOUDERA DATA PLATFORM

At Cloudera Analyst Days, Cloudera announced the details of their highly anticipated direction. Cloudera Data Platform (CDP) is a combination of the Cloudera and Hortonworks stacks, pulling in Spark, Tez, Hive, LLAP, Impala, druid, and other project capabilities, 30+ in all, into a single integrated stack. This stack will have common security, governance and administration…

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ENTERPRISE DATA ARCHITECTURE TRENDS

The world of data is rapidly changing. Data is the prime foundational component of any meaningful corporate initiative. The means to manage the prime asset of data is a key decision point being made continually in competitive organizations. Incorporating new information into this process is required, and tradeoffs must be considered. It is a fascinating,…

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CONSIDERATIONS ON THE PATH TO CLOUD ACCEPTANCE

No matter which “stages of grief” model you buy into, the idea has importance for individuals and companies alike. We’re only human (or, ahem, a company), so we will go through similar stages when our big moves forward become painful. The key is how long it takes to go from, say, denial to acceptance. I…

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