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The Experts You Need in a Big Data Team

Many articles explain the benefits of big data so that many businesses are now aware that they should get on board in time. However, not many explain… Continue Reading

Get Started with Big Data Tools

Business Intelligence is about informing the business decisions and there is no better way to gain useful insight than using big data. Old BI tools are… Continue Reading

Making Practical Use of Big Data

Big Data has almost unlimited use cases, especially if combined with machine learning. We review some of them so that you can paint a practical picture… Continue Reading

Best Big Data Books to Read in 2018

If you want to improve your big data knowledge, then this article will give you an overview over some of the best big data books that can bring more light… Continue Reading

The Case for Big Data Deontology

The recent Cambridge Analytica scandal shows us how critical access to data nowadays really is. By all indications, the voters’ own answers to a… Continue Reading

What is Big Data? - Infographic

The BIG in big data stands for doing things big, but also about doing big things. Our brains are very good at spotting patterns, di­fferences, and… Continue Reading

Why Move to a Bare-Metal Cloud Infrastructure

In the 1960s computers were expensive, and not easily affordable even by companies. The concept of multitenancy started with time-sharing, which allowed… Continue Reading

GDPR and Big Data in the Cloud

Many of our customers have asked about how will GDPR affect our commercial or technical relationship. Since we host a lot of “personal data”… Continue Reading

The Benefits of Being a Data-Driven Company

Data-driven companies are 23 times more likely to find new customers. As with previous technological advances, not embracing it in time is a risk - the… Continue Reading

Intel CPU Flaws & Bare Metal - Is Single Tenancy the Answer?

As many of you may have found out, two huge security vulnerabilities in Intel CPUs were found by security researchers. They were dubbed Meltdown and Spectre,… Continue Reading

Reacting Faster in Retail with Real-Time Big Data

Consider the following scenario: You are a supermarket store manager. Popcorn, pretzels, and the like seem to be suddenly disappearing from your shelves,… Continue Reading

Smooth Run of Operations for Our Retailer Customers on Black Friday

Black Friday is the hottest day of the year for any retailer. Traffic and demand increases exponentially, and peaks in traffic are as high as you can… Continue Reading