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Preparing Your Enterprise for Big Data

Big data applications are now fairly commonplace in large organizations. It is, however, difficult to simply ‘drop’ these applications into an existing IT infrastructure and expect to run smoothly. In addition to energy and cooling requirements for new hardware to support the new big data application, other IT areas need to prepare.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2014/10/27 | Source: Database Journal | Category: big data
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Integrating Big Data into the Enterprise Data Warehouse

Big Data implementations are more than just lots of data. Of equal importance is the analytics software used to query the data. Analyzing business data using advanced analytics is common, especially in companies that already have an enterprise data warehouse. It is therefore only natural that your big data application must be integrated with the existing warehouse.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2014/09/26 | Source: Database Journal | Category: big data
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Big Data Technologists Transition to Customer-Facing Roles

As the enterprise embraces big data, management assumes that staff sizes will decrease. What should be done with those unneeded technologists? One answer: convert them into technology consultants that collaborate and coordinate with the lines of business. In other words, give them customer-facing roles.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2014/08/26 | Source: Database Journal | Category: big data
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Managing Big Data DBAs

Technical support teams usually support familiar hardware and software configurations. Specialization in particular combinations of operating systems and database management software is common, and this allows some team members to gain in-depth experience that is extremely valuable in an enterprise IT setting. How has big data changed this paradigm?  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2014/08/04 | Source: Database Journal | Category: big data
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Do You Really Need to Tune Big Data Applications?

Big data applications are here to stay. The promise of this technology is the ability to quickly and easily analyze large amounts of data and derive from that analysis changes to customer-facing systems, hopefully at a reasonable cost. So, do these applications really need tuning?  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2014/07/11 | Source: Database Journal
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Do We Still Need Database Design in the Era of Big Data?

Many big data application implementations seem to begin with an existing data warehouse, one or more new high-volume data streams, and some specialized hardware and software. The data storage issue is often accommodated by installing a proprietary hardware appliance that can store huge amounts of data while providing extremely fast data access. In these cases, do we really need to worry about database design?  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2014/05/26 | Source: Database Journal | Category: big data
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Big Data Quality Metrics

This article outlines how to measure resource usage, and use these measurements to develop quality metrics for Big Data applications.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2014/04/28 | Source: Database Journal | Category: big data
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Big Data - Cost of acquiring skills

If your companies first foray into Big Data project starts with a big cheque then you are doing it wrong!  Read more...
By David Poole 2014/04/14 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: big data
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Load Testing in a Big Data Environment

Load tests give the database administrator quite a lot of valuable information and may make the difference between poor and acceptable application performance. But are there any gotchas or traps associated with big data?  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2014/04/07 | Source: Database Journal | Category: big data
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Big Data Basics - Introduction to HDFS

One of the core components of the Hadoop framework and responsible for the storage aspect is HDFS. Unlike the usual storage available on our computers, HDFS is a Distributed File System and parts of a single large file can be stored on different nodes across the cluster. Here are some of the key concepts related to HDFS.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2014/03/14 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: big data
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Big Data: Integration with Little Data

If we want to incorporate big data into our enterprise, it's crucial to know how to integrate it with our existing data.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2014/03/06 | Source: Database Journal | Category: big data
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Disaster Recovery and the Big Data Application

Ask database administrators how they implement disaster recovery in their big data environments and you'll get two typical responses: DR plans are not necessary and backups take up a lot of space. Despite this reasoning, a disaster recovery plan for your big data implementation may be essential for your company's future.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2014/02/04 | Source: Database Journal | Category: big data
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The DBA's Big Data Holiday Wish List

Big data is now a standard part of information technology architecture for most large organizations. As a database administrator, with the holiday season upon us, I have the following items and notions on my holiday wish list. Here's hoping that I am gifted one or more of these; each one gives me something that I want or need.   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2013/12/31 | Source: Database Journal | Category: big data
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Getting Ready for Big Data: Prepping the Data Warehouse

Big Data implementations bring their own problems and issues, and will require database administrators and support staff to redesign the data warehouse architecture. Here's how.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2013/12/02 | Source: Database Journal | Category: big data
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Big Data for SQL folks: The Technologies (Part II)

SQL Server Big Data. Is the end Near for ETL as we know is? Will RDBMs be obsolete? What is NoSQL? What is Hadoop? Big Data-the whole story.  Read more...
By Frank A. Banin 2013/11/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: business intelligence
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Tuning Distributed Applications to Access Big Data

Distributed applications are just that: distributed across one or more hardware platforms across the enterprise. The database administrator (DBA) has the unenviable task of monitoring these environments and configuring and tuning the database server to meet multiple needs. As multiple distributed applications now require access to a very large data store, what tuning options are available to help?  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2013/10/31 | Source: Database Journal | Category: big data
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SQL Saturday #248 Tampa

SQLSaturday BI & Big Data Edition is a free training event for everyone interested in learning about Business Intelligence & Big Data with a focus in the Microsoft SQL Server platform. This event will be held November 9th, 2013. In addition to our Saturday free event, we will also host four paid full day pre-conferences.  Read more...
By Press Release 2013/10/29 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: sql saturday
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Database Backup and Recovery in the Age of Big Data

Big data is the latest craze. Hardware and software vendors have overwhelmed IT departments with high-speed analytical software, proprietary high-performance hardware, and columnar-based data stores promising quick access and lightning-fast answers to ad hoc analytical queries. Forgotten in this blast of technology are the database administrators' most important responsibilities: backup and recovery.   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2013/10/01 | Source: Database Journal | Category: big data
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The Big Data DBA

Many IT enterprises are starting pilot projects to implement big data solutions. This article highlights what you need to know to check if you're ready to support these efforts, and integrate them into your current architecture, processes, and standards.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2013/08/02 | Source: Database Journal | Category: big data
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Flying high on the Big Data hot-air

Today Phil Factor talks about Big Data, and all the hype that's in the news.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2013/07/30 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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