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Business Problems Suited to Big Data Analytics

by   |   October 18, 2012   |   Leave a comment

Enterprises need clear processes for determining the value proposition of a big data analytics project. In this article, David Loshin examines the applications that make sense for these projects and the criteria that enterprises should use to weigh the costs and benefits of such a strategic investment. Read More…


Market and Business Drivers for Big Data Analytics

by   |   September 16, 2012   |   4 Comments

To best understand what “big data” can mean to your organization, start by understanding the conditions that has led to its growing acceptance. In this article, the first in a series, David Loshin explains the economic drivers that make new analytics applications worth evaluating given today’s exploding data volumes, and the technology innovations that make such systems more accessible to more companies. Read More…



An Introduction to NoSQL Data Management for Big Data

by   |   September 4, 2013   |   1 Comment

NoSQL data systems provide a flexible model that enables automatic distribution of data and elasticity with respect to the use of computing, storage, and network bandwidth in ways that don’t force specific binding of data to be persistently stored in particular physical locations. This article introduces the concepts behind the growing popularity of NoSQL in the development of analytics applications.
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