Category Archives: Operational Database

Turning petabytes of pharmaceutical data into actionable insights

Categories: Data Engineering Enterprise Data Hub General Open Source Software Operational Database

Authors: Mai N. Nguyen, Accenture & Mitch Gomulinski, Cloudera Imagine storing the DNA of the entire population of the US – and then cloning them, twice. That’s the equivalent of 1 petabyte (ComputerWeekly) – the amount of unstructured data available within our large pharmaceutical client’s business. Then imagine the insights that are locked in that…

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Breaking down data silos: when SAP alone is not enough

Categories: Data Engineering Enterprise Data Hub Operational Database Partners

Running a large company is impossible without having an ERP system in place, and SAP business software remains at the forefront in this category. But when companies are looking towards new technologies such as data lakes, machine learning or predictive analytics, SAP alone is just not enough. To keep up with tech trends, businesses have…

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What To Consider When You’re Considering Cloud

Categories: Analytic Database Cloud Data Engineering Data Science Operational Database Spark

In a blog posted earlier this week, my esteemed colleague Sean Anderson laid out a powerful argument for machine learning (ML) as a way to fuel recommendation engines, churn reduction engines, and IoT workflows. Leveraging components like Apache Spark, and its machine-learning libraries, data scientists are able to design and train complex models using troves…

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