Have you misunderstood Big Data?

Big Data is subject to misunderstandings. As the term gains traction in business circles, the concept itself is becoming unclear and clouded by a series […]


Big Data Market Trends 2015

Big Data Analytics is poised for major growth next year. As we look ahead to 2016, it is important to recap the major market trends […]


The Basic Principles of Data Compression

The basic principles of data compression are set out to achieve a reduction in file size by encoding data more efficiently. One type of data compression […]


What Can You Do With Data?

Marketing and data science is an interesting area, CMOs everywhere are looking to leverage their datasets to best market products to their customers. The main […]


Limited Skills are Big Data’s Biggest Barrier

Most companies are unsure about how to implement buzzword technologies such as Hadoop and Big Data, claims a study conducted by SnapLogic and TechValidate. “There is […]


Smashing world records yet again in the TPC-H

This time we’ve tested up to 100TB and you won’t believe the results In 2008 we smashed it. In 2009 we knocked everyone’s socks off. […]


Why speed does matter

I recently had a discussion with a journalist about whether speed mattered in databases. I found it confusing at the time. Surely, it’s a no-brainer: […]