Smashing world records yet again in the TPC-H

13th November 2014

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

12th November 2014

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: […]


Big Data: Five Tips to Get Started Quickly and Make it Work

2nd October 2014

So much talk – but so far not much action. When it comes to big data, everybody agrees on its business potential. However, many projects […]


Tips for success: Big Data

30th September 2014

It would appear that the concept of big data requires more company buy-in than an investment in technology. During the big data hype of the […]


Big Data – Is it Driving the Big Business Decisions?

18th September 2014

We hear a lot about the growing importance of big data as a tool for business advantage. But how is this data being used? Is […]


How to get purposeful big data: The Holy Grail of analytics

10th September 2014

Back in 2013, Director of Information Communications Technology for Yarra Trams in Melbourne, Australia, spoke about how the company was harnessing the power of big […]


Cutting through the complexity

4th September 2014

Big data analysis requires high-level talent – no wonder there’s a shortage of the right skills says Yves de Montcheuil, VP Marketing, Talend New technologies […]


Learning will never be the same: Big Data in education

26th August 2014

It doesn’t matter which era you’re from, it is evident that the classroom has changed significantly of late. With the proliferation of tablets and laptops, […]


Winning back a Premier League place using data analytics

30th July 2014

Data analysis is nothing new to sport the world over, most teams do have specific people engaging sports science with their club – but it […]


Organ transplant lists: Can big data help?

24th July 2014

Social media can sometimes enlighten us to the power of organ donations, but for the most part you will not have heard about the almost […]