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2018 Datawork Sessions You Should Check Out

Posted by Ashley Huang on May 16, 2018

2018 Dataworks Summit is just around the corner. As you’re preparing your travel to San Jose, it’s time to think about how to maximize your time at the Dataworks Summit. Dataworks Summit will take place from June 18 to June 21. Sessions, keynotes, and workshop are spread across eight different tracks. Check out the full agenda. Everyone may have different goals for this summit. While you’re going through the agenda to select the best sessions for you and your organization, here are our recommendations.

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Topics: Big Data, Hadoop Summit, hortonworks, Analytics, Data, BI on Big Data, Data Lake

What You Might Have Missed in April 2018

Posted by Ashley Huang on May 2, 2018

 

It may seem like only yesterday that we said goodbye to 2017, but we are almost half-way through 2018. Big things in Big Data happened in the month of April. Many of us watched Mark Zuckerberg testify in front of Congress about data use and security, and still await the final outcome of Cambridge Analytica’s data abuse. If April seemed like it slipped under your fingers, check out what you might have missed in the world of big data.

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Topics: Data, BI on Big Data

Looking for the Perfect Date using AtScale and Tableau

Posted by Tricia Lord on Apr 25, 2018

 

My previous blog highlighted some best practices to gain immediate value from all the capabilities that AtScale offers when using Tableau as your BI tool of choice. One of those best practices is to use AtScale-created date dimensions to improve query performance, which is particularly helpful when using date dimensions as filters.  

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Topics: About AtScale, Data, BI on Big Data

10 AtScale Scientific Observations

Posted by Matthew Baird on Apr 18, 2018

 

Five years ago we had a hypothesis that Business Intelligence (BI) needed a reboot. We planned to take the best parts of original BI ideas and merge them with modern engineering and data analytics to build a platform for delivering self-serve, secure, curated and fast analysis to the entire business. Our strategy, we believed, would build a bridge from the old world to the new world while giving us a stage to present new concepts that made Business Intelligence truly intelligent.

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Topics: About AtScale, Data, BI on Big Data

Selecting The Right Use Case For Your Big Data Implementation

Posted by Monoo Prasad on Apr 12, 2018

 

Organizations have come to the realization that data is a core part of their strategy and a scalable distributed computing platform central to their technology investment. However, a challenge that big data practitioners face is what use case they should first implement in their journey towards realizing their big data strategy. The reality is, multiple items need to be addressed: choosing the right technology, requisite funding, and the right technical talent. However, identifying the right use case with defined success outcome is the most crucial point of starting a big data project.

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Topics: Cloud, Data, BI on Big Data, Data Lake

API - Using AtScale’s Webhooks

Posted by Vadim Gekhman on Apr 9, 2018

Often times, customers approach me with questions around AtScale’s ability to integrate into customer’s operational stack.  Today, I want to highlight a component of AtScale’s Development Extensions called Webhooks.

 A webhook (also called a web callback or HTTP push API) is a way for an application to provide other applications with real-time information. A webhook delivers data to other applications as certain events occur, meaning you get data immediately as opposed to a REST API which you would need to poll for data very frequently in order to get it close to real-time. This makes webhooks much more efficient for both provider and consumer.

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Topics: BI, Analytics, Data, BI on Big Data, best practices, webhooks, API

What You Might Have Missed in March 2018

Posted by Ashley Huang on Apr 2, 2018

 

March is gone and Spring has arrived, at least for many of us. A lot happened in March, and we certainly don't want you to miss out on what’s big on big data. Without further ado, here is what you might have missed in March.

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Topics: Business Intelligence, Cloud, BI, Analytics, Data

The Ultimate Big Data Architecture Checklist

Posted by Rudy Widjaja on Mar 30, 2018

22706473_l.jpg The joy of working as a Customer Success Solution Architect is that I have the opportunity to work with many different customers and each challenges us with a different Big Data use case.

I've worked with enterprises that offload their Netezza database into the cloud. I've seen companies analyze social media data in real-time. I've helped teams streamline operational processes and increase efficiency in production lines. Big Data provides enterprises a competitive advantage and reduces operational costs across a these varied scenarios. However, setting up a big data environment is not for the faint-hearted - or is it?

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Topics: BI, Analytics, Data, BI on Big Data, Data Lake, best practices

Your Strata San Jose 2018 Insider’s Guide

Posted by Ashley Huang on Feb 16, 2018

 

 

It seems like only yesterday that we all gathered for the Strata New York Conference. And yet here we are, March is around the corner, and Strata San Jose is just a month away. Historically, Strata San Jose has roughly 5000 attendees while Strata New York averages closer to 7000 attendees. As one of the largest Hadoop conference in the US, Strata sessions focus on using data for competitive advantage. Strata Conference is also an opportunity to hear real life stories from enterprises who have been there, have the scars, and wrote the book. Strata is the ideal place to understand trends in the big data world. If you missed it, here are the [trends from 2017].


 

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Topics: Big Data, GartnerBI, Cloud, BI, Analytics, Data, Data Lake, Data Strategy, data driven

Gartner Summit 2018: Scale the Value of Data and Analytics, Texas Style!

Posted by Ashley Huang on Feb 15, 2018

 

The annual Gartner Data & Analytics Summit is just around the corner.  As in past years, we are all anticipating the overwhelming sessions and agenda throughout this exciting week. This time in Grapevine, Texas (again)! In between sessions, catch a breath of fresh air and check out the exhibit hall to collect a bag of goodies to bring home. While T-shirts always make good pajamas, we may also wonder which sessions and vendors we should not miss. With all of the sessions available at the Summit, here are our suggestion on the ones you don’t want to miss!

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Topics: Big Data, GartnerBI, Cloud, BI, Analytics, Data, Data Lake, Data Strategy, data driven

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