If you do business around the world, you may need a scalable, distributed, global database. You have several choices including Google Cloud Spanner, the open source CockroachDB, the graph database Neo4j, and the subject of this review, Azure Cosmos DB.
Click to learn more about author Thomas Frisendal. When you face highly connected data, you might have to choose between Relational vs. Graph. Which one is better? The answers became clear to me, when I asked people from both camps using two (non-scientific) questionnaires. It is not rocket science, but you still need to do [?]
by Angela Guess A new press release reports, ?TigerGraph, the world?s fastest graph analytics platform for the enterprise, today introduced TigerGraph 2.0 to empower enterprises with the fastest and most scalable graph analytics. TigerGraph 2.0 offers real time MultiGraph collaboration services ? an industry first that supports upcoming GDPR requirements, along with enhancements in distributed [?]
The issue of schema?and what is frequently perceived as its inherent difficulties?is becoming more important every day. Organizations are increasingly encountering decentralized computing environments typified by semi-structured or unstructured external data of varying formats, often requiring integration with internal, structured data for immediate business value.
Neo4j is both the original graph database and the continued leader in the graph database market. Designed to store entities and relationships, and optimized to perform graph operations such as traversals, clustering, and shortest-path calculations, Neo4j shines at exploring data that consists of huge numbers of many-to-many relationships.
Click to learn more about author Akshay Pore. NoSQL databases have seen increased adoption in the last five years. A growing number of companies have at least one NoSQL database as a part of their enterprise data landscape. In today?s IT environment, where DevOps, SAFe and Agile are being increasingly embraced, utilization of NoSQL database for [?]
Click to learn more about author Steve Miller. I came across a jaw-dropping article from the Brookings think tank two weeks ago. The column noted that ?household employment data reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) show that Americans with college degrees can account for all of the net new jobs created over the [?]
Click to learn more about author David Lavenda. 2017 was an interesting year for information administrators. Large-scale data breaches took place seemingly every week, historic storms and wildfires tested even the best laid continuity plans and all year we read about how AI was going to take our jobs. Information has never been more important [?]
Statistical computing and graphing is an exciting field to work on. Companies around the world work on approx 2.5 Quintillion Bytes of data everyday which empathizes on the need of people with specialization in programming languages and deep analytical skills. Plethora of choices exists in the world of programming languages.... Read more »
Microsoft may be building a new campus in Redmond, but it?s also building a lot of software and a lot of tools?especially around its cloud and enterprise businesses. Windows will still dominate Microsoft?s balance sheet in 2018, but Azure and other cloud platforms will become increasingly important, thanks to initiatives like Microsoft 365 and the integration of Azure, Office 365, Dynamics 365, and LinkedIn.
Click to learn more about author Steve Miller. It?s Fall championship time for NCAA D1 college sports. On Sunday 12/3, college football announced its final four to commence New Year?s day, and other championship tournaments such as men?s and women?s soccer and women?s volleyball are currently in progress. A major challenge before the start of [?]
Click to learn more about author Thomas Frisendal. ?Nudge nudge, wink wink, say no more, say no more?. Says British Eric Idle in the third Monty Python?s Flying Circus episode, ?How to Recognise Different Types of Trees From Quite a Long Way Away? from 1969. Indeed, it should not be necessary to say more, once [?]
From its humble beginnings in the AMPLab at U.C. Berkeley in 2009, Apache Spark has become one of the key big data distributed processing frameworks in the world. Spark can be deployed in a variety of ways, provides native bindings for the Java, Scala, Python, and R programming languages, and supports SQL, streaming data, machine learning, and graph processing. You?ll find it used by banks, telecommunications companies, games companies, governments, and all of the major tech giants such as Apple, Facebook, IBM, and Microsoft.
by Angela Guess A new press release reports, ?TigerGraph, creator of the world?s first and only native parallel graph database platform for enterprise applications, today announced the addition of role- and view-based security to its Native Parallel Graph (NPG) platform. The new feature delivers enhanced security, enabling enterprises to create and administer access to subgraphs [?]
It?s taken some time, but Microsoft?s $26 billion purchase of LinkedIn is finally starting to show some interesting results, with LinkedIn data starting to show up in tools like Outlook. It?s the first sign of Microsoft using the social network?s relationship graph, the complex data set that was the reason for one of Microsoft?s biggest Silicon Valley acquisitions.
Click to learn more about author Thomas Frisendal. Happy Days Are Here Again! At least for all of us, who get a kick from new data base technologies. This is much like the repeal of probation in the 1930es (where ?Happy days are here again? was a new and popular song). These days the V-commandments [?]
Click to learn more about author Bree Baich. Recently, a follower on Twitter reached out to share her frustration over the results of her data storytelling research. ?We?ve been researching the topic like crazy, but I don?t seem to find an agreed upon definition for it.? I?ve spent my entire career in roles that required a [?]
At Microsoft?s Build developer conference last week, the company announced Cosmos DB, a new cloud database offering that, if you believe the hype, entirely changed the database game. Before reelecting on what this means for developers and organizations, it?s worth taking a look at what Cosmos is.
In the ever-changing world of software, Microsoft Office has been remarkably consistent. The core set of desktop tools?Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook?are still here, years after their initial appearances. Some have been here since the days of DOS (Word and Outlook), while others arrived with MacOS (Excel and PowerPoint) and Windows (Access). Although they?ve had upgrades and new user experiences, they still do the same things they always have done.
The solution to the problem described in ?Knowledge Maps Part 1: What Is the Problem We Are Trying To Solve? lies in the artful combination of several maturing technologies ? Semantics, Graph Databases, and Web Services.
Actually numbers 1, 2, and 5 all refer to the same training given by the University of Sheffield on subjects such as: Curve fitting; Regression; Classification; Supervised and unsupervised learning; Linear models; Polynomials; Radial basis functions; and much more. Hardly my kind of Data Modeling.