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insideBIGDATA Guide to Retail


In this new insideBIGDATA Guide to Retail, the goal is directed toward line of business leaders in conjunction with enterprise technologists with a focus on the above opportunities for retailers and how Dell can help them get started. The guide also will serve as a resource for retailers that are farther along the big data path and have more advanced technology requirements.

This article is the first in a series that explores a high-level view of how the retail industry has been influenced by big data technologies.

Self-Service Access to Data Increases Sales Success


Greater access to data, frequent use of analytic tools, and the adoption of data at higher levels of the organization lead to better sales performance, according to the findings of a global study released by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), sponsored by Qlik®.

Hadoop 101: Keys to the Kingdom – SQL in Hadoop


In the Hadoop Summit 2015 presentation below, SVP of Engineering at Actian, Emma McGrattan will discuss ways users can navigate around Hadoop’s technology limitations and turn it into a high-performance, fully-functional analytics engine.

Data Science 101: Getting a Free Mathematics Education for Data Science

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In this special feature, Daniel D. Gutierrez, Managing Editor of insideBIGDATA provides a number of free educational resources designed for budding data scientists to gain a foundation in mathematics.

Brains, Sex, and Machine Learning


In the presentation below, Dr. Geoffrey E. Hinton, Distinguished Researcher at Google, discusses how recent advances in machine learning cast new light on two puzzling biological phenomena.

Impact Report on Big Data Analytics Initiatives Unveils ROI, Trends


Teradata Corp. (NYSE: TDC), the big data analytics and marketing applications company, issued a global report on the state of big data analytics as currently practiced across six industries.

Datameer’s Stefan Groschupf on Data Security in the Cloud


As another episode of the Big Data & Brews industry perspectives series, Stefan Groschupf, CEO of our friends over at Datameer, talks about how cloud providers have strong data security measures since they have dedicated teams focused on that part of the solution.

Spark 101: Estimating Financial Risk with Spark


The talk below by Sandy Ryza, walks through a basic VaR calculation, aiming to give a feel for what it is like to approach financial modeling with Spark.

The Business Value of Cisco UCS as a Platform for SAP HANA and Other SAP Mission-Critical Applications


A valuable new 17 page IDC white paper sponsored by Cisco is now available that presents IDC’s analysis of the business value organizations are achieving by using Cisco UCS as a platform for SAP HANA and other SAP Business Suite applications.

Datameer’s Stefan Groschupf on Big Data Governance


As another episode of the Big Data & Brews industry perspectives series, Stefan Groschupf, CEO of our friends over at Datameer, talks about the difference between data governance and big data governance.