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2022 Trends in Big Data: The Data Marketplace Evolution

In this contributed article, editorial consultant Jelani Harper discusses 2022 trends in big data, data meshes, and composability. As 2022 beckons, the big data ecosystem finds itself in a transitional state of flux that may very well redefine everything you know—or thought you knew—about it. The cloud is still its unambiguous centerpiece, but is moving ever closer to the edge. Artificial Intelligence is still its media darling, but may soon yield that spot to quantum computing. Data fabrics are more prevalent than ever, but so is the rise of the data mesh concept.

Using Node.js To Explain How Scraping Has Changed eCommerce

In this contributed article, Christoph Leitner from covers the basics of what Node.js is before moving on to its impact on eCommerce. There are three main reasons that Node.js has taken web scraping to never-before-seen heights of importance for eCommerce: speed, cost, and customizability.

What Walmart’s Data Monetization Strategy Means for CPGs

In this contributed article, Henrique Aveiro and Ryan Powell of Insite AI, suggest that with a more strategic approach, CPGs can unlock stronger insights that help them understand their category challenges and opportunities. By forging their proprietary, operational IP with the right data from those like Walmart, brands will be much more agile, continuously innovative, and empowered to win across everything from assortments, trade promotions, and pricing to help them realize long-term success.

How Your Brand & Customers Win with Democratized Data & Embedded Analytics

In this special guest feature, Ashley Fitzgerald, Senior Director, Data Science & Analytics at Appnovation, discusses democratization of data: breaking down silos to make data + insights available to all teams, while creating a single view of the customer.

From Data Warehouses and Data Lakes to Data Fabrics for Analytics

In this contributed article, Kendall Clark, Founder and CEO of Stardog, discusses how data fabric is fast-becoming the data architecture foundation for analytics and how it is revolutionizing the $50 billion data lakes/warehouse market. Supported by real-word examples, the article explores how technologies such as expressive semantic modeling, knowledge graph, and data virtualization are connecting disparate data lakes to streamline data pipelines, reduce dataops costs and improve analytics insight.

eBook: 101 Ways to Use Third-Party Data to Make Smarter Decisions

To guide you in becoming a data-driven organization, AWS Data Exchange has created a new eBook, 101 Ways to Use Third-Party Data to Make Smarter Decisions. This innovative resource is designed as a broad compilation of use cases submitted by AWS Marketplace data providers.

TOP 10 insideBIGDATA Articles for November 2021

In this continuing regular feature, we give all our valued readers a monthly heads-up for the top 10 most viewed articles appearing on insideBIGDATA. Over the past several months, we’ve heard from many of our followers that this feature will enable them to catch up with important news and features flowing across our many channels.

If You Are Relying Mostly On Hadoop to Meet Your Regulatory Compliance Needs, Your Company Could Be in Trouble

In this special guest feature, Stefan Pracht, Senior Vice President, Product Marketing, Axellio, says that although Hadoop may be a strong solution for the big-and-fast data issue, it is becoming constrained by conventional server designs in a world in which institutions are having to deal with billions of records per day. Organizations may significantly reduce the expenses and equipment required to conduct these critical activities by using a server platform that utilizes a high-density, all-NVMe SSD-based appliance as the basis of the solution.  It should be considered as a viable alternative to a Hadoop-only solution architecture.

Heard on the Street – 11/30/2021

Welcome to insideBIGDATA’s “Heard on the Street” round-up column! In this regular feature, we highlight thought-leadership commentaries from members of the big data ecosystem. Each edition covers the trends of the day with compelling perspectives that can provide important insights to give you a competitive advantage in the marketplace.

2022 and Vertical Industry Data — A Sleeping Giant Awakens

In this contributed article, Steven Schwartz, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Narrative, believes this coming year will be the one that marketing a company’s data as a viable revenue-generating “product” will gain traction across a myriad of vertical industries. Businesses are looking for ways to expand their revenue lines, and data’s unique attributes make it attractive to sell, from a pure P&L perspective.