Category Archives: Business Capability

Problem unsolvable for Data Lake Analytics

One of the tasks of Database Forensics is to detect events (or categories of events) that began too frequent. From programming perspective, this means that for each date there should be searches categories appearing more than certain number of times … Continue reading

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Lake and Blob – how far from each other?

Two competing cloud storage products by Microsoft are defined the next way: Azure Blob Storage is a general purpose, scalable object store that is designed for a wide variety of storage scenarios. Azure Data Lake Store is a hyper-scale repository that … Continue reading

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BIModal IT: Unheeded Silver Bullet?

Gartner gives the next definition for it’s new Bimodal approach: The essence of an enterprise bimodal capability is marrying more predictable evolution of products and technologies (Mode 1) with the new and innovative (Mode 2): Mode 1 is optimized for … Continue reading

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Governed Data Discovery vs BI

Governed Data Discovery vs BI: Is there the best strategy? Governed Data Discovery is one of the trending buzzword since 2014. The term made its debut in Gartner’s 2014 Magic Quadrant Report. Gartner first popularized the term data discovery and … Continue reading

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From SQL to NoSQL to NewSQL

History of RDBMS Every time new technology emerged it’s evolution ended up in realisation as relational system (RDBMS). In other words, the business before adopting the stuff always demanded atomicity, consistency, isolation, and durability (ACID).

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SQL or NoSQL: that is the question.

Relational database management system (RDBMS) have been a primary data storage mechanism for decades. NoSQL databases have existed since the 1960s, but have been recently gaining traction and the business faces a challenge of their efficient adoption. There are many tutorials … Continue reading

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Azure PDW is generally available

Microsoft released Azure SQL Data Warehouse accompanying  with a bouquet of impressive distinct capabilities that can be found in the press-release. An item attracted my attention was the next:

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