Tag Archives: Business Capability Increment

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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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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PolyBase: A Superior Alternative To Process And Query Data

Recently I was literally stunned when loading bulky data into PDW got result a magnitude faster than expected. Load of 20Gb file into Azure Blob Storage from local machine takes 15 minutes, copying from Blob Storage into Data Lake (ie from one … Continue reading

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