key concepts in big data

Three Concepts in “Big Data” Systems You Need to Worry About

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By Dr. John R. Talburt For some time, the industry has been moving towards the implementation of new distributed processing technologies and this movement is laying the foundation for the next generation of IT systems. While these new technologies are starting to free us from the tyranny of single-server processing and the rigidity of relational database system architectures, we now …

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Quality vs Quantity: What Matters Most in Analyzing Enterprise Data?

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By Dr. John R. Talburt In academia we say both quality and quantity are equally important to enterprise data. In business we would say, “It depends.” However, the real answer is that this is a false choice like the question of “what happened to the missing dollar?” in the bellboy story. According to the fundamental principles of analyzing information quality, …