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A Primer on Predictive Analytics

Insight, not hindsight is the essence of predictive analytics. How organizations instrument, capture, create  and use data is fundamentally changing the dynamics of work, life and leisure.

Analytics is changing expectations and business strategies....

Big Data Performance Anxiety and Data Grids

In Memory Data Grid (IMGD) is a data structure that is being increasingly cited as a solution to the problem of scaling big data applications. Unlike in-memory applications, IMGDs distribute only the data across RAM over multiple servers. With...

Sand Hill 50 “Swift and Strong” in Big Data

“The race is not always to the swift nor the battle to the strong, but that’s the way to bet” is attributed to Damon Runyon, who wrote about Broadway in the 1940s. Some investors use this as a guiding principle for predicting winners and losers....