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March 2015 Blog Posts (7)

Michael Stonebraker, Pioneer in Database Systems Architecture, Receives 2014 ACM Turing Award ("Nobel Prize" of Computing)

Michael Stonebraker is being recognized for fundamental contributions to the concepts and practices underlying modern database systems.  Stonebreaker is the inventor of many concepts that were crucial to making databases a reality and that are used in almost all modern database systems. His work on INGRES introduced the notion of query modification, used for integrity constraints…


Added by Livan Alonso on March 25, 2015 at 7:59pm — No Comments

Correlation and R-Squared for Big Data

Guest blog post by Vincent Granville

With big data, one sometimes has to compute correlations involving thousands of buckets of paired observations or time series. For instance a data bucket corresponds to a node in a decision tree, a customer segment, or a subset of observations having the same multivariate feature.…


Added by Andrei Macsin on March 24, 2015 at 3:35pm — No Comments

Unstructured Data: InfoGraphics

Guest blog post.

Submitted by Ronan Keane.

DSC Resources


Added by Vincent Granville on March 19, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Data Veracity

Guest blog post by Michael Walker


Data Veracity, uncertain or…


Added by Mike Beneth on March 17, 2015 at 4:25pm — 1 Comment

BI vs. Big Data vs. Data Analytics By Example

Guest blog post Fari Payandeh

I know that not everyone will agree with my definition of Business Intelligence, but my objective is to simplify things; there is enough confusion out there. Besides, who is the authority on a…


Added by Andrei Macsin on March 11, 2015 at 12:44am — No Comments

Tame the BIG DATA BEAST with Business Intelligence Software

We've all heard about Big Data, and for most of us, the concept of taming big data is overwhelming. In the average business enterprise, data is everywhere - hidden in spreadsheets, report writers, databases, ERP, CRM, SCM and other large systems as well as in legacy systems and small packages designed for accounting or other targeted departmental activities. The first order of business in taming big data is to pull all of that data together. Once the business has cataloged and compiled its…


Added by Shambhavi Vyas on March 3, 2015 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Big data sets available for free

Guest blog post by Vincent Granville

A few data sets are accessible from our data science apprenticeship web page.…


Added by Andrei Macsin on March 2, 2015 at 1:59pm — No Comments

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