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Kudu – the end of MapReduce?

2017-11-14T23:42:03+00:00

The latest in a long line of struggling Data Warehouse companies announced their results  on 5th November. Teradata had flat revenues and flat to slightly declining revenues predicted for the year. Look at the Dell/EMC idea, HP''s continuing machinations and flat revenues, IBM's problems (including the strange decision to buy .... The Weather Channel ), [...]

Kudu – the end of MapReduce? 2017-11-14T23:42:03+00:00

Data wrangling – just a phase or here to stay?

2017-11-14T23:41:43+00:00

There have been myriad articles, blogs, posts in the last 12-24 months about Data Wrangling. I don't intend to re-hash those here - if you want a summary of Data wrangling take a look at this article by Lukas Biewald http://www.computerworld.com/article/2902920/the-data-science-ecosystem-part-2-data-wrangling.html We have worked with many clients where Data Wrangling has been the largest part [...]

Data wrangling – just a phase or here to stay? 2017-11-14T23:41:43+00:00

Big Data has a Big Problem

2017-11-14T23:40:39+00:00

One of the keys to success in Big Data is having the skills to make Big Data projects successful. While some of these skills are 'soft skills', the core requirement is to know what we are doing with complex, highly interrelated and fast moving technology. I recently read a Cap Gemini report on How Successful [...]

Big Data has a Big Problem 2017-11-14T23:40:39+00:00

The Open Source Vendor game

2017-11-14T23:39:47+00:00

The latest in a long line of struggling Data Warehouse companies announced their results  on 5th November. Teradata had flat revenues and flat to slightly declining revenues predicted for the year. Look at the Dell/EMC idea, HP''s continuing machinations and flat revenues, IBM's problems (including the strange decision to buy .... The Weather Channel ), [...]

The Open Source Vendor game 2017-11-14T23:39:47+00:00

Would you like a Monopoly with your Data or just a cartel?

2017-11-14T23:39:08+00:00

Two weeks ago I was fortunate to attend the CES show in Las Vegas. I experienced the joys of 3x Uber surge pricing on Thursday afternoon as well as some great discussions. Two things struck me from CES :- Try as they might, no-one can make the Internet of things very interesting. I visited [...]

Would you like a Monopoly with your Data or just a cartel? 2017-11-14T23:39:08+00:00

Machine Learning and Spark – get ready for the next big disruptor

2017-11-14T23:17:11+00:00

There are lots of articles, blogs, reports and noise at the moment about Spark and machine learning - driven primarily by the rapid adoption of MLlib (Spark's general machine learning library) that is leading developers to use R and Python in particular for Advanced Analytics. For a great overview go to Infoworld - Why you [...]

Machine Learning and Spark – get ready for the next big disruptor 2017-11-14T23:17:11+00:00

Big Data and Security – the next big disruptor?

2017-11-14T23:16:33+00:00

from Linkedin Last quarter I was invited to a Cloudera sales event in Las Vegas. Some impressive stats on last year's performance, a lot of enthusiasm and in particular a great session from Charles Zedlewski @zedlewski outlining some of the product and Apache initiatives coming soon. Two in particular are now announced the Open Network [...]

Big Data and Security – the next big disruptor? 2017-11-14T23:16:33+00:00

Cloud Services

2017-11-14T23:14:47+00:00

Cloud Excelerate Systems will guide you to a fully integrated, end-to-end Cloud solution built for your business. We only work with industry leading partners in Cloud Technology and Services. Our team of dedicated Cloud specialists include AWS ninjas, Openstack specialists and SaaS, PaaS and IaaS professionals. Our main focus is AWS and we [...]

Cloud Services 2017-11-14T23:14:47+00:00

Big Data

2017-09-06T15:26:39+00:00

Big Data   Big Data is impacting Enterprises in all sectors – Sales and Marketing, Finance, Product Development, Manufacturing, Distribution, Research and Development, as well as significant areas of Government and Non-profits. As Forbes magazine said a few years ago "Big Data is the new Oil." Customers considering their Big Data [...]

Big Data 2017-09-06T15:26:39+00:00

Operational Intelligence

2017-11-14T23:12:13+00:00

Splunk   Enterprises have widely adopted Splunk as their Big Data security solution.  Our certified and experienced Splunk consultants can work with your Splunk team to design, implement, configure and support your Splunk operations. We have implemented Splunk more than 50 times and have extensive experience in the full range of Splunk use [...]

Operational Intelligence 2017-11-14T23:12:13+00:00

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