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Why Big Data Has a Place in Your Organization


Mehdi BADAWI-EL-NAJJAR

“Big Data” is currently a common buzzword, but a lot of the people who use it don’t really understand what it is or what its usage entails. Big Data is an extremely powerful resource in the right hands; the ability to properly sort and...

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Category: Big Data / data / Analytics

Does The Internet Of Things Always Mean Big Data?


Hind Bouzidi (Outscale)

In an interesting article Forget Big Data -- Small Data Is Driving The Internet Of Things*, Forbes writer Mike Kavis makes the point that it’s inaccurate to assume that the Internet of Things necessarily presupposes big data. He’s...

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Category: Big Data / data

The Importance of Knowing Where Your Data is Stored


Hind Bouzidi (Outscale)
It would be nice of think of the cloud as a big pool of computing and storage resources that are simply waiting to be used.  For clients, most of the underlying infrastructure concerns are taken care of by cloud providers and there’s...
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Category: Data Center / data / Big Data