The Smart Data Blog

Show Recap: Strata + Hadoop World 2016

Posted by Kirk Newell on Oct 19, 2016 4:51:00 PM

Last month, the Cambridge Semantics team set off to New York City for Strata + Hadoop World 2016, or what Wired likes to call, “the lollapalooza of big data conferences.”

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Topics: Hadoop, Data Lake, Smart Data Lake

5 Data Lake Capabilites Essential to Business Success

Posted by Marty Loughlin on Aug 31, 2015 9:13:33 AM

Many data lake projects achieve their IT objective: cheap storage of all enterprise data in raw form, but fail in their business objective to deliver value from this data. Why? Because making the data accessible and usable for business users is hard.

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Topics: Smart Data, Data Management, Data Integration, Big Data, Data Governance, Hadoop, Data Lake

Interested in Apache Spark without the Coding?

Posted by Marty Loughlin on Jun 22, 2015 11:08:20 AM

Many Hadoop users, seeking higher performance and a better analytics engine, are turning to Apache Spark for data transformation (ELT) on HDFS. While Spark offers many advantages, you still need programmers (Scala or Java) to create your jobs.

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Topics: Smart Data, Data Integration, Big Data, Spark, Hadoop