Is Data Modeling Dead?

Follow the mainstream technology hype machine and one could easily be led to believe that data modeling is dead.  The story goes something like, “Thanks to agile technologies like Hadoop and techniques such as schema on read, prescribed data modeling…

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Getting the Most from Your Data Lake

Enterprises are approaching big data with a heady mixture of anxiety and anticipation. On one hand, these initiatives promise to deliver new levels of flexibility and productivity to competitive business models, but on the other there is widespread concern over…

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2015 in Big Data – What to Expect

In 2014, Apache™ Hadoop® gathered momentum as the leading platform for big data analytics. Without a doubt, Hadoop is clearly here to stay, it has extended its dominance from enterprise software into social media—Twitter and Facebook both use it—making it…

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Op-Ed: Cracks in the Oracle Empire

Will March 2013 be the turning point where Big Data begins to noticeably eat away at the database establishment? In "Cracks in the Oracle Empire," Wall Street Journal writer Steve Rosenbush reported Oracle Corporation executives blaming the sales force for…

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The Race is On with Open Source

At Think Big we're focused on helping customers create measurable value from Big Data. Fast access to that data is becoming mandatory as enterprises move beyond the first phase of adoption of Big Data. Over the last few months a number of…

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