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What’s Blockchain and Can It Help You Trust Your Data?


  It first appeared in 2008 with the Bitcoin currency, this year, Blockchain technology achieved the summit of Gartner’s “Hype Cycle.” While many economists or policy actors have expressed their interest to use the technology (i.e. the government of Honduras, Ghana and Georgia wish to secure their land titles in a Blockchain and, in the private […]

When It Comes to Big Data and Cloud, Continuous Innovation is the Model


  During the 2008 election campaign, Barack Obama denounced his opponents for advocating “change” as an electoral argument while belonging to the government party that “had changed nothing.” He approached the situation with humor, employing an expression well-known across the Atlantic: “You can put lipstick on a pig, but it’s still a pig.“ This expression […]

How to Load Data into Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse using PolyBase & Talend ETL


  Azure SQL Data Warehouse is a cloud-based, scale-out database capable of processing massive volumes of data, both relational and non-relational. Built on a massively parallel processing (MPP) architecture, SQL Data Warehouse can handle any enterprise workload. With increasing focus on business decisions in real-time, there has been a paradigm shift in not only keeping […]

Getting Started with Big Data


  Big data is here to stay After social media, the Internet of Things is the next big driving force behind the increase in data worldwide, which is doubling in size every two years.  [1] At the same time, data processing speeds and capabilities are becoming increasingly important because—much like food—data loses relevance after a […]

Accelerate Data Lake Creation and Software Development Lifecycles with Talend Integration Cloud Winter ’17


  Today, we announced the general availability of the Winter ’17 release of Talend Integration Cloud, an Integration-as-a-Service (iPaaS) platform. This release helps customers build data lakes dramatically faster using AWS S3 and reduce data security vulnerabilities through controlled access. The new release also enables customers to continuously deliver integration projects, accelerate the software development […]

Apache Beam Your Way to Greater Data Agility


  If you are Captain Kirk or Mr. Spock and you need to get somewhere in a hurry, then you “beam” there, it’s just what you do. If you are a company and you want to become more data driven, then as surprising as it may sound, the answer there could be beam as well, […]