Tag: MPP

Slash Teradata Spend & Modernize

      Setting the Stage Growing up in the enterprise data and analytics marketplace, I’ve had the good fortune to see a number of game-changing technologies born and rise in corporate adoption. In a subset of cases, I’ve seen the same technology collapse just as quickly as it rose. However, Teradata Database is not…
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Graphing Orlando IoT Temperature Sensor Readings

I wondered what temperatures in Orlando have done over this last week. You see I just happen to have a set of IoT devices which are streaming data that I persist into an archive. One of those sensors is on a covered patio in Orlando, so it would be interesting to see what kind of…
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On-Demand Machine Learning

Achieving Machine Learning Nirvana By Shailesh Doshi Recently, I have been in multiple discussions with clients who want to achieve consistent operationalized data science and machine learning pipelines while the business demands more ‘on-demand’ capability. Often the ‘on-demand’ conversation starts with ‘Apache Spark’ type usage for analytics use cases but then eventually lead to a…
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Meetup: Introducing Greenplum 5.0

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017 6:00 PM PST Pivotal 875 Howard St., 5th Floor, San Francisco, CA (map) Greenplum 5.0 is a commercially available and open source Data Warehouse. This is the next milestone for the Greenplum community since Greenplum was officially open sourced in October of 2015. Derek Comingore

Some Bits on PXF Plugins

“Occasionally it becomes desirable and necessary…to make real what currently is merely imaginary” By Kyle Dunn If you’ve not heard already, Pivotal eXtensible Framework, or PXF (for those of you with leftover letters in your alphabet soup), is a unified (and parallel) means of accessing a variety of data formats stored in HDFS, via a…
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Going Beyond Structured Data with Pivotal Greenplum

When you think about data in a relational data management system, you think of a structured data model organized in rows and columns that fit neatly into a table. While relational databases excel at managing structured data, their rigidity often causes headaches for organizations with diverse forms of data.