Hadoop Summit 2015 Reflections

Before the ink has even really dried on Hadoop Summit15 in San Jose I am sitting down in a rare moment of peace to write out some reflections from my experience and what I have seen from the sessions, keynotes, partners, and users here at the show. Hadoop … READ MORE

Chris Harrold July 2nd, 2015

Data lakes for data science

Big data can be challenging for an enterprise organization, because big data affects data scientists, application developers, and infrastructure managers differently. Each of these specialists has different needs when it comes to analytic frameworks and storage infrastructure. A data lake is a storage strategy to collect data in … READ MORE

Steve Hoenisch June 16th, 2015

Is It All About The Data Scientist?

The answer is no. It is a holistic, team effort that involves expanding the mind and skill set of executives, business users, IT implementers, data scientists, and application developers to all work collectively to define a strategy and derive newer insight from big data. And that is why … READ MORE

Mona Patel May 19th, 2015

When Big Data Becomes More Valuable Than Your Products/Services

A recent global study across 1000 executives conducted by EMC and Capgemini reports the following: “64% of respondents said that big data is changing traditional business boundaries and enabling non-traditional providers to move into their industry, and over half (53%) expect to face increased competition from start-ups enabled … READ MORE

Mona Patel April 23rd, 2015

Destination Data Lake: Accelerating the Big Data Journey

Most people understand that big data and analytics can have a positive impact on their business. What trips them up is how to make that happen. EMC’s answer to that complex challenge is the EMC Business Data Lake, the industry’s first fully engineered, enterprise-grade data lake that’s redefining big … READ MORE

Mona Patel March 23rd, 2015

Innovating The Marketing Process With A Data Lake

Like many global companies, EMC depends heavily on a CRM to manage sales and purchasing data about its vast global installed base. Over time, we realized that without big data analytics, this customer data was trapped inside our systems and providing limited value. EMC decided that offering analytical … READ MORE

Mona Patel February 26th, 2015

Want To Build A Data Science Team?

EMC Offers a Holistic Approach to data science. Many of our customers invest in big data solutions to target their sales prospects better, explore advanced medical research, and make their internal processes more efficient. The biggest obstacle to getting these initiatives out of the gate is the shortage of … READ MORE

Mona Patel February 3rd, 2015

Multitenancy for Hadoop data on an EMC Isilon cluster

The process of analyzing big data within big organizations can be complicated. There can be many data sets to analyze, some which are stored in silos or contain secure information. And there can be many different Hadoop users accessing these data sets, each with different permissions and credentials. … READ MORE

Kirsten Gantenbein December 9th, 2014

EMC CIO Takes On Big Data Problems With Analytics

Every second of every day, IT generates enormous amounts of data around operational activity – system behavior, application performance, user actions, security activity, and more. Instead of viewing this data explosion as a Big Data problem, IT views it as opportunity to use Big Data solutions such as … READ MORE

Mona Patel December 9th, 2014

All Paths Lead To A Federation Data Lake

Is your organization constrained by 2nd platform data warehouse technologies with limited or no budget to move forward towards 3rd platform agile technologies such as a Data Lake? As an EMC customer you have the advantage of leveraging existing EMC investments to develop a Federation Data Lake at minimal cost. … READ MORE

Mona Patel October 30th, 2014
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