28 January 2016

Is MapReduce Dead?

With the emergence and increasing popularity of DAG execution engines like Spark, one of the most common questions our clients want answers to is, “What is the future of MapReduce as an execution engine for Hadoop?” Many mainstream production applications are using MapReduce as their foundation, and companies have made huge investments in developing Mappers, […]

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19 January 2016

Data Visualization – Now in the Cloud!

Data that is visual is data that is more useful. Oracle’s Data Visualization Cloud Service (DVCS) is a new and advanced Oracle Cloud Service made available in November 2015. It is a web-based tool that enables you to explore analytical data visually and on an individual basis. It is Oracle’s cloud version of the Visual […]

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6 January 2016

Why would you want to use cloud for your Planning and Budgeting needs

“Cloud” is becoming the latest buzzword everywhere. Not only in technology, but in every business, executives are wondering how exactly they can benefit from the Cloud. At the same time, they do not want to stir up the comfort level of their company’s current user base. The critical patch updates, version upgrades are becoming harder […]

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